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Grant Provides Weather Radios

Posted: Saturday, September 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Larry Smith, Washington and Keokuk County Emergency Mangament Coordinator, has announced that there are 50 weather radios available to the public. He explains that Washington County Public Health is able to fund these through a preparedness grant and September is Preparedness Month. To request an all hazards weather radio through this program contact the safety center. These radios broadcast weather watches and warnings, as well as Amber alerts and specific alerts such as boil orders.