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Posted on: March 24, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Severe Weather Awareness Week

March 27th – 31st has been designated as Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week. This week has been set aside as a time that can be useful in preparing your family or business for the hazards of Nebraska weather.

Sirens will sound in Platte County during a Statewide Tornado Drill which will take place on March 29, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. For maps, facts and statistics check out the Severe Weather Awareness Week website from the National Weather Service:

You can always find the latest forecasts and hazardous weather conditions at or via your mobile device at
Wireless Emergency Alerts are life-saving messages that will pop up on your mobile phone when you are in a geographic area that is under a Warning. For more information about these alerts, visit
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