1st Grade Powerpoint

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1st Grade Powerpoint

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SEVERE WEATHER: 

SEVERE WEATHER

Severe Weather is:: 

Severe Weather is: Dangerous weather situations Bad storms Dangerous to people and buildings

Characteristics of Severe Weather: 

Characteristics of Severe Weather Strong Winds/ Dark Skies Rain/Snow Lightning/ Thunder Freezing Rain Hail Tornadoes/ Funnel Clouds

Strong Wind is dangerous because…..: 

Strong Wind is dangerous because….. Knocks down trees Blows around heavy objects Can knock YOU down

Dark skies could mean…: 

Dark skies could mean… A Thunderstorm will possibly come soon Lightning can strike any minute GET INSIDE!

Rain can be dangerous when….: 

Rain can be dangerous when…. There is a lot at one time FLOODS! Causes cars to loose control

Snow can be dangerous by….: 

Snow can be dangerous by…. Blocking you into your house Making it VERY hard to drive Being VERY cold

Lightning can be dangerous because…: 

Lightning can be dangerous because… You can be struck! It can hit trees; they can fall Can start fires

Thunder can mean…: 

Thunder can mean… A thunderstorm is coming Lightning will strike soon Thunder is… The sound lightning makes Can make a big BOOM or CLAP noise!

Freezing Rain is…: 

Freezing Rain is… Rain that freezes into ice as it falls to the ground Sometimes called “sleet” Can make everything VERY slippery

Hail is…: 

Hail is… Small or large chunks of ice Falls from the sky; usually with rain Can be VERY damaging

Tornadoes and funnel clouds are…: 

Tornadoes and funnel clouds are… VERY strong wind Whirlwinds/spinning columns of air Tornadoes are stronger/bigger

What to do for Safety?: 

What to do for Safety? #1 Rule: GET INSIDE!!

Get Down!: 

Get Down! Get inside the basement if possible. Stay AWAY from windows

Cover UP!: 

Cover UP! If flying objects, cover up! Blankets, coats, helmet Get under something strong!

Snow Storm Safety…: 

Snow Storm Safety… Stay inside during bad snow storms If outside wear: Hat Coat/snow pants Boots Gloves

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