Are You Weather-Ready? 

What does being "Weather-Ready" mean and why is it important to you?

Being "Weather-Ready" means being prepared to face extreme weather events. It means being resilient to the horrible devastation that extreme weather can leave in its wake. Being Weather-Ready can save your life, your family's life, it can keep you and your family safe during the storm, and it can help you bounce back in the wake of disaster.

"Ultimately, a Weather-Ready Nation is one of people empowered to make life-saving decisions that also prevent devastating economic losses. It’s all of us working together to become a nation known for its resiliency in the face of deadly weather and water events."

-NOAA Strategic Priority: Building a Weather-Ready Nation

Find out more about Weather-Ready Nation here!

So how can you become Weather-Ready?

Plan ahead Prepare for each hazard Know what to do before, during, and after the event Just for kids! Additional Resources

 

Plan ahead:

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Prepare for each hazard:

Thunderstorms  Lightning Wind Hail
Before, During, After Before, During, After Protecting Your Home Safety Tips
Safety Checklist Safety Tips Example Video  
       
 
Tornadoes Floods Drought Wildfires
Before, During, After Before, During, After Before, During Before, During, After
Safety Checklist Safety Checklist Local Drought Info Safety Checklist
 Myths and Safety tips      
Heat Waves Winter Storms Safe Boating Hurricanes
Before, During Before, During, After Beach Hazards and Safety Before, During, After
Safety Checklist Safety Checklist Rip Current Safety and Awareness  Safety Checklist
  Wind Chill Information    

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Know what to do before, during, and after the event:

Before:

Summer/Severe Weather Summary Page Winter Weather Summary Page

During:

After:

  • Recovering from disaster
  • You can report severe weather to your local National Weather Service Office via:
    • Telephone: 262-965-2074
    • Email
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Form Submission 
    • If you observe a tornado or any other life threatening weather, report it to local authorities first, but only after you are safe.

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Just for kids!

Severe Weather
Leon the Lion's Leon's Coloring Book
Preparedness Adventure!
Lightning Safety Game  

FEMA Fun & Games Owlie Skywarn Mark Trail Comic Strips

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Additional Resources:

Reference

Weather Education

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