On Tuesday October 27th, Buchanan County, IA will be officially recognized as a StormReady County at a ceremony in Independence.
The NWS designed StormReady to help communities, businesses, and other organizations better prepare for and mitigate the effects of extreme weather-related events. StormReady essentially sets an industry standard for severe weather preparedness and safety.
Buchanan County is the 10th county in Iowa to be recognized as StormReady.
For more information on StormReady, visit the following links: