Do not call 9-1-1, unless you have an emergency — reporting a funnel cloud or tornado is an emergency. The National Weather Service suggests that you follow this guide: In a home, go to the basement and get under the stairwell, or a heavy piece of furniture. If there is no basement, go to an interior … Continued
FAQ Topic: Severe weather
Dial 9-1-1 and report it. Early notification of a tornado can save lives. We will want to know where you are, the direction of the tornado, if it is on the ground, the extent of the damage in the area, and if anyone is obviously injured.