I am sure that all of you have heard about the rash of severe storms and tornados that have ravaged parts of the
south and Midwest. Many of you may be looking for ways to help out those in need. These events remind us to take
a few moments and consider how well you are prepared in the event of a Tornado Warning. Now is an opportune time
since there is a chance for severe weather today in the area.
When the national weather service issues a tornado warning for the area, EHS will use the following means to contact
You can also sign up for text alerts to your cell phone from Frederick County at http://www.frederickcountymd.gov/ALERT.
Additionally, you can listen to weather reports on local FM radio stations 99.9 or 103.1.
FEMA provides information on how to prepare and what to do in the event of a tornado at http://www.ready.gov/tornadoes.
Take a few moments to read the important safety information they have assembled.
In short, when a tornado warning is issued:
If you have any questions, please contact EHS’ emergency management staff at 301-846-1451.