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Preparedness, Awareness, & Common Sense are Your Best Protections while Driving in Chicago-Area Severe Summer Weather
Preparedness, Awareness, & Common Sense
are Your Best Protections while Driving in Chicago-Area Severe Summer Weather
While riding home from Chicago yesterday, we got pounded with rain. A storm blew up suddenly and the rain was accompanied by ominous dark clouds and high gusts of wind. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning had been issued for our County and surrounding counties for the entire night.
This year's already been full of weather warnings in the Chicagoland area. The past winter was a bugger and it seemed to last forever.
Spring's warmer weather has finally arrived. But in the Midwest, (and many other areas of the U.S.) that means the potential for tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, and flooding arrives too.
In the Chicago area, the highways are often jam-packed. That was the case yesterday. And it got me thinking ...
"What if a storms' winds, flooding, hail, or even a tornado occurs while we're in our car? What should I do? How do I protect us?"
So, I did a little investigating today. This is the information I found:
If the car is moving:
Tune in to your car's radio to get the latest weather info. Stay informed of ... more
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