- It lets you know that now is the time to be "weather aware" and keep an eye to the sky.
- Keep your radio, television, or mobile device nearby.
- A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means that storms with at least 58mph winds and/or Quarter size hail or larger are possible in any storm that forms.
- A Tornado Watch means that conditions are favorable for a tornado to form in any severe storm that develops.
- A warning is much more serious than a watch.
- A Severe Thunderstorm Warning means large hail and damaging winds are likely in the storm, and you should head indoors immediately and stay away from windows.
- Remember that a tornado can still form at any time from a Severe Thunderstorm Warning, so take shelter inside every time you see this warning issued.
- A Tornado Warning means a tornado has been spotted, or radar indicates a tornado could form at any time or is already occurring.
- You should find shelter immediately if you hear this warning for your area.
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