Severe Weather

Each year severe weather causes extensive damage and creates hardships throughout the Commonwealth.  Severe weather is the most dangerous and common threat that Kentuckians face on a daily basis.  Often severe weather causes serious injuries and loss of life; tragically, some of which may have been prevented.

Weather-related threats occur throughout the year from tornadoes, flooding, straight line winds, lightning and winter storms.  Every household should always be prepared to face these challenges. 

Governor Matt Bevin has proclaimed March 1-7, 2017, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky and has charged Kentucky Emergency Management, and others, to prepare citizens of the Commonwealth for severe weather.  On this page you will find useful information and links to valuable resources pertaining to severe weather safety.

KYEM encourages everyone to BE AWARE, BE PREPARED, HAVE A PLAN!

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