What To Do
In Case of a

What is a tornado?

A tornado is nature's most violent storm. They are spawned from powerful thunderstorms. They can uproot trees and buildings, turn harmless objects into deadly missiles.

A tornado appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends to the ground with whirling winds that can reach 300 miles per hour. Damage paths can be in excess of one mile wide and 50 miles long.

How do I prepare for tornadoes?

What should I do during a tornado watch?

What should I do during a tornado?

What should I do after a tornado?

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City-Parish of Lafayette, Office of Emergency Preparedness,
Lafayette, Louisiana