This image made from a video taken through a car window shows a tornado near Wynnewood, Okla., Monday, May 9, 2016. A broad tornado capable of leaving "catastrophic" damage in its wake churned across the Oklahoma landscape Monday, prompting forecasters to declare a tornado emergency for two communities directly in its path. (Hayden Mahan via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
When severe weather strikes, it's important to have a plan in place to keep yourself and your family safe.
Here are some safety tips for severe weather circumstances provided by the National Weather Service:
If you're caught outside during a storm:
What about after a storm?
For more information on severe thunderstorms, how to prepare, and what to do after one strikes, click here.