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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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Excessive Heat Warning prompts the opening of Cooling Centers in Plymouth, Bremen and Culver

July 5, 2012
Excessive Heat Warning prompts the opening of Cooling Centers in Plymouth, Bremen and Culver

  07/06/12 An Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect for all of Marshall County through Saturday. Temperatures are expected to exceed 100 degrees today and may exceed 105 degrees in some locations on Friday. A combination of heat and humidity will push afternoon heat index values into the 105 to 115 degree range. The...
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M.C. EMA Warns of Excessive Heat on Thursday

June 27, 2012
M.C. EMA Warns of Excessive Heat on Thursday

   06/28/12 The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning which will be in effect from 11am until 8:00pm on Thursday, June 28.  Air temperatures and heat index values will range from 103 to 107 degrees. This type of excessive heat will pose a risk for heat stress for those with outdoor...
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Commissioners Question State Requirement for GPS Date

June 25, 2012
Commissioners Question State Requirement for GPS Date

   06/26/12 Last week the Marshall County Commissioners passed a resolution adopting Annex G to the Marshall County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.  The annex pertains to mass casualties. EMA Director Clyde Avery brought to light a new requirement for the Emergency Management sub grant performance grant for the 50% match of salaries and benefits...
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Public and Governments in Marshall County Encouraged to Attend Special Joint Commissioner Council Meeting

March 25, 2012
Public and Governments in Marshall County Encouraged to Attend Special Joint Commissioner Council Meeting

    03/26/12 The Marshall County Commissioners and the Marshall County Council will convene for a special joint public meeting on Wednesday, March 28th at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room on the second floor of the County Building located at112 West Jefferson Street in Plymouth.   The purpose of special meeting is to discussing...
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Winter Storm Watch

January 11, 2012
Winter Storm Watch

01/12/12 The Marshall County Emergency Management Office released the following weather warning Wednesday afternoon: National Weather Service has issued a **Winter Storm Watch** which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday evening. Lake effect snow showers are expected to form late Thursday afternoon and persist through Friday evening. Portions of Northern Indiana, generally...
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County Receives $172,445 in EMA Grant Money

December 8, 2011
County Receives $172,445 in EMA Grant Money

12/09/11 This week Marshall County EMA Director, Clyde Avery updated the commissioners on the various grants he was able to obtain this year from the Department of Homeland Security. Marshall County received money and equipment including the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) which is a 50% reimbursement of Avery’s salary and benefits.  The total...
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Marshall County EMA Recognized as State’s Best

November 8, 2011
Marshall County EMA Recognized as State’s Best

11/09/11 During Monday’s County Commissioner’s meeting Emergency Management Director Clyde Avery presented the commissioners with two awards that he recently accepted on behalf of the county. At the State EMA conference Marshall County EMA received an award recognizing them as the highest EMA Capabilities Assessment score for District 2 which includes: Saint Joseph, Elkhart,...
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Mar. Co. EMA Warns of Extreme Heat

July 18, 2011
Mar. Co. EMA Warns of Extreme Heat

07/19/11 July and August are typically the hottest months of the year in Northern Indiana, so taking adequate precautionary measures is necessary for both public, and personal health of the community.  Clyde Avery, Director of the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency would like to remind everyone to be prepared for the higher temperatures we...
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