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Preparing your home for a tornado

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Severe weather can hit at any time and it's important to be prepared, especially if you're an elderly person.

The National Weather Service said Sunday afternoon's tornado in Greensboro was a “high-end EF-2," and had max wind speeds of 135 mph and had a path width of at least 300 yards.

Here are several ways to best prepare:

  • Make an emergency kit
    • Complete with medication, food and water, flashlight, hand-crank radio, cell phone charger
  • Make a list of items to bring in before the storm
  • Inspect your yard

You can contact Linda Pritchett at (336) 292-3875 or visit her website here.

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