Tornado Policy

Safety & OSHA

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Tornado season in the Mid-West is generally May through August. However, tornados have struck in April, September, October, and November.

Tornado Watch: Issued when the weather conditions are favorable to the formation of tornados, for example, during a severe thunderstorm.

Tornado Warning: Issued when a tornado funnel is sighted or indicated by weather radar.

Storm Shelter Sign Tornado