High Winds and Hail


Hail and Straight-Line Winds

Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2019, Day 3: High Winds & Hail

Hail and Straight-Line Winds can be Just as Deadly as Tornadoes!



  • Move indoors and keep away from windows. If in a car, cover yourself in a blanket! Hail can shatter glass.
  • Hail can exceed the size of softballs and fall at speeds over 100 mph!


Straight-Line Winds

  • The same safety rules for tornadoes apply!
  • Avoid trees! Most related deaths and damages are from fallen trees.
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