Severe weather is expected in the Central and Western Oklahoma Region this week and this weekend. Oklahoma is prone to severe thunderstorms and the American Red Cross urges residents to take steps now to stay safer when severe weather threatens.
The American Red Cross kick-offed their 2014 Heroes Campaign and Red Cross Month event on Feb. 28. During the month of March 'Heroes' that have pledged to raise $1,000 for their local Red Cross chapter will be doing everything they can to make their goal as well as promote the mission of the organization, preparedness.
The next couple days will be extremely cold so its important to stay warm and to limit any work you have to do outdoors. The American Red Cross has released these 9 safety tips to help people stay warm.
When people donate money to help in the relief efforts we are left with the feeling that we have helped out in some small way. However, the question that remains is: "Where Do Those Millions Go?"
Tornadoes can strike at anytime and with the recent storms in Moore and Northern Texas, it is now more important than ever to know the warning signs and have a plan in case of these deadly storms were to form in the local communities. Here are the American Red Cross' tips to be aware and prepared for a tornado.