Lightning, severe weather program planned; contest winner to be honored

Published: Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 04:41 PM.


· Develop a family emergency plan. Identify a safe shelter in your home, business and your neighborhood.


· Monitor the local forecast prior to planning events outdoors. Consider postponing outdoor activities when storms are expected.


· When a thunderstorm develops, go to a safe place. Substantial buildings provide the best protection. When a building is unavailable a hard-topped vehicle with closed windows will also offer good protection. Stay away from electronic devices, metal, wiring and plumbing.


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