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Monday’s Message – Severe Weather Awareness Week 2011

Monday’s Message – Severe Weather Awareness Week 2011

Feb 28, 2011

This week has been declared North Carolina’s Severe Weather Awareness week for 2011. Today we will define severe thunderstorms and learn why it is important to remember….When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors! …Severe Thunderstorms… In 2010 the National Weather Service redefined the hail criteria for severe thunderstorms. Hail stones must reach...

Severe Weather Awareness Week 2011

Severe Weather Awareness Week 2011

Feb 25, 2011

Governor Bev Perdue in conjunction with the National Weather Service and Department of Crime Control and Public Safety have declared the week of February 27th through March 5th as Severe Weather Awareness week for 2011. All week long the National Weather Service will be issuing informative messages to help you prepare for severe weather. Severe weather topics...

Drought Conditions in Forsyth County

Drought Conditions in Forsyth County

Feb 17, 2011

Currently, Forsyth County is under Moderate Drought Conditions. Now is the time to start conserving water! Details: NC_Drought_Update_Feb2011   Visit the following links for more information: NOAA/NWS Drought Monitoring Website NOAA/NWS Hydrology Website NC Drought Management Advisory Council Forsyth County Droughts More information on recorded droughts in...

Forsyth County’s CERT Training Prepares You For When Disaster Strikes

Forsyth County’s CERT Training Prepares You For When Disaster Strikes

Feb 2, 2011

Become trained in community emergency response, and be prepared to respond after a natural or “man-made” disaster strikes. Forsyth County’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) graduates are trained to take care of themselves first and then help others in their communities for up to the first three days following incidents such as hurricanes,...