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Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security


Tornadoes can strike with little or no warning. It's important to plan ahead so you know what to do when a tornado is sighted.


Before a tornado:

Tip: CERT training prepares you to help your family and your community before, during, and after an emergency. Learn more about CERT and other training opportunities here.

When a tornado is spotted:

After a tornado:

Alert Montgomery

Remember to listen to the radio and sign up for Alert Montgomery to stay informed and receive further instructions in the event of an emergency.


Ready - Prepare, Plan, Stay Informed

For more information on preparing for tornadoes visit