Posted on: February 9, 2018

Day Five of Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Flood Safety

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Flood Safety is our topic today; take a few minutes to learn how to prepare for floods in your community.

Chatham County lies in what is known as the "Low Country" of Georgia, and has a massive network of rivers and streams that all eventually re...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Day Four of Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Lightning

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Did you know that from 1995 to 2010, lightning caused the death of 30 Georgia residents who were caught outside during a summer storm event? Individuals that survive lightning strikes have been known to develop lifelong physical and mental impacts from th...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Day Three of Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Tornadoes

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Today is Day 3 of Severe Weather Preparedness Week and the topic is Tornado Safety! Do you know what to do during a tornado? Take a few minutes today to read over some potentially life-saving tips!

Tornadoes are formed by intense rotating columns of wind t...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Day Two of Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Thunderstorms

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Chatham County residents are no strangers to thunderstorms. They are a regular occurrence for this area during the spring and summer months. Thunderstorms are formed by unstable air currents, rising warm air and sinking cold air, which can be found on hot...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Welcome to day one of Severe Weather Preparedness Week!

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As we begin to approach what is normally the most active part of the year for severe weather events, Georgia will recognize February 5 - 9 as Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Over the last year, severe weather has been very active in Chatham County. We h...

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Emergency Management