Test your storm knowledge

Test your storm knowledge

Outage & Storm Center

1. If you see a downed power line, stay away from it and call Cobb EMC or 911 immediately.

A. True

B. False

 

2. A storm kit containing nonperishable food, water, batteries and other supplies should only be kept in the spring and summer, when thunderstorms are more likely to occur.

A. True

B. False

 

3. During a storm, which parts of your home should you avoid?

A. None. The whole house is safe.

B. The kitchen.

C. Anywhere near windows and exterior doors.

 

4. If you’re outdoors and hear thunder, what should you do?

A. Go indoors.

B. Stay outside until you see lightning.

C. Nothing. Thunder won’t hurt.

 

5. During a storm, it’s safe to…

A. Talk on a corded phone.

B. Take a bath or wash dishes.

C. Talk on a cell phone.

Now that you’ve aced the quiz, make sure you’re prepared for severe weather. Visit the Outage and Storm Center for more tips.

 

Answers: 1A, 2B, 3C, 4A, 3C

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