July 13, 2012
Utilizing Cooper Notification’s Roam Secure Alert Network, emergency management officials are able to send those in the NCR a wide range of alerts to both stay informed and help aid recovery efforts during a dangerous storm.
July 3, 2012
This year, America’s wireless industry is rolling out a new nationwide text emergency alert system, called Wireless Emergency Alerts, which will warn the public when weather threatens.
June 19, 2012
In order to comply with the rapidly approaching FCC narrowbanding mandate and ease communication between its campuses and first responders, the South-Western City School District underwent a major radio system upgrade. The new system allows for district-wide communication with digital radios, GPS tracking on buses and instant access to the Grove City police dispatch center.
June 2, 2012
For the entire six-month season, which begins June 1, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says there’s a 70% chance of nine to 15 named storms, of which four to eight will strengthen to a hurricane. Of those, one to three will become major hurricanes
May 30, 2012
University of Louisville students were displaced when an apartment near campus was struck by lightning.
May 16, 2012
Joplin Schools will be able to construct five storm shelters and demolish properties it has acquired around destroyed Joplin High thanks to federal Community Development block grants.
April 16, 2012
The Greater Regional Medical Center was damaged by a storm Saturday. No one was hurt and staff was working to move patients.
April 6, 2012
Stephen Satterly of the Community School Corp. of Southern Hancock County is spending extra time training his operation’s bus drivers and planning policy changes following the destruction caused by a tornado last month.
April 5, 2012
A bond issue allowing the Joplin School District to rebuild the schools destroyed by a tornado on May 22 passed by less than 1%. If the bond had not passed, the district would not have been able to afford to rebuild Joplin High School and community storm shelters.
March 29, 2012
When a tornado swept through here on March 2, much of Henryville was damaged, but thanks to West Clark Community Schools’ transportation staff and the district’s administration team, no bus passengers were injured.
March 28, 2012
Here's how Florida State handled one incident with it's new emergency notification interface.
March 27, 2012
The Joplin school system’s $62 million bond issue to repair the 10 public schools damaged or destroyed by a tornado in May 2011 will be voted on April 3. The bond issue must pass with slightly more than 57% of the vote.
March 20, 2012
On March 2, a string of tornadoes destroyed Henryville's elementary, middle and high schools. A security camera at the high school shows the tornado as it tears the school apart.
March 8, 2012
All the second floor windows of the Morgan County ARH Hospital were blown out, exterior doors were torn off their hinges and the roof was damaged during a recent tornado. No patients or staff were hurt during the storm.
March 5, 2012
Several students and adults took shelter in Henryville Elementary School during a tornado and survived. Officials sent students home early on the day of the storm.
January 25, 2012
Three tornadoes touched down Jan. 23, destroying the public elementary school in Center Point, and destroying or damaging 500 homes and 50 businesses.
July 7, 2011
Many rivers in the upper Midwest and northern Plains remain above flood stage, and the threat for more flooding will continue through the summer, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The potential flooding could rival the Great Flood of 1993.
July 6, 2011
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is attempting to reclaim nearly $1 million in aid given to the Aplington-Parkersburg School District after a tornado hit the community in May 2008.
June 13, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon toured St. John's Mercy Hospital, which was destroyed by a tornado. Secretary Napolitano has pledged continuing funds to return St. John's Mercy to full function in the coming months.
June 8, 2011
Money given to the Joplin Schools Tornado Relief Fund will be used to give necessities such as food and beds to students affected by the tornado, according to Superintendent C.J. Huff.