The VDEM is partnering with the National Weather Service to promote Severe Weather Awareness Week. The week is designed to refresh, remind, and educate everyone about the seasonal threats from severe weather and how to avoid them. It’s also a great time to make and practice your emergency plan!

Each day during the week, a different topic will be covered and shared on social media. The information shared with be preparedness tips and ways to stay safe during severe weather.  Below are links to various websites to that will help keep you safe!

Monday – Tornado Watch vs. Warning

Tuesday – Tornado Warning

Wednesday – Severe Thunderstorms

Thursday – Flash Flooding

Friday – Lightning