We've officially entered into the most active month of severe weather season, which means that it's imperative that you take steps to ensure that you and your family stay safe.

I spoke with Justin Weaver, the meteorologist in charge at the Lubbock National Weather Service, about the top 10 ways that you can prepare your home for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes.

10 Ways to Prepare for Severe Weather in West Texas

Make sure your home and family are prepared for severe weather with these tips straight from meteorologist Justin Weaver with the Lubbock National Weather Service.

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