Commissionerís Proclamation for Indiana Severe Weather Awareness Week

Severe Weather Preparedness Week runs from March 24-30.

On March 27, a statewide test will be conducted by emergency management agencies and law enforcement agencies.

Two tests of the statewide alert system and weather radios will be conducted between 10-10:30 a.m. and 7-7:30 p.m.  It is recommended that all government offices, businesses and schools conduct tests of their severe weather plans to coincide with the statewide tests.

Wabash County EMA is also offering 75 free weather radios to those who not able to purchase a weather radio for their home.  These radios will be handed out on a first come first serve basis with priority going to persons residing in mobile homes.  For more information, please contact the Wabash County EMA office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday at 260-563-3181 or toll free 1-866-288-3881.

This is the third year the Indiana Department of Homeland Security in conjunction with county emergency management agencies has provided weather alert radios to residents who unable to afford the radios.

Posted on 2013 Mar 25