With Michigan’s weather it’s not uncommon to see flash flood warnings issued. September 30th is National Prepareathon Day, officials are using the day, and the lead up, to encourage families to create emergency plans.
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, fewer than half of the nation’s households have a family emergency plan in case of a flood. Continue reading
More schools in Michigan are enrolling their fifth graders in a state program that aims to prepare them for emergencies.
It’s called Student Tools for Emergency Planning, or STEP. It’s a curriculum that helps teachers prepare students for emergencies like tornadoes, flooding and storms. Continue reading
This week marks severe weather awareness week in Michigan, and the state and the National Weather Service are urging residents to make preparations now, before severe weather strikes.