As a part of Severe Weather Preparedness Month, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the National Weather Service (NWS) have teamed up to publish a Severe Weather Preparedness Guide to help Illinoisans be better prepared when severe weather strikes. "Making people aware of weather hazards and how to prepare for them, is just step one. Using the information and applying protective measures in an emergency takes practice. This month, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency is encouraging families,
businesses, schools and communities to build a kit, practice your plan and be better prepared," said IEMA Director Alicia Tate-Nadeau.
A copy of the severe weather preparedness guide is available below. For more information about what to do before, during and after a storm, please visit www.Ready.Illinois.gov.