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Saturday of National Severe Weather P...

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Has your weather gotten any better? It’s Saturday of NSWPW, which means the theme is Just the Beginning This week, you learned how to take the next step in severe weather preparedness by knowing your risk, being prepared and inspiring others   While National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is over, the need to be prepared is not. Tornad [...]

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We need a superhero to overcome this winter
We need a superhero to overcome this winter Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email thi [...]

Friday of National Severe Weather Pre...

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Leadership doesn’t require a a degree or a stick When it comes to surviving severe weather, helping yourself, your family, and neighbors, being a leader doesn’t take a lot. It certainly doesn’t require you to be an expert public speaker, have a degree in meteorology, special expertise, a big stick, or a pair of stone tablets [...]

Storm Safety: Debunking 10 Myths abou...

Storm Safety: Debunking 10 Myths about Lightning
Be safe when the lightning comes! It’s National Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Watch this informative video about being safe in a lightning storm, and read the following myths about being safe during a storm, and spend a second to think about the places you go, activities you and your family are involved with, and how you can make yo [...]

Weather Alerts: Thursday of National ...

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What’s a “Watch?” What’s a “Warning?” Watch this video and find out NOAA and FEMA have designated the theme for today, Stay Tuned for Weather Alerts. There are a number of ways you can obtain severe weather information without having to touch that dial. Each one has pluses and minuses. It’s important [...]

It’s Wednesday of National Severe Wea...

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Make a Plan! Don’t wait for trouble to strike! Taking a little time now to prepare for bad weather can save you, your family, your pet, or your business, a boatload of grief. The theme for Wednesday of this year’s National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is Make a Plan. Whether you’re a business, a family, a university, or a school, yo [...]

It’s National Severe Weather Pr...

NSWPW Poster 2014
With the unwieldy name and typical tongue-twisting acronym, National Severe Weather Preparedness Week (NSWPW…NISSWAPOW?) kicks off this week (yesterday, Sunday March 2nd, actually). The NOAA site notes that In 2013, there were seven weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States. These [...]

New Security Advisory System

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Department of Homeland Mommyland Security With thanks to Julianna (Lydia) W. Miner. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr [...]

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