Guideline 4: Warning Dissemination
Receiving StormReady recognition will be contingent upon having one or more of the following means of ensuring timely warning dissemination to citizens. Requirements are based population.
- Required locations:
- 24 hour warning point
- Emergency Operations Center
- City Hall
- School Superintendent office
- Recommended locations:
- Public libraries
- Parks and recreation areas
- Public utilities
- Sports arenas
- Departments of Transportation
Cable television audio/video overrides.
Local Flood warning systems with no single point of failure.
Other locally-controlled methods like a local broadcast system or sirens on emergency vehicles.
Outdoor warning sirens.
Counties Only: A County-wide communications network that ensures the flow of information between all cities and towns within its borders. This would include acting as a warning point for the smaller towns.