Iowa’s Severe Weather Awareness Week begins March 27th

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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.

Fact sheets about severe weather are available online at beready.iowa.gov or on the National Weather Service website.

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Chris was born and raised in Webster City, IA. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.