Warnings and watches
A storm watch means a storm is possible in your area. When a watch is issued, listen to local radio and TV stations for additional information. Be alert to changing weather conditions and avoid unnecessary travel.
A storm warning means a storm is headed for or is already in your area. When a storm warning is issued:
- Safety experts recommend that you stay indoors; its the best place to protect yourself.
- If you must go outside, wear several layers of lightweight clothing this will keep you warmer than a single heavy coat.
- Cover your mouth to protect your lungs from cold air or debris in the air.