National Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Be a Force of Nature
Date Posted: March 9, 2013
While National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is over, the need to be prepared is not. Tornadoes, thunderstorms, blizzards, hurricanes and other disasters do not arrive when it’s most convenient for us. An emergency can happen anytime. Be a Force of Nature by being prepared for the worst.
Severe weather preparedness in your state
In addition to National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, many states have their own severe weather preparedness weeks. Check the Weather Awareness Events Calendar to find yours.
Other weather preparedness weeks
Different times of the year bring different weather dangers. In addition to National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, we encourage you to be prepared by participating in the following national awareness and preparedness weeks:
Mar 16-22, 2014
America’s PrepareAthon! is a nationwide, community-based campaign for action to increase emergency preparedness and resilience. Twice yearly, in the spring and fall, America’s PrepareAthon! will provide a national focus for individuals, organizations and communities to participate through drills, group discussions and exercises to practice for local hazards.