NC State Extension

Tornado Factsheets

Tornadoes are most common between March and June in North Carolina, although they may occur anytime of the year. Hurricanes may also spawn tornadoes.

Knowing what to do during a tornado may mean the difference between life and death. These factsheets will help you prepare for and remain safe during a tornado.

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This publication offers information on preparation for tornado season in North Carolina.

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Tornado Preparedness

This publication covers how to spot a tornado, where to go during a storm and tornado survival rules and tips.

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Tornado Safety for Schools

This publication offers information to safeguard children at schools during a tornado.