You can't predict, but you can prepare.

ReadyFORSYTH Goes Mobile

ReadyFORSYTH Goes Mobile

Jun 29, 2011

Now there is a mobile web application for ReadyFORSYTH, so that you may access ReadyFORSYTH’s Mobile Theme via your mobile device.   ReadyFORSYTH's Mobile Theme The ReadyFORSYTH website is packed with information, but certain information is needed in a flash when you are on the go. The following information is included in the mobile version of...

Forsyth County’s Emergency Operations Plan

Forsyth County’s Emergency Operations Plan

Jun 28, 2011

  Citizens are encouraged to stay informed about disaster planning and response by reviewing our local Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) Forsyth County Mass Casualty Exercise The current EOP for Winston-Salem and Forsyth County was adopted by the county and all municipal boards in October 2010. Its purpose is to help prevent, prepare for, respond to, and...

Lightning Safety Week 2011 – June 19-25

Lightning Safety Week 2011 – June 19-25

Jun 17, 2011

  When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors! According to the National Weather Service, there were 29 deaths in the U.S. due to lightning in 2010. There has already been one lightning-caused fatality in North Carolina this year. Lightning deaths and injuries are preventable! Take the time to educate yourself by using the resources on this page to learn more about the...

Summer Fire Safety

Summer Fire Safety

Jun 15, 2011

FEMA’s US Fire Administration is asking Americans to focus on FIRE SAFETY this summer. Every year Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to outdoor cooking and recreational fires. Annually, there are almost 3,800 Americans injured by...

NC Drought Monitoring

NC Drought Monitoring

Jun 7, 2011

Droughts and water limitations can impact our lives in many ways. Not only do we need water for our own personal hygiene and consumption, but water is essential to business and industry, agriculture and the envirnonment….to name just a few. Drought Monitoring Resources 2007 Drought - NC State Climate Office There are several websites that can help you...

2011 Hurricane Season Outlook

2011 Hurricane Season Outlook

Jun 6, 2011

  Click here to view a 20 minute presentation that discusses past hurricane seasons, what to expect for the 2011 Hurricane Season, the ingredients for an active season and where to find resources to help you prepare. Presentation provided and produced by Jeff Orrock, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh,...