In our continuing series related to Severe Weather Awareness Week, we talk about lightning safety. If you find yourself caught in a thunderstorm, there are several things you can do to stay safe from lightning strikes. Here are some lightning safety tips: Seek Shelter: The best way to protect yourself from lightning is to seekRead more
Taking Shelter When Severe Weather Strikes
Severe weather can strike at any time, and it’s important to know the best places to shelter in order to stay safe. Whether it’s a tornado, hurricane, or blizzard, having a safe place to go can mean the difference between life and death. Here are some of the best places to shelter from severe weather.Read more
Get Alerts When Severe Weather Approaches
You need to know when severe weather is approaching! Luckily there are now a variety of ways that you can be alerted when conditions are favorable for severe weather to strike! Local News One of the easiest ways to stay aware of sever weather conditions, is to tune into your local TV news. Chances are,Read more
What Is the Difference Between a Storm Watch, Warning, and Advisory?
This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan. The Chesterfield Fire Department wants everyone to know how to be safe at home, work, and outside. As such, throughout the week we will be posting topics about weather safety. Today we look at the differences between a Warning, Watch or Advisory. Watches, Warnings & AdvisoriesRead more