Michigan may be known for snowfall amounts and cold weather more than for tornados, but according to the Emergency Management Division of the Michigan State Police, the state averages 16 tornados a year. That’s no small number and not something we should take lightly.
Tornados can go from a watch to a warning in a matter of minutes. They tend to occur most in the late afternoon and early evenings from April to July. Even though the average tornado is on the ground less than 10 minutes, its destruction can wreak havoc for miles. Having an emergency plan in place is important for the safety of you and your family.
It’s important to have a disaster supply kit on hand to help you prepare and respond to emergency weather conditions. Kits should include the following:
Respond and Recover Kits
Take advantage of special Farm Bureau member savings on many of these items through the Grainger Industrial Supply program. Grainger provides discounts on thousands of items plus free shipping on all standard online orders.
Simply visit a local Grainger branch or shop from the convenience of your home here. Online registration is required to receive any discounts along with providing the Farm Bureau account code 848-519-542 at the time of registration or at the time of purchase at your local branch.
Talk to your family today about putting together an emergency plan in case bad weather strikes your area.