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Weather Red Report

A weekly news segment focusing on disaster preparedness & humanitarian services

This Week's Report

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About The Weather Red Report

weather channel logo The American Red Cross and The Weather Channel – two of America’s most trusted brands – have partnered to produce the Weather Red Report. Airing every Sunday at 8:40 am (ET) on The Weather Channel, viewers will learn the latest news on current national and regional weather-related emergencies and to learn important, time-sensitive and life-saving information to stay safe during weather-related disasters.

Be Prepared On-The-Go - The Emergency App

weather channel logo This all-inclusive, free Red Cross mobile app lets you monitor more than 35 different severe weather patterns and get emergency alerts to help keep you and your loved ones safe. The Emergency App also includes information on what to do before, during and after a disaster – right at your fingertips. Download for free, today.

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Get Prepared for Weather Emergencies

Floods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters. Flooding often occurs following a hurricane, thawing snow, or several days of sustained rain. Flash floods occur suddenly, due to rapidly rising water along a stream or low-lying area. Watch the video to learn what to do to keep your loved ones safe!

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Tornadoes are violent: they can completely destroy well-made structures, uproot trees and hurl objects through the air like deadly missiles. Although severe tornadoes are most common in the Plains States, they can happen anywhere. Watch the video to learn what to do to keep your loved ones safe.

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A thunderstorm is considered severe if it produces hail at least 1 inch in diameter or has wind gusts of at least 58 miles per hour. Every thunderstorm produces lightning, which kills more people each year than tornadoes or hurricanes. Heavy rain from thunderstorms can cause flash flooding, and high winds can damage homes and blow down trees and utility poles, causing widespread power outages. Watch the video to learn what to do to keep your loved ones safe.

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Getting prepared may sound difficult or time consuming but – with a little help from the Red Cross – it’s actually very doable. Make sure to get a kit, make a plan and be informed. Watch the video to learn more about how to make sure you and your loved ones are prepared for any emergency.

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