A storm doesn't have to be a tornado to cause significant damage — the Bunker Hill and Inwood areas in West Virginia know that. Two families were displaced by storm damage to mobile homes. A National Weather Service damage survey team reviewed Monday night's storm damage in Berkeley County and determined it was caused by straight-line, or thunderstorm, wind damage, meteorologist Brendon Rubin-Oster said Thursday. Weather service survey teams declared damage caused in Ranson , W. Weather: Possible tornado hits Ranson, damage in Berkeley and Jefferson counties. The Enhanced Fujita Scale for tornadoes, which takes damage into account, ranges from EF-0 to EF-5 — the most violent, with winds over mph.
Home Safety Preparedness for Tornadoes
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This procedure will be followed when weather conditions indicate that a tornado or other severe weather may affect company facilities. This procedure assumes that designated personnel on the emergency call list will be contacted to make the decision that building employees should take cover in designated shelter areas. Sign in as a :. Injured Workers. Pinnacol Knowledge Center.
Tornado Safety Rules
Here are some definitions and guidelines to follow to help keep you and your family safe:. Tornado Watch - issued when conditions are favorable for tornado development. People located in and around the watch area should keep an eye to the sky and listen to their NOAA weather radio all hazards or tune to local broadcast media for further weather information.
A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from the base of a thunderstorm down to the ground. Tornadoes are capable of completely destroying well-made structures, uprooting trees, and hurling objects through the air like deadly missiles. Tornadoes can occur at any time of day or night and at any time of the year.