It's also important to keep food, water and supplies on hand for your young infants and pets.
Experts say if you need to get out in the storm, dress appropriately.
As the American Red Cross prepares for potential weather, they'd like to also remind people to prepare by giving donations to help families during disasters.
To learn more about the Red Cross or to donate, click here.
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