Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Illinois is March 6-10

Tuesday - Mar 07, 2023

Champaign County EMA and Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Urge People to Prepare for Severe Weather

Champaign, IL - The Champaign County Emergency Management Agency (CCEMA) and the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) urge everyone to prepare for severe weather. March 6-10, 2023 is Severe Weather Preparedness week in Illinois. Champaign County just had multiple severe weather events last week to include severe thunderstorm warning, multiple tornado warnings, and high wind warnings.

We cannot stop severe thunderstorms, lightning, or tornadoes from developing or happening, but there are things that everyone can do to minimize the impacts of severe weather on our lives and our families. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the following daily topics will be on social outlets:

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