Safe&Sound: Tornado Season Safety for Your Virginia Family


Virginia's tornado season runs March through May, but severe weather, including damaging winds and tornadoes, can occur anytime during spring and warmer weather months. Protect your home by checking your trees regularly and keep those, especially closest to home, healthy and trimmed. When severe weather is in the forecast, bring in loose items from your driveway, yard, patio and deck, including trash cans, toys, and planters. Also secure outdoor grills and furniture. Park your car in a garage or away from large trees.

When severe weather is on your doorstep, your family's safety is most important! Make sure you have a good plan in place when a tornado warning is issued. Here's good information from 2018's tornado season:



We hope you stay safe and don't experience damage to your home from severe weather this spring and summer, but if you do, no worries. Most damage due to severe weather, with the exception of flooding, is covered by your homeowners or renters policy. If you have questions or need to file a claim, rest assured! You can call your local independent agent or give us a call at 1-800-552-8660. If it's after hours, you may also call our Claims Hotline at 1- 877-968-7252 . We'll help you get you back on your feet.


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