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Storm Team 12: Alerts at home important for severe weather season

Published: Mar. 2, 2021 at 8:45 PM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - According to the National Weather Service, the peak hours for tornadoes are historically between 4 and 8 p.m., but they can also happen late at night. A tornado last may moved through Tennessee a little after midnight, leading widespread damage, hundreds of injuries and 25 fatalities.

Sirens are meant to warn people of the possibility of a tornado in the area, but they are only meant for outdoor use and are not meant to be heard within your home. You want to make sure you have a way to receive alerts at home, especially at night.

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