Cielo Vista Mall is a Storm Ready space. KTSM is reporting that they were awarded that designations by the National Weather Service.

It means that Cielo Vista Mall is ready to handle all types of severe and potentially life-threatening weather situations, and has undergone hazardous weather training.

Cindy Foght, Director of Marketing at Cielo Vista Mall said they are proud to have gotten the designation, and they know that the mall plays a key role in the area, and the safety and security of area residents and visitors is of utmost importance to mall officials.

NOAA says on its website, 'Together we will inform and empower communities, businesses, and people to make pre-event decisions that can be life-saving and prevent or limit devastating economic losses. We are a nation of many communities, and it is only through connected communities that we will achieve this goal.'