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IEMA-OHS recognizes severe weather Preparedness Month

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency and Office of Homeland Security (IEMA-OHS) recognizes March as Severe Weather Preparedness Month. Severe weather can affect any community across Illinois. To help families prepare for severe weather, IEMA-OHS is sharing interagency resources and featuring its emergency preparedness kits.

“From flash flooding to tornadoes, Illinoisans should be prepared for severe weather,” said IEMA-OHS Director Alicia Tate-Nadeau. “This week alone, Illinois saw 11 tornadoes and hail in parts of the state with unseasonably warm temperatures and the potential for floodin...


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