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With the recent storm in our area it is important to know how to prepare for serve weather. Here is a little information on how to prepare for a hail storm.
Preparing for a hail storm involves taking measures to protect yourself, your family, and your property from the potential damage caused by hailstones. Here are some steps you can take to prepare for a hail storm:
- Stay informed: Check weather reports regularly and stay up-to-date on any severe weather alerts. You can also sign up for local emergency notifications to receive alerts on your phone or via email.
- Protect your car: If you have a garage or carport, park your car inside to protect it from hail damage. If you don’t have a garage, consider covering your car with a thick blanket or car cover.
- Secure outdoor items: Bring in or secure any outdoor furniture, plants, or equipment that could be damaged by hail.
- Close windows and doors: Keep your windows and doors closed during a hail storm to protect your home from damage.
- Stay inside: If you’re indoors during a hail storm, stay away from windows and skylights. Move to a safe area of your home, such as a basement or interior room, until the storm passes.
- Protect yourself: If you have to be outside during a hail storm, wear protective gear such as a helmet or thick clothing to protect yourself from hailstones.
By following these steps, you can help minimize the potential damage caused by a hail storm and keep yourself and your property safe.