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Weather Preparedness Events Calendar

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Info on National Safety Campaigns

Alabama

Severe Weather Awareness Week (Flood)
Hurricane Preparedness Week
Summer Weather Safety (lightning, Heat, Rip Currents)
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Feb 15-20, 2015
May 24-30, 2015
TBD
Nov 17-22, 2015

Alaska

Tsunami Preparedness Week
Flood Awareness Week
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

March 23-27, 2015
Apr 13-17, 2015
TBD

American Samoa

National Tsunami Awareness Week American Samoa Hurricane Preparedness Week

March 23-27, 2015
TBD

Arkansas

Severe Weather Awareness Week

March 1-7, 2015

Arizona

Heat Awareness Day
Monsoon Awareness Week
Wildfire Awareness Week

May 23, 2015
Jun 14-19, 2015

TBD

California


TsunamiPreparedness Week
Safe Boating Week
Heat Awareness Day
Rip Current Awareness Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Monsoon Awareness Week
Flood Safety Awareness Week
Winter Preparedness Week

March 23-27, 2015
May 17-21, 2015
May 27, 2015
Jun 1-5, 2015
June 22-25, 2015
June 2015
November 2015
November 2015

Colorado

Flood Safety and Wildfire Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Lightning Safety Preparedness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 15-21, 2015
Apr 12-18, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015

TBD

Connecticut

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 16-20, 2015
Apr 27-May 1, 2015
May 18-22, 2015
Jun 22-26, 2015
Jul 20-24, 2015
Nov 2-6, 2015

Delaware

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Flood Awareness Week
Safe Boating Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Rip Current Awareness Week
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 23-27, 2015
Apr 6-10, 2015
May 16- 22, 2015
May 24-May 30
Jun 7-13, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015
Nov 2-6, 2015

Florida

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill

Feb 2-6, 2015
Feb 4, 2015: 10:10 am

Georgia

 

Flood Safety Preparedness Week
Hurricane Preparedness Week
Lightning Awareness Week
Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Tornado Drill
Winter WeatherPreparedness Week

Mar 16-20, 2015
May 24-30, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015
Feb 2-6, 2015
Feb 4, 2015, 9 am
Nov 30-Dec 4, 2015

Guam/N. Marianas

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Hawaii

Tsunami Awareness Month
Hurricane Preparedness Week
Ocean Safety Month

April 2015
June 1-5, 2015
September 2015

Idaho

Flood Safety Week
Severe Weather Safety Week
Lightning Safety Week
Winter Safety Week
Avalanche Safety

Mar 15-21, 2015
May 3-9, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015
Nov 1-7, 2015
Dec 13-19, 2015

Illinois


Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Tornado Drill Day
Flood Awareness Week
Air Quality Awareness Week
Heat Awareness Day
Rip Current Awareness Week
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Prep Week

Mar 1-7, 2015
Mar 3, 2015
Mar 15-21, 2015
Apr 27-May 1, 2015
TBD
Jun 3-7, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015
Nov 15-21, 2015

Indiana


Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Tornado Drill
Flood Safety Week
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Week

March 15-21, 2015
March 19, 2015
Mar 16-20, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015
Nov 15-21, 2015

Iowa

 

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Heat Awareness Day
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Day

Mar 23-27, 2015
Mar 25, 2015, 10 am
June 11, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015
Nov 5, 2015

Kansas

 

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Flood Safety Awareness Day
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Day

Mar 2-6, 2015
Mar 3, 2015
Mar 4, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015
Dec 1, 2014

Kentucky

Severe Weather and Flood Awareness Month

March 2015

Louisiana

Severe Storms Awareness Week

Mar 16-20, 2015

Maine

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 15-21, 2015
Apr 26-May 2, 2015
May 16-22, 2015
June 21-27, 2015
Jul 20-24, 2015
Nov 2-6, 2015

Maryland

 

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Severe Storms Week
Safe Boating Awareness Week
Hurricane Preparedness Week

Mar 15-21, 2015
Mar 16-20. 2015
May 18-22, 2015
May 24-30, 2015

Massachusetts

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 16-20, 2015
Apr 27-May 1, 2015
May 18-22, 2015
Jun 22-26, 2015
Jul 20-24, 2015
Nov 2-6, 2015

Michigan



Weather Radio Awareness
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Air Quality Week
Safe Boating Week
Heat Awareness Day
Beach Hazards Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Feb. 4, 2015
Apr 12-18, 2015
Apr 16, 2015
Apr 27-May 1, 2015
May 16-22, 2015
May 22, 2015
Jun 7-13, 2015
Nov 2-8, 2014

Minnesota

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Winter Hazard Awareness Week

Apr 13-17, 2015
Nov 9-13, 2015

Mississippi

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Tornado Drill

February 9-13, 2015
Feb. 11, 2015

Missouri

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Statewide Drill
Summer Weather Safety Week, Heat and Lightning
Winter Weather Awareness Day

Mar 2-5, 2015
Mar 3, 2015, 1:30 pm
June 22-26, 2015

Nov 18, 2015

Montana


Yellowstone River Ice Jam Awareness Day
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Flood Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Feb 2015
Apr 20-24, 2015
Mar 16-20, 2015
Oct 5-9, 2015

Nebraska

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Day

Mar 23-27, 2015
Nov 5, 2015

Nevada

Severe Weather Awareness Day
Flood Awareness Week
Heat Awareness Day
Safe Boating and National Monsoon Safety Awareness

June 3, 2015
TBD (fall)

June (TBD)
June 14-19

New Hampshire

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 15-21, 2015
Apr 26-May 2, 2015
May 16-22, 2015
June 21-27, 2015
Jul 20-24, 2015
Nov 2-6, 2015

New Jersey

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Flood Awareness Week
Safe Boating Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Rip Current Awareness Week
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 23-27, 2015
Apr 6-10, 2015
May 16- 22, 2015
May 24-May 30
Jun 7-13, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015
Nov 2-6, 2015

New Mexico

Severe Weather Awareness Week
National Wildfire Preparedness Day
Wildfire Awareness Week
Monsoon Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 29-Apr 4, 2015
May 2, 2015
TBD
Jun 14-19, 2015
Oct. 25-30, 2015

New York

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Flood Safety Preparedness Week
Safe Boating / Beach Hazards
Hurricane Awareness Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Apr 26-May 2, 2015
Mar 15-21, 2015
May 16 -22, 2015
May 24-30. 2015

Jun 17-21, 2015
Nov 1-7, 2015

North Carolina

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Hurricane Preparedness Week
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Mar 1-7, 2015
May 24-30, 2015
Nov 29 - Dec 5, 2015

North Dakota

North Dakota Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Severe Winter Weather Awareness Week

Apr 27-May 1, 2015
Apr 29, 2015, 11:15 AM CDT
Oct 26-30, 2015

Oklahoma

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Lightning Safety Week

Mar 1-7, 2015
June 21-27, 2015

Ohio

Ohio Severe Weather Week
Ohio Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 1-7, 2015
Oct 15-21, 2015

Oregon

PacNW Severe Weather Awareness Week
PacNW Winter Weather Awareness Week

May 3-9, 2015
Nov 1-7, 2015

Pennsylvania

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Flood Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Lighting Safety Awareness Week
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Mar 23-27, 2015
Apr 6-10, 2015
May 24-May 30
Jun 21-27, 2015
Nov 2-6, 2015

Puerto Rico

Flood Safety Awareness
Tsunami Preparedness
Air Quality Awareness
Safe Boating Awareness
Hurricane Safety Preparedness
Heat Safety Awareness
Rip Current Awareness
Severe Weather Safety Awareness

Mar 15-21, 2015
Mar 22-28, 2015
April 22-25, 2015
May 18-22, 2015
May 24-30, 2015
Jun 14-20, 2015
Jun 7-13, 2015
Jun 24-27, 2015

Rhode Island

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 16-20, 2015
Apr 27-May 1, 2015
May 18-22, 2015
Jun 22-26, 2015
Jul 20-24, 2015
Nov 2-6, 2015

South Carolina



Severe and Lightning Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Flood Safety Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Safe Boating Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week 2015

Mar 8-14, 2015
Mar 11, 2015
Mar 15-21, 2015

May 31-Jun 6, 2015
TBD
Nov 29-Dec 5, 2015

South Dakota

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Day

Apr 20-24, 2015
Jun 21-27
Oct 28, 2015

Tennessee

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Flood Safety Awareness Week
Heat Awareness Day
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Feb 15-21, 2015
Mar 15-21 2015
May 22 2015
Jun 21-27 2015

Nov 15-21, 2015

Texas

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Heat Awareness Day
Hurricane Preparedness Week
Monsoon Awareness Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Flood/Flash Flood Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Day

March 1-7, 2015
May 27, 2015
May 24-30, 2015
Jun 14-49, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015
Oct 4-10, 2015
Nov 11, 2015

Utah

Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Jun 21-27, 2015
Oct 18-24, 2015

Vermont

Flood Safety Awareness Week:
Severe Weather Preparedness Week:
National Safe Boating Week:
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week:

Mar 15-21, 2015
Apr 26-May 2, 2015
May 16-22, 2015
Jun 22-27, 2015
Nov 2-6, 2015

Virginia


Tornado Awareness Day and Drill
Hurricane Dangers-Inland Flooding
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Mar 17, 2015
May 25-29, 2015
Nov 29-5, 2015

Washington

PacNW Severe Weather Awareness Week
PacNW Winter Weather Awareness Week
All-Hazards Preparedness Month
Earthquake/Tsunami Preparedness Month

May 3-9, 2015
Nov 1-7, 2015

Apr 2015
Oct 2015

West Virginia

Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Heat Safety Awareness Day
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Mar 16-20, 2015
Jun 21-27, 2015
May 22, 2015
Nov 9-13, 2015

Wisconsin

Flood Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
NOAA Weather Radio Day
Heat Awareness Day
Boating Safety Week
Beach Hazards/Rip Current Week
Lightning Awareness Day
Winter Weather Week

TBD
Apr 13-17, 2015
Apr 16, 2015
May 6, 2015
May 2015
Jun 11, 2015
Jun 7-13. 2015
Jun 23, 2015
Nov. 9-13, 2015

Wyoming

 

Flood Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Winter Weather Awareness Day

May 4-8, 2015
Apr 20-24, 2015

Apr 22, 2015, 10:30 am
Oct 14, 2015

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