Category Archives: Oklahoma Storm Shelters

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Tornado

Tornado Supply Checklist: All the Essentials You Should Have

Tornado season is upon us, in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, and we’re all stumped for a solution, even though the residents of Oklahoma know the importance of staying indoors when necessary.

It’s important to have access to a storm safety shelter, whether it’s a local community shelter, an underground bunker, or garage shelter in your home for when a warning is issued.

More importantly, if you’re in charge of running a shelter or for managing it, even the one at home, you should always have certain supplies on hand.

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Science vs. Nature—How We Learned to Understand Tornadoes

Tornadoes have wreaked havoc for years, causing immeasurable destruction and loss of property and life. They’re one of nature’s most unpredictable phenomena, being concentrated in certain areas, especially in the United States.

However, despite the knowledge amassed, we’ve only just scratched the surface, because tornadoes aren’t a macro-level weather event. There is still a lot more to learn.

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Community

Why Does Oklahoma Need More Community Storm Shelters?

Imagine you’re at work or running errands on the other side of town, or your kids are scattered in different parts of town because that’s where their schools are. Your partner works in yet another part of town, and things seem like an ordinary day. It’s raining but that’s business as usual.

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Tornado

Living in Oklahoma: A Basic Guide to Surviving a Tornado

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that, in 2019 alone, the United States experienced 1,520 tornadoes. Out of these, 149 tornadoes were in Oklahoma alone.

Residents of Oklahoma are no strangers to tornadoes, knowing that these annual storms can wreak havoc to their personal belongings and endanger the lives of their families. Given that tornadoes are difficult to predict, you and your family need to be prepared for when they hit.

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Tornado

Debunking Common Tornado Myths

In the age of the internet, nearly everyone is an expert on everything under the sun—and out of the thunderstorm, like tornadoes!

There’s a wealth of information out there by very credible sources, weather experts, survivors, scientists, and other specialists—but there is also a lot of misinformation that could prove to be fateful.

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Why You Need a Storm Shelter for Your Home

In 2019, Accuweather estimated a total of $22 billion worth of damages caused by storms in the US.

With hurricanes and tornadoes getting more destructive year after year, homeowners in hurricane and tornado-prone locations must think about adding a storm shelter to their property.

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Tornadoes In United States: Facts You Should Know

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Organization, tornadoes, considered to be nature’s most violent storms, are more common in the United States than in any other country in the world. Here are some facts that you should know about tornadoes in the United States:

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Tornado

A Closer Look at EF5 Tornadoes

In 2013, an EF5 tornado ravaged Oklahoma City. It was one of the strongest tornadoes we’d seen in decades; a similar tornado was recorded in the 1950s. An EF5 tornado is considered the worst type of tornado with wind speeds of over 200mph—even touching 250mph.

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Tips To Prepare For The Tornado Season

Tornado season is just around the corner. With a weather warm up on the horizon, now is a great time to get prepared for turbulent spring weather. Below are some tips to help you prepare for the tornado season:

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The Deadliest Tornadoes in History to Have Struck Oklahoma

According to the records maintained by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 171 tornadoes have occurred in Oklahoma City between 1890 and 2019. These have been of varying magnitudes, with the most severe ones resulting in an alarmingly high death toll and a lot of destruction. The Oklahoma Metropolitan Area and its suburb Moore seem to have an unfortunate tornado history, especially in the new millennium.

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Storm Shelters

Underground Slope Top Shelter

Concrete Shelter

Underground Garage Shelter

Garage Shelter

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Steel Safe Room

Underground Bunker

Underground Bunker

 

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