Severe Weather Preparedness Resources

Links to severe weather and disaster preparedness resources

The best advice is to ALWAYS be prepared for severe weather conditions in your area. While the media does an excellent job of making us aware of threatening weather, night time leaves all of us at our most vunerable. The best way to protect yourself and your family at night is to own and maintain an NOAA Weather Radio Receiver. These inexpensive radio receivers will alert you to approaching severe weather and other hazards - even at night.

Thunderstorms/Severe Weather
Lightning
Flash Flood
Tornado
Ohio Emergency Preparadness
  • Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness Since 1978, the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness has been dedicated in educating Ohioans about the natural disasters that typically affect the state, and how to plan and prepare for severe weather incidents before they happen.
  • Ohio Emergency Management Agency The primary mission of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency is to coordinate activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. This mission is carried out by closely interfacing with local, state and federal agencies in an effort to bring resources of recovery and support to Ohioans impacted by the disaster. In addition to disaster response and recovery, Ohio EMA agency activities include: education, training, planning and preparedness - strengthening Ohio's first responder capabilities and improving communication across the state.
  • Ready Ohio Resource with the information Ohioans need to prepare for all types of emergencies.
Tuscarawas County Emergency Preparadness
Disaster Planning Guides from Tuscarawas County Emergency Preparadness



Temperature trends upward during the next three days

After we get through tonight’s cold temperatures, the latest run for the Short Range Ensemble model shows nothing but an upward trend in temperatures for the next three days. A weak cold front will bring some cloudiness late afternoon of … Continue reading


After Tuesday snow, we warm up to end the work week

Tuesday’s cold front brought light snow accumulations to the Tuscarawas Valley, but the cold won’t stick around long. Clearing skies Tuesday night will bring temperatures that will seem more like February. It will be cold tonight as high pressure builds … Continue reading


Snow showers on their way out

The steady snow showers across the Tuscarawas Valley this afternoon are on their way out travelling east of the area through the rest of the afternoon. Scattered occasional snow showers may pop up due to lake effect, but no additional … Continue reading


Early gardeners take note: Freezing temperatures tonight

If you got a jump on spring and did some early planting around the house recently, a wise gardener would do well to protect those babies from tonight’s freezing temperature. Clearing skies and light winds will allow for some very … Continue reading






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