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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Be Prepared Have a Disaster Kit

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SAFETY TIPS 

Practice and know where to go incase of severe weather. Have the items you need in place when you arrive to your shelter. Keep items up to date by checking them annually for your families needs during an emergency. 

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Lightning Safety

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Fast Facts 

--Outside and other fires accounted for 78% of the lightning fires reported to local fire departments. 

--Lightning often strikes outside of heavy rain and may occur as far as 10 miles from any rainfall. Outdoor Safety ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Burn Ban in April

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The ban will include all open burning of any waste, including vegetation and wood waste, structures, or any materials on any premises during the month of April. The Kansas Department of Health & Environment Open Burning Regulations (K.A.R. 28-19-645a)...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Tornadoes

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Tornados can occur at any time of the year and most often strike between 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.. In the southern states, peak tornado season is March through May. In the northern states, peak tornado season is June through August. 

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