The 4 cornerstones of severe weather preparedness are: Plan, Practice, Monitor and Act. Have a plan wherever you are (home, school, work on the road, etc.). Practice that plan with the entire family. Monitor when severe weather is in the forecast (TV, radio, weather radio, apps, internet, etc.). Act (take cover) when severe weather threats. All week long during our weather segments, we'll have tips to keep you and your family safe during severe weather.