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How ready are you and your family in the event of a Tornado?

  




Get your family and home ready for a tornado with the official Tornado App from the American Red Cross. The tornado warning app puts everything you need to know to prepare for a tornado – and all that comes with it – in the palm of your hand. With interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice it’s never been easier to be ready.

From your mobile phone, call "**REDCROSS" (**73327677) and we will send you a link to download the app to your phone or you can download them directly from the iTunes or Google Play app stores.

Features

·         Simple step-by-step instructions to help you know what-to-do even if the cell towers and TVs are down. Prioritized actions for before, during, and after requires no mobile connectivity.

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Audible siren that automatically goes off even if app is closed when NOAA issues a TORNADO WARNING helping to reduce the chance of sleeping through an actual warning.

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Push notification sent when a WARNING expires – especially important if power goes out while you or your family are in your safe room.

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Help distant friends and family in tornado alley with ability to receive tornado watch and warning alerts based on their location from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Red Cross location-based open shelters map for when you need it most.

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Be ready should a tornado hit by learning how to assemble an emergency kit for your family in the event of power outage or evacuation.

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Reduce your household’s stress and anxiety should a tornado hit by learning to make and practice an emergency plan.

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Preloaded content means you have instant access to all safety information at anytime, even without reception or an Internet connection.

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Interactive quizzes allow you to earn badges that you can share with your friends and show off your tornado knowledge.

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Know how many tornadoes have occurred in your area.

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Know the difference between a tornado warning and a tornado alert.

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Learn how to deal with food and water impacted by floods and power outages.

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Simply let friends/family know you’re safe with customizable “I’m Safe” notification sharable thru social media, text and email.

·         Let others know where you are with the Toolkit’s stobe light, flashlight and audible alert functions.