One thing that August’s derecho storm in Central Iowa taught us was to always be prepared for the worst. This is what Gov. Kim Reynolds and Floyd County Emergency Management Direct Lezlie Weber are asking Iowans to do over the month of September.
September has been declared ‘Preparedness Month’ – and according to Weber, the most important part of this declaration is to ‘make a plan’:
Each week during the month of September is designated to remind and inform Iowans of certain parts of being ‘prepared’:
Weber believes that starting a conversation with your family about possible emergency preparedness plans is a first small step and can make a huge difference.