Severe weather predicted for Friday, Saturday

April 23, 2010

Severe, possibly dangerous, storms are predicted for late Friday and during the day Saturday. The weather system may include strong winds, tornadoes, damaging hail, and heavy rain, with the potential for flooding.

Be alert for changing conditions. Monitor local news outlets and MSU emergency channels for the latest updates, and take all precautions for personal safety.

--If you hear a siren, seek shelter in the nearest building.

--Do NOT go into your vehicle when a siren sounds.

--Seek shelter on the bottom floor of a building, either an interior hallway or basement, if available.

--Stay away from windows and doors.

--If a tornado approaches, assume a kneeling position facing a wall and cover your head with your arms.