When inside

  • Avoid using the telephones or other electrical appliances
  • Do not take a bath or shower

When outdoors

  • Seek shelter inside a sturdy building or a hard top automobile with the windows up
  • If you are boating or swimming, get out of the water immediately and move to a safe shelter away from the water
  • If you are in a wooded area, seek shelter under a thick growth of relatively small trees
  • Avoid isolated trees or other tall objects, bodies of water, sheds, fences, convertible automobiles, tractors and motorcycles
  • If you feel your hair standing on end, squat down with your head between your knees. Do not lie flat!