Severe Weather Resources and Safety Tips

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

(WRDW/WAGT) -- News 12 NBC 26 is On Your Side when severe weather threatens you and your family's safety. Our On Your Side web team has put together resources to help you and your family stay safe and ride out the storm.

Did the power go out?


List of ways to check power outages in the CSRA

A number of power outages can be expected across Georgia and South Carolina after severe weather pushes through the area.


Are the roads flooded near you?


Roads and intersections most prone to flooding in the CSRA

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 CSRA (WRDW/WAGT) -- We're on your side with a list of areas prone to flood across the river region.


Are you in the path of a dangerous thunderstorm?


Lightning safety tips: Prevention and reaction

Lightning may not seem as destructive as other natural disasters, yet a strike can cause serious damage to business equipment and electrical appliances, disrupt electrical service for long periods of time, and spark wildfires.



Staying safe during threats of hail

Hailstorms normally last for only a few minutes, but they can really cause damage. So what is hail and how can you protect yourself from it?



Staying safe in and around your home during severe weather

When severe weather threatens, dangers can be lurking in and around your home.


Not sure what to do in case of a tornado?


Tornado Facts and Safety Tips

Tornadoes can form quickly at any moment, and sometimes without warning. It's important to familiarize yourself with these massive storms and create a plan for you and your family should one touch down near your home.


Not sure what the difference is between a watch and a warning?


What is the difference between a Watch and a Warning?

Do you know the difference between a severe weather watch and a warning?


Want to know how to keep News 12 NBC 26 with you during the storm?

How to sign up for county-specific weather alerts in the News 12 NBC 26 App

News 12 NBC 26 recently launched updates to the News 12 NBC 26 app. As part of the updates, users can now select the county or counties they want to receive Severe Weather alerts for.



Sign up for WRDW/WAGT Facebook Live alerts for severe weather coverage

We're On Your Side as severe weather heads in our direction and we're also extending our coverage live on Facebook.




At News 12 NBC 26, we are committed to keeping you and your family safe. So whether it's just heavy rain or something much worse, turn to the On Your Side team for the latest information.