Discuss emergency procedures and hold practice drills with your family.
Post and memorize emergency telephone numbers (including poison control).
Assemble and store a survival kit.
Learn first aid.
Establish a location where the family should reunite if separated.
Choose a communication contact for extended family.
Learn the emergency plans of the family’s schools, day-care centers, clubs and workplaces.
Tune to daily weather forecasts. KCJB radio 910 AM and KMOT-TV channel 10 (channel 7 on cable) will announce a WATCH if an emergency situation is expected, and a WARNING if it is imminent or in progress.
Determine and evacuation route/alternatives.
Know where main utility switches are located and learn how to turn them off if lines rupture.