September is National Preparedness Month. Across the United States, your Local Emergency Management Office will promote and support these emergency preparedness efforts and encourages all Americans to take action. You can join the effort by following four steps: Build a KitMake a … [Read more...] about Are you Prepared?
Public Service Announcement
Grilling Safety Safety Tips: Backyard Safety Grilling Safety According to the NFPA, gas and charcoal grills caused an average of 3,400 structure fires and 4,900 outdoor fires in or on home properties in 2005, resulting in a combined direct property loss of $137 million. To make sure your … [Read more...] about Public Service Announcement
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!
Earthquake Preparedness 101
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
Skywarn Spotter Training
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