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Traffic Jam Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina 2018: Saturday’s Topic: Make a Plan and Encourage Others to do the Same

March 10, 2018

The first step in making sure that you and your family are prepared for severe weather is pledging to prepare. This includes developing a family emergency and communications plan.

Categories: Adverse Weather News, Emergency Management and Planning News


Flood Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina 2018: Friday’s Topic: Flash Flood Safety

March 9, 2018

Flash flooding in North Carolina usually occurs when a large amount of rain falls in an area over a short period of time.

Categories: Adverse Weather News, Emergency Management and Planning News


Thunderstorm Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina 2018: Thursday’s Topic: Lightning Safety

March 8, 2018

Each year in the United States, more than 400 people are struck by lightning.

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Hail Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina 2018: Wednesday’s Topic: Staying Safe when High Winds, Hail, and Tornadoes Strike

March 7, 2018

When your area is under a tornado warning, or if you see a tornado approaching, you should seek shelter immediately! Most injuries associated with high winds are from flying debris, so remember to protect your head.

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Weather Radios Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina 2018: Tuesday’s Topics: Ways to Receive Severe Weather Alerts, and Information About Tomorrow’s Statewide Tornado Drill

March 6, 2018

One of the keys to staying safe during the severe weather season is making sure that you have a way to receive lifesaving severe weather watches and warnings.

Categories: Adverse Weather News, Emergency Management and Planning News