Assessing Need

To determine your degree of risk or your need for the protection provided by a safe room built into or on to your home, you need to utilize a few simple tools provided in the FEMA’s Taking Shelter From the Storm.

Using the tornado activity map, note how many tornadoes were recorded per thousand square miles for the area where you live.



Tornado Activity in the United States
Wind Zones in the United States
Evaluate Your Risk