We all have learned very important lessons about the use of technology to ease the challenges that nature can present.

Disaster Preparation Technology Suggestions:

1. Get the entire family familiar with texting.

2. Make powering up part of your Severe Weather plan.

3. Gather useful page links and mobile apps now.

4. Practice accessing backup plans and information.

5. Don't rely upon technology totally: food, water, and other essential supplies come first.