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EMA Director Speaks at Miller’s

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July 22, 2014
EMA Director Speaks at Miller’s

Marshall County’s Emergency Management Agency Director, Clyde Avery was the guest speaker at Miller’s Assisted Living last Tuesday afternoon. By the size of the audience, emergency preparedness is a topic that many find interesting. Avery began his presentation with a brief history of his career life and how the EMA was formed. Avery has...
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Lightning Safety Week is June 22 -28, 2014

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June 23, 2014
Lightning Safety Week is June 22 -28, 2014

Marshall County EMA Director Clyde Avery is warning citizens of the dangers of lightning during Lightning Safety Week. Lightning is one of the nation’s deadliest weather phenomena. Though lightning peaks in the summer, it can occur year round. According to the National Weather Service, an average of 51 people each year are killed by...
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County EMA & Amateur Radio Club to Program Weather Radios Saturday

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May 29, 2014
County EMA & Amateur Radio Club to Program Weather Radios Saturday

The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency in partnership with Walgreen’s, and the Marshall County Amateur Radio Club, will be hosting a second NOAA Weather/All Hazards Alert Radio Programming Day for this year. The event will be held this Saturday, May 31st from 9:00am until 1:00pm at Walgreen’s Drug Store located at 2014 N. Michigan...
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Marshall County EMA reminds you of the Importance of Being Prepared

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April 28, 2014
Marshall County EMA reminds you of the Importance of Being Prepared

04/29/14 “At Least 17 Killed as tornadoes rip through Arkansas and Oklahoma” A tragic reminder of why it is so important to prepared. While we obviously cannot control the weather, we can control our preparedness and response to these situations. Be prepared by: * Developing a Family Emergency Plan – include emergency contact numbers...
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Marshall County EMA Warns of Possible Flooding

January 10, 2014
Marshall County EMA Warns of Possible Flooding

  01/11/14 National Weather Service is advising of a storm system moving out of the southern plains that will bring between half an inch and an inch of rain to the area this afternoon and into the overnight hours. County Emergency Management Director Clyde Avery said, “In addition, above normal temperatures will allow for...
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Extremely Hot and Humid Conditions through Friday with Heat Index Near 100

July 15, 2013
Extremely Hot and Humid Conditions through Friday with Heat Index Near 100

  07/16/13 The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency says it’s going to be …Hot! Hot! Hot! The heat wave will begin today as high temperatures rise into the low 90′s. Temperatures and dew points will increase throughout the week which will give heat index values near or above 100 degrees Tuesday through Friday. Heat...
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County EMA & Amateur Radio Club to Program Weather Radios Saturday

April 23, 2013
County EMA & Amateur Radio Club to Program Weather Radios Saturday

    04/24/13 The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency in partnership with Walgreen’s and the Marshall County Amateur Radio Club, will be participating in the NOAA Weather/All Hazards Alert Radio Programming Day. The event will be held this Saturday, April 27th from 7:00am until Noon at the Walgreen’s Drug Store located at 2014 N....
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EMA Director Meets Standards for 2012 EMPG Grant

April 18, 2013
EMA Director Meets Standards for 2012 EMPG Grant

  04/18/13 Marshall County Emergency Management Director, Clyde Avery presented the paperwork to accept the 2012 EMPG (Emergency Management Performance Grant) at the Commissioner’s meeting this week.  The grant reimburses the county 50% of the director’s salary ($39,420) if he attains the required points.  Avery told the commissioners he also received notification that he...
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Advisory: Flooding Possible Early Next Week.

March 7, 2013
Advisory: Flooding Possible Early Next Week.

 03/08/13 Warm temperatures expected over the next few days will cause rapid melting of the recent snow (8-11in). The National Weather Service is also indicating the potential of moderate to heavy rain Saturday night thru Monday. With both of these situations combined we will most likely see flooding in low lying areas, ponding on...
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November 11-17 is Winter Weather Preparedness Week in IN

November 13, 2012
November 11-17 is Winter Weather Preparedness Week in IN

  11/14/12 Hints that winter is just around the corner have recently arrived, frost on the windshields, smoke billowing from chimneys and the first few snowflakes of the season have fallen. Though we do not know how bad this winter will be, we do know cold, snow or freezing rain events will cause problems...
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