MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) It's Severe Weather Awareness Week and the WMBF Storm Team is ready to help keep you updated on all things weather and get you prepared.
As Chief Meteorologist Rob Hatchell said in his daily blog, the more we know, the safer we can be. That's why the Storm Team is working hard this week to keep you informed should that severe weather impact our area.
Every day, Rob will update his blog with some new information about severe weather and the tools you need to stay alert and safe. Monday's post included information on severe storms in general.
Rob says thunderstorms are always dangerous because they produce lightning, but that's not the factor in whether or not a storm is severe. Find out more about what it takes to make a storm severe by clicking here.
Meteorologist Marla Branson sent all weather nation members the March newsletter on Monday, also giving out some tips on staying safe in severe weather. Not a weather nation member yet? Go here to sign up right now.
The Storm Team also has some tools handy online and one your mobile phone. Find how what tools you need, here.
Stay with WMBF News and the WMBF Storm Team during Severe Weather Awareness Week to make sure you know what to do if dangerous weather comes through.