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2012 Severe Weather Awareness Week

National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is April 22 to April 28.

FEMA and NOAA are partnering this week to urge citizens to "Be a Force of Nature" by being prepared for the various weather hazards faced by the United States. Daily themes are:

  • Sunday, April 22 -- Introduction to National Severe Weather Week - Be a force of nature, pledge to prepare
  • Monday, April 23 -- Know your risk, be informed
  • Tuesday, April 24 -- Take action, make a plan
  • Wednesday, April 25 -- Take action, build a kit
  • Thursday, April 26 -- Hear the warning with NOAA weather radio
  • Friday, April 27 -- Be a force of nature, spread the word
  • Saturday, April 28 -- Be a force of nature, continue to spread the word

An outreach toolkit is available from FEMA Other resources are also available on NOAA's website, Weather-Ready Nation.

Help your communities be prepared!

Last Updated:4/23/2012 2:23 PM
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