Illinois Severe Weather Preparedness

Monday, March 01, 2010

There are a number of severe weather hazards that affect Illinois, including thunderstorms, tornadoes, lightning, floods and flash floods, damaging winds and large hail, snow and ice. February 28- March 6 is Severe Weather Preparedness Week which is promoted in conjunction with the statewide tornado drill. Visit the Illinois Emergency Management Agency web site at to learn more. To receive Kankakee County emergency text warnings sign up at


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