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Resolve to be Ready in 2011 !!!

Resolve to be Ready in 2011 !!!

Dec 21, 2010

This New Year, RESOLVE TO BE READY IN 2011 by taking three important steps: Get a kit Make a plan Be informed about the different types of emergencies that can happen in your area and their appropriate responses. Resolve to be Ready in 2011 – Poster For more information visit...

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Courses – February 2011

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Courses – February 2011

Dec 20, 2010

North Carolina Emergency Management will be conducting a Basic CERT Course and a CERT Train-The-Trainer (TTT) CERT Course in Forsyth County during the month of February 2011. Details for both courses can be found at the North Carolina Emergency Management Training & Exercise Registration Management System (TERMS) website in the “List of...

Basic SKYWARN (Weather Spotter) Class – February 2011

Basic SKYWARN (Weather Spotter) Class – February 2011

Dec 18, 2010

Join Old Salem’s staff as they learn to recognize severe weather patterns and report their findings to the National Weather Service.  A SKYWARN class, also referred to as Weather Spotter class, is a valuable educational opportunity that trains citizens to become Weather Spotters. The National Weather Service often uses Weather Spotter observations to...

Put A Freeze On Winter Fires

Put A Freeze On Winter Fires

Dec 17, 2010

Citing recent fires in Pennsylvania and Florida which claimed the lives of nine children and one adult and may have been caused by space heaters, the United States Fire Administration (USFA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are jointly sponsoring the special initiative, “Put a Freeze on Winter Fires.” USFA and NFPA want to remind...

Near Record Cold Keeps Its Grip On North Carolina

Near Record Cold Keeps Its Grip On North Carolina

Dec 10, 2010

A look ahead at the forecast and cold weather dangers: Near Record Cold To Keep Its Grip On North Carolina, by Jeff Orrock, NWS – Raleigh, Warning Coordination...

Saturday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Saturday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Dec 4, 2010

In cooperation with NC Crime Control & Public Safety and the National Weather Service, the Governor has declared November 28th – December 4th as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. The NWS issues a message every day during Winter Weather Prep Week to help you prepare for the coming Winter season. Saturday’s message includes: The...

Friday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Friday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Dec 3, 2010

In cooperation with NC Crime Control & Public Safety and the National Weather Service, the Governor has declared November 28th – December 4th as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. The NWS issues a message every day during Winter Weather Prep Week to help you prepare for the coming Winter season. Friday’s message includes: The...

Thursday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Thursday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Dec 2, 2010

In cooperation with NC Crime Control & Public Safety and the National Weather Service, the Governor has declared November 28th – December 4th as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. The NWS issues a message every day during Winter Weather Prep Week to help you prepare for the coming Winter season. Thursday’s message includes: The...

Wednesday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Wednesday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Dec 1, 2010

In cooperation with NC Crime Control & Public Safety and the National Weather Service, the Governor has declared November 28th – December 4th as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. The NWS issues a message every day during Winter Weather Prep Week to help you prepare for the coming Winter season. Wednesday’s message...