Natural Disasters

Every part of the country faces natural disasters. Certain disasters are more frequent in some parts of the country than in others. Wichita Falls faces a greater risk from tornadoes than it does from earthquakes or rock slides, however, North Texas does face a wide variety of disasters including: flash floods, droughts, winter storms, and straight-line winds. While it is not possible to avoid every natural hazard, there are actions that you can do to make your family and yourself safer when those events do occur.