El Paso County is StormReady!
A ceremony was held at the El Paso County Sheriffs office on September 15th, 2004, to officially recognize El Paso County as StormReady. By meeting guidelines set forth in the StormReady program, communities and counties are able to develop an action plan to respond to all types of severe weather. This makes El Paso County one of the 8 counties in Colorado which is Storm Ready. (As of September 2004). One success story of the StormReady program can be found in Van Wert, Ohio.
To be officially StormReady, a community must:
Depending on the size of the population, a program is then fine-tuned and put into place.
For more information on the StormReady program, visit: