FOX 9 Tornado Emergency Checklist - FOX 35 News Orlando

FOX 9 Tornado Emergency Checklist

Large plastic bin with lid ____ 

 

Flashlight ____

 

Battery powered radio ____

 

First aid kit ____

 

Bicycle helmets (to protect your head) ____

 

Whistle (to call for help if you are trapped) ____

 

Extra clothing/blankets ____

 

Extra shoes (to walk over damage/debris) ____

 

Extra car keys ____

 

Extra credit card/cash/travelers checks ____

 

Extra batteries (for all electronic items) ____

 

Bottled water (1 per person) ____

 

Snacks (granola bars) ____

 

Conduct severe weather safety drills every year on May 1 and designate an area of your house as your "safe room". Keep the emergency kit in the safe room at all times.

Your safe room should be a windowless interior room, preferably in the basement.

Pick two meeting places, one near your house/one outside of your neighborhood, just in case family members get separated:

 

1. ________________________________

 

2. ________________________________

 

 

Choose an out of town friend or relative to act as your family "check-in" contact for everyone to call in case you are separated. This is important for parents who work out of the home and kids in school and after school activities:

 

Contact and phone number(s): ___________________________________________

 

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