With winter long gone and the thunderstorms that are rolling in this week, we must all be prepared for the inevitable approach of spring and the tornadoes that could potentially come with it. As much as I love stormy weather, it's always good to be prepared for the event that a twister touches down in the Kalamazoo area.

We all know the story of the famous 1980 tornado that swept through Kalamazoo which registered as an F3 and caused more that $50,00,000 in damage. The story itself was chronicled on YouTube in the video below. You can see well known buildings as they were after the tornado rampaged and damaged the city from the storm:

Since we are 10 days away from the 38th Anniversary of the Kalamazoo Tornado, let's look at some important 'dos and don'ts' of tornado safety:

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Hope that helps.


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