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Posted on: March 18, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Severe Weather Awareness Week

March 21st thru March 25th has been designated as Nebraska/Iowa Severe Weather Awareness Week. This week has been set aside as a time that can be useful in preparing yourself, your family or your business for the hazards of Nebraska/Iowa weather.

Sirens will sound in Platte County during a simulated Tornado Drill which will take place on March 24, 2016, at 10:10 a.m. Outdoor Warning Siren testing will start April 2nd at 11 a.m. and continue on the first Saturday of the month until October. For more information contact Tim Hofbauer of Platte County Emergency Management at 402-564-1206 or For maps, facts and statistics check out the Severe Weather Awareness Week website from the National Weather Service. Click below on Additional Info for the link.

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