Category Archives: Oklahoma Storm Shelters

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Trees and power lines during a tornado

6 Precautionary Steps to Stay Safe from Tornado

Dark, auburn sky. Black clouds overcast. Wildly swirling columns of wind — heralds a tornado!

Tornadoes are one of the deadliest natural calamities that hit the United States multiple times annually. Every state has more or less experienced these violent twisters, with Texas recording an average of about 120 tornadoes a year!

They’re characterized by strong funnels hitting the ground with base-ball-sized hails and thundering noises, tearing up everything in their way. In this blog, we’ve compiled some tips and tricks to stay safe from a tornado!

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a thunderstorm

Protecting Your Family During a Heavy Storm: A Guide

Storms are unpredictable. However, they can cause a significant amount of damage and destruction if not dealt with adequately. Protecting your family members should be your priority when you suspect a storm is heading your way.

Here’s a checklist of things you must do to keep you and your loved ones safe from a heavy storm.

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Should You Choose a Concrete Storm Shelter?

Once you’ve decided to invest in your family’s safety against storms and tornadoes, it’s time to determine which shelter will work the best for you. Most people rely on concrete shelters for ultimate security. Read on to learn why it’s an excellent idea to pick a concrete storm shelter.

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A funnel cloud before a tornado formation

Why Storm Chasers Do What They Do

Ever heard about a storm forming and just had to go experience it up close? If you’re crazy enough to say yes, then there may be a little storm chaser hidden inside you. Due to huge numbers of tornadoes striking the US annually, there’s a group of people who are obsessed with this crazy natural phenomenon and like to chase it.

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the aftermath of a tornado

How To Choose Between A Concrete And Steel Storm Shelter

The US faced above 1200 tornadoes in 2020 and around 1500 the year before. When faced by uncertain and unpredictable storms, the safety and concern of your family and loved ones should be of utmost importance. If you reside in the remote areas of Oklahoma and surroundings, you should consider getting a storm shelter installed or constructed right away. Choosing between a concrete and steel storm shelter can be tricky, that is why we have broken the two choices down to factors that you should consider before choosing either one of the shelter material options.

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A tornado that destroyed a car in Oklahoma City.

Why Storm Shelters and Safe Rooms Are Important During a Storm

Storm shelters are essential in an area where severe storms and tornadoes occur to protect people and their valuables. Many people prefer to take refuge in their basements, but it often becomes dangerous as deadly tornadoes can uproot houses from the ground. Many homes also don’t have a basement making it quite risky for them to stay inside their house during a storm.

Here’s why storm shelters and safe rooms are important during a storm.

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A tornado that hit Oklahoma City causing major destruction.

How to Protect Your Car from Severe Storms

Severe storms can cause major damage to an area. They can bring thunderstorms with heavy rains and flash flooding, strong winds, hail, lightning, and tornadoes. If your car is parked outside your house, it will inevitably be damaged due to the weather.

Here are a few ways you can protect your car from severe storms.

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A tornado forming to hit Oklahoma City.

7 Reasons Why You Need a Storm Shelter in Your House

In the US, people have to be prepared for storms, hurricanes, and tornadoes. The intensity of natural calamities is increasing year after year. Tornadoes, in particular, can be extremely destructive and can rip your roofs off and lift entire houses off the ground. With that in mind, it is essential to build storm shelters in your house to keep you and your family safe.

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Tornado-caused destruction in Oklahoma City.

10 Things You Need to Know About a Tornado

Tornadoes occur when warm air rises rapidly, creating an updraft. While the rain cools the air around, because of the shift in winds, the wall cloud starts to rotate. The rotation intensifies, leading to a funnel-like shape and creating a strong suction as the warm air continues to rise. It can be quite clear at first; however, the cloudy consistency becomes visible when it picks up debris and clouds.

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A tornado coming toward Oklahoma City.

Concrete Vs Steel Storm Shelter: Which One to Choose?

Are you thinking about investing in a storm shelter but are wondering which one to choose? Installing a storm shelter in your house would be a great way to prepare for the upcoming tornado season. It will help you protect your family and valuables during severe weather.

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