Severe Weather Awareness Week 2009

Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa and Nebraska April 6 to April 10

The National Weather Service, the Nebraska Emergency Management
Agency, Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management will conduct
a Severe Weather Awareness Week to promote severe weather safety to
the citizens of Iowa and Nebraska.  The week is from April 6 through
April 10, 2009. Schools, businesses and individuals should think about
severe weather before it strikes, and have an action plain in place  
both at work and at home to respond to severe weather.
During Severe Weather Awareness Week, the National Weather Service
will promote weather safety by issuing informative daily Public
Information Statements.  Topics will include:
Monday...Flooding
Tuesday...Severe Thunderstorms
Wednesday...Tornadoes
Thursday...NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio
Friday...Family Preparedness
All Severe Weather Awareness Week Information plus links to national
preparedness material will be available on the Omaha/Valley National
Weather Service site at www.weather.gov/omaha.
Direct access to severe weather safety information and statistics can
be found here.
 


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