Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Emergency Management Agency, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the National Weather Service have joined together to promote Severe Weather Awareness Week March 27 – 31.
This opportunity is a chance to highlight the importance of being aware and and prepared for severe weather.
Todd Shea, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service in La Crosse, WI talks about the week.
Each day of the week will feature a different topic regarding severe weather including severe thunderstorms, weather warnings, tornadoes, family preparedness and flash floods.
On Wednesday, March 29th, a tornado drill will take place.