March 1st marks the beginning of meteorological spring. Spring is a time of transition, when late-season snowstorms, early thunderstorms and overflowing rivers have each been known to visit Richland County and the surrounding areas.
Tornadoes, lightning, and floods – spring can be three months of danger that will imperil the unprepared. It roars in like a lion, rampaging across the United States throughout March, April and May. Spring hazards include:
- Severe Weather/Tornadoes
Here are a few simple steps to help you be prepared in case severe weather springs into action in this transitioning season:
+ Know Your Risk
+ Take Action!
+ Be A Force of Nature
+ SPRING HAZARDS
+ Severe Weather/Tornadoes
Adapted from: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/spring_safety.html