When is Tornado Season in Southern Trumbull County?
According to the National Weather Service, there were 19 confirmed tornadoes in Ohio in 2020. More than 1,000 tornadoes have touched down in Ohio since 1950, including 38 events that rated at least F4 on the Fujita scale, meaning major damage with winds reaching above 207 mph. But when is the actual tornado season? Allow SERVPRO of Southern Trumbull County to give you a lesson.
Ohio’s tornado season is defined as April through June. In fact, 57% of Ohio's tornadoes have struck in May, June, or July.
This is the time to watch for odd weather signs in the sky. SERVPRO want our residents of Warren, Vienna, and Brookfield to be careful during the warm summer months. Here’s some tips from the National Weather Service to keep you and your family safe during our tornado season.
- Go to a safe shelter immediately, such as a safe room, basement, storm cellar or a small interior room on the lowest level of a sturdy building.
- Stay away from windows, doors, and outside walls.
- Do not go under an overpass or bridge. You are safer in a low, flat location.
- Watch out for flying debris that can cause injury or death.
- Use your arms to protect your head and neck.
- If you cannot stay at home, make plans to go to a public shelter.
Our franchise at SERVPRO of Southern Trumbull County is one of distinction. We are unlike any other restoration company in the area in that we are a Large Loss provider. This title was given to us by SERVPRO corporate, indicating that we have qualified staff, state-of-the-art equipment, and certified training to respond to large-scale disasters. No matter how extensive the damage, we are there to make it "Like it never even happened."
SERVPRO of Southern Trumbull County wants to earn your trust and serve you well beyond just the first time. When large scale disasters occur, SERVPRO of Southern Trumbull County is quick to respond.
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