Tornado Disaster Preparedness Request a Quote Before a Tornado Prepare an emergency kit and make a family communications plan.Listen to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio, or television newscasts. Heed instructions given by local emergency management officials.Be alert to changing weather conditions and watch for approaching storms. Danger Signs Include: Dark, often greenish skyLarge hailA large, dark, low-lying cloud (particularly if rotating)Loud roar, similar to a freight train.If you see approaching storms or any of the danger signs, be prepared to take shelter immediately. Get A Quote Today Name Email Phone Question Thank you! Oops!