(KMOV.com) -- The sights and sounds of tornadoes are terrifying. Here in the Midwest we see the devastating effects of twisters often; and because of that, sirens and severe weather alerts can be a frightening- especially for children.
St. Louisans know when the alarm sounds to head to the basement.
But sometimes even that isn’t enough.
4 Warn meteorologist Katie Horner has a few simple tips to help keep your kids safe and calm during the storm.