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2016 Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Preparedness Week

2016 Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Mar 4, 2016

Severe Weather Preparedness Week in NC is March 6 through March 12, 2016. Be prepared for weather events that affect our part of the state during the Spring and Summer months. Please take a moment to ‘LIKE’ ReadyForsyth on Facebook to receive the most recently updated information from the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management. We also...

Deadly Lightning

Deadly Lightning

Sep 4, 2015

Did you know that there are around 60 lightning-related fatalities each year in the United States? Although it can be a beautiful and awe-inspiring sight to behold, lightning is an extremely dangerous weather phenomenon. Lightning can damage or destroy nearly everything it comes into contact with. It can cause physical injury, home damage, and even intense...

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...