Tornado Season in Southeast Georgia
We are at the start of tornado season for Southeast Georgia with our biggest threat of wind damage for our inner coastal Georgia areas. Even though tornadoes are year-round in Georgia they see their peak in March through May.
What to know about tornadoes in Georgia
- All of Georgia is prone to tornadoes
- Tornadoes most often occur in mid-afternoon to early evening. But can strike at anytime day or night.
- Georgia tornadoes are often accompanied by hail and strong rainfall.
Know the difference between a Tornado Watch and Tornado Warning
- Tornado Watch: Weather conditions have the "ingredients" to produce a tornado.
- Tornado Warning: A tornado has been spotted in your area and should take immediate shelter.
How to Prepare for Tornado Season
- Identify a "Storm Shelter" that is either an interior room with no windows or a basement preferably.
- Prepare a Storm Ready Kit
- Listen to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio, television newscasts, or download the Ready Georgia mobile app for the latest information.
- Always be aware of changing weather conditions.
Tornado season is here stay prepared and stay aware. SERVPRO of Waycross, Hinesville or Douglas is prepared to help you and your family when a storm hits our rural Georgia area. We offer a wide range of emergency response services such as:
- Tarping Damaged Roofs and Buildings
- Containing Damage
- 24- Hour Emergency Response
- Water Damage Restoration
We are ALWAYS Here to Help our neighbors when disaster strikes. Find out more about how we can help you recover from storm damage here.