National Severe Storm Preparedness Week: March 3-9, 2013
Two years ago during this time, storms raked the central and southern United States, spawning more than 300 tornadoes, claiming hundreds of lives and ranking as one of the largest tornado outbreaks in US history.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agenda (FEMA) are continuing their partnership to increase public awareness of the hazards posed by severe weather and the common-sense steps we can all take to be better prepared. March 3 marks the start of the first-ever National Severe Weather Preparedness Week.
As part of NOAA’s campaign to Build a Weather-Ready Nation, this week is all about what you can do to take a stand against severe weather. Being a force of nature means never bowing to extreme weather. It means taking appropriate…
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