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When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!!

When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!!

Jun 20, 2012

(Photo Courtesy of NOAA) Lightning Safety Week:  June 24-30, 2012 Lightning-related injuries and fatalities are preventable. NOAA’s National Weather Service provides an informative website with information about the science of lightning, lightning safety, survivor stories and other lightning resources.  Remember: When Thunder Roars, Go...

Recovery Begins for Hurricane Irene

Recovery Begins for Hurricane Irene

Aug 29, 2011

North Carolina is picking up the pieces from the brutal assualt of Hurricane Irene. Power is being restored and many shelters are closing. Although the storm surge on the beaches has receeded, several rivers in Eastern NC are still at flood stage. Unfortunately, there were 6 deaths in NC due to storm-related incidents; most of those were caused by fallen...

Kernersville Wind Damage

Kernersville Wind Damage

May 1, 2010

KERNERSVILLE AREA – Downburst activity from a severe thunderstorm caused wind damage on July 4, 2006. There were no reported injuries or fatalities from this storm.  What would you do if your home was damaged by a storm? Do you have a plan? Do you have an emergency supply kit on hand? Photos provided by Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency...