In this special report, Surviving the Storm, the FOX6 StormWarn team provides a variety of ways you can keep your family safe from severe weather.
J-P Dice introduces us to the new dual-polarity radar installed by the National Weather Service and how the new technology is improving forecasters' ability to predict severe storms.
Mickey Ferguson answers the question, "What do you do when severe weather strikes?" He provided options for work, home, or in your car.
Wes Wyatt reports on how a helmet could be the difference between life and death if you are in the path of a tornado.
Fred Hunter reports on outdoor warning sirens and why you should not rely on them to alert you inside your house.
Dennis Washington reports on how new technology in cell phones and tablets is improving the ways people are being alerted to dangerous weather.
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