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


Latest NEXRAD Radar Image for Tuscarawas County, Oh

Heavy Rain for Tuesday, Drying and Warming Up Prior To The Weekend

Good Tuesday morning to all of you in Tuscarawas County. We are starting to see the SLIGHT RISK from the Storm Prediction Center shift eastward out of East Central Ohio. This will be the ongoing trend going into the late … Continue reading


Rainy, stormy Tuesday

Showers and thunderstorms will highlight our weather for Tuesday across Tuscarawas County. The bigger threat for severe weather today will be just to our east, but we could also see a few strong storms later this afternoon and evening. The … Continue reading


Slight risk for severe thunderstorms on Tuesday

The Storm Prediction Center has outlined a large portion of eastern Ohio for a slight risk of severe thunderstorms on Tuesday. A mid level system will approach the region in association with a cold front. Our model solutions seem to … Continue reading


August weather wrap-up and a look back at our summer weather

The summer months of June July and August were a bit cooler and a lot wetter than average this year in Tuscarawas County While astronomically speaking, summer isn’t over until the autumn equinox on September 24, meteorological summer ended on August 31. (Meteorological summer … Continue reading






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