Tornado 101: What you need to know about staying safe

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Tornado 101: What you need to know about staying safe
Tornado 101: What you need to know about staying safe
Tornado 101: What you need to know about staying safe

Tornadoes are a threat to many parts of Canada during the summer months, and even if the environment is extremely favourable for supercell tornadoes, forecasters have limited ability to say when or if a specific storm will produce a tornado.

To help keep you and your family safe, below is a refresher on what's most important to remember when a tornado warning is issued in your area.

Tornado safety graphic
Tornado safety graphic

Additional tip: You'll also want to make sure you are wearing good shoes. If your area takes a direct hit, you do not want to walk through a debris field barefoot.

Be sure to watch the video above for more potentially life-saving tips from meteorologist and storm chaser, Jaclyn Whittal.

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