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Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2024: Lightning

March 7, 2024

Each year in the United States, more than 400 people are struck by lightning. Most of these tragedies can be avoided with a few simple precautions. Lightning safety is an inconvenience that can save your life.

Winter Weather Preparedness Week 2023: Become an Observer

December 8, 2023

To accurately understand what is happening across our area in real time, the National Weather Service has over 500 weather spotters that have been trained to reports all types of weather, including rain and snowfall reports.