Public Service Announcement North American summers are hot; most summers see heat waves in one section or another of the United States. East of the Rockies, they tend to combine with high temperature and high humidity although some of the worst have been catastrophically dry. Elderly … [Read more...] about Heat Wave!
Two Areas of concern: New Madrid Seismic Zone & Wabash Valley Seismic Zone Before the quake: Secure items that might fall and cause injuries (bookshelves, mirrors, TVs, etc.)Discuss how you will communicate with your family should you be cut off from them (have an out of state contact that … [Read more...] about Earthquake Preparedness 101
Obtain skills to identify severe weather, including thunderstorms, tornados, funnel clouds, wall clouds, hail and more... The Training is free and instructed by National Weather Service Meteorologists from Paducah. The class starts at 6:00 PM on March 16, 2020 at the Henderson County Emergency … [Read more...] about Skywarn Spotter Training
(Public Service Announcement) from your HENDERSON EMA 12-10-19 “Deck the Halls: Fire Safety” Holiday decorations may be visually appealing, but they also increase your risk for a home fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) electrical problems cause 38% of … [Read more...] about Deck the Halls – Fire Safety
The week of December 2, 2019 is Winter Awareness Week. This is a National Weather Service program that provides awareness and preparedness information throughout the week with a series of helpful graphics to keep winter weather safety on your mind. These are just a few of the topics … [Read more...] about Winter Awareness