Severe Weather Preparedness Week starts Feb. 2
by Staff Reports
06:58 PM, Monday, January 26
Devastating tornadoes, destructive thunderstorms and other severe weather events can strike at any time. In order to prepare all Georgians for the possibility of a disaster, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security’s (GEMA/Homelan...

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