Severe Weather Awareness Information
DES MOINES – The Jasper County Emergency Management Agency, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD), National Weather Service (NWS), and Iowa Emergency Management Association (IEMA) have joined together to promote Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa. It’s the opportunity to highlight the importance of being aware of, and prepared for, severe weather.
For each day during Severe Weather Awareness Week, a different subject was featured:
- Monday – Severe thunderstorms
- Tuesday – Weather warnings
- Wednesday – Tornadoes
- Thursday – Family preparedness
- Friday – Flash floods
Additional information about severe weather preparedness and links to local NWS websites are available at www.beready.iowa.gov. Follow HSEMD and NWS on social media using the hashtag #IAwx and #ReadyIowa.