FOX 9 Tornado Emergency Checklist - KMSP-TV

FOX 9 Tornado Emergency Checklist

Large plastic bin with lid ____ 


Flashlight ____


Battery powered radio ____


First aid kit ____


Bicycle helmets (to protect your head) ____


Whistle (to call for help if you are trapped) ____


Extra clothing/blankets ____


Extra shoes (to walk over damage/debris) ____


Extra car keys ____


Extra credit card/cash/travelers checks ____


Extra batteries (for all electronic items) ____


Bottled water (1 per person) ____


Snacks (granola bars) ____


Conduct severe weather safety drills every year on May 1 and designate an area of your house as your "safe room". Keep the emergency kit in the safe room at all times.

Your safe room should be a windowless interior room, preferably in the basement.

Pick two meeting places, one near your house/one outside of your neighborhood, just in case family members get separated:


1. ________________________________


2. ________________________________



Choose an out of town friend or relative to act as your family "check-in" contact for everyone to call in case you are separated. This is important for parents who work out of the home and kids in school and after school activities:


Contact and phone number(s): ___________________________________________


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