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Madison County named a National Weather Service StormReady community

Madison County named a National Weather Service StormReady community

Madison County’s Office of Emergency Management was recognized recently by the National Weather Service as being StormReady.

The StormReady Program recognizes emergency management programs that take a proactive approach to improving local hazardous weather operations and awareness. It also recognizes emergency management programs with improved communication and skills needed to save lives and property before and during an event.

According to the NWS, about 98 percent of all president-declared disasters are weather-related. The StormReady Program encourages communities to improve hazardous weather operations by providing emergency managers with exact (more…)

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