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Tips for staying safe:
1. Create a family plan and make sure all family members know what to do.
2. When a storm or tornado warning is issued, go to your basement or an interior room of your house.
-stay away from windows
-cover your head with a pillow or blanket
-don't forget your pets!
3. Keep a supply kit in your safe room. Include:
Flashlight & extra batteries
4. If you are caught in your car, find a public building nearby, like a mall or grocery store and go inside.
-do not go to a highway overpass
-if you are in a rural area with no shelter in sight, pull over and get into a ditch or low lying area as a last resort
Links to more information about emergency planning: www.michigan.gov/emd & www.ready.gov
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