Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
754 AM CDT WED SEP 24 2014

...BE INFORMED - MAKE A PLAN - BUILD A KIT - GET INVOLVED...

                    ...MAKE A PLAN...

WITH THE ANNUAL INCREASED RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EACH FALL
IT IS VITAL THAT YOU HAVE A PLAN. A KEY PART OF THIS PLAN SHOULD
BE WHEN AND WHERE TO SHELTER ANYTIME TORNADOES AND OTHER SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS THREATEN.

THE MOST INTERIOR, SMALLEST ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A HOME OR
OTHER STRUCTURE GENERALLY PROVIDES THE BEST PROTECTION FROM FLYING
DEBRIS. INJURIES FROM DEBRIS CAUSES MOST CASUALTIES SO REGARDLESS
OF WHERE YOU SHELTER YOU SHOULD DO SO UNDER TABLES, MATTRESSES
ETC. TO FURTHER PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS. ROOMS USED FOR
SHELTERING SHOULD BE WINDOWLESS. BASEMENTS AND STORM SHELTERS
GENERALLY OFFER THE BEST PROTECTION.

YOUR PLAN SHOULD ALSO INCLUDE KEY COMPONENTS SUCH AS HAVING
COMMUNICATION CAPABILITY, AND HAVING A KIT. ON THURSDAY WE WILL
LOOK AT THE IMPORTANT COMPONENTS OF A SUPPLY KIT.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS, SEE
HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/COM/WEATHERREADYNATION/# OR
HTTP://KYEM.KY.GOV/SW/PAGES/DEFAULT.ASPX

FIND SEVERE WEATHER WARNINGS FOR OUR REGION AT
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/PAH/

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