Lightning Strikes in Beckley?
Thunderstorm Safety Tips for Beckley
Each March, West Virginia holds Severe Weather Awareness Week to create awareness for all kinds of severe weather, including thunderstorms, which are a common occurrence in the spring. Thunderstorms are dangerous storms that include powerful winds, create lightning and hail, and cause flash flooding and tornadoes.
SERVPRO® of Beckley responds to storm damage emergencies often throughout the year in Beckley and offers these thunderstorm safety tips from the Federal Emergency Management Agency on preparing for a thunderstorm:
- Know your area’s risk of thunderstorms. They can occur year-round and at any hour. Sign up for your community’s warning system.
- The Emergency Alert System (EAS) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio also provide emergency alerts.
- Identify sturdy buildings close to where you live, work, study, and play.
- Cut down or trim trees that may be in danger of falling on your home.
- Consider buying surge protectors, lightning rods, or a lightning protection system to protect your home, appliances, and electronic devices.
- Secure outside furniture.
Call Us Today!
SERVPRO® of Beckley has a team of highly trained restoration technicians on-call 24-hours a day to respond to storm damage emergencies in Beckley. Call us today at 304-253-6633. We’ll restore your storm damage, “Like it never even happened.”
SERVPRO of Beckley is Independently Owned and Operated.