Madison County Emergency Management Standing By for Storms

Reported by: Christine Winter
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 3/02/2012 4:04 pm
Emergency Management in Madison County is on high alert because of the storms.

It's tracking the weather and power outages as it keeps in touch with first responders throughout the area.

The county has 30,000 alert radios and 85 outdoor sirens in place to warn the community in a weather emergency.

Director of Emergency Management Carl Richards says, "Everyone's doing their pre-planning. The hospitals.....Fire departments have been checking their gear, EMS. Everyone's doing the right thing to be best prepared to protect the citizens."

There are 3 'safe stations' open for people in mobile homes.

Flatwoods Christian Church on College Hill Road in Waco will be open.

Also, mobile home residents can go to First Christian Church' on West Main Street in Richmond.

There's also a third safe station at Church on the Rock on Richmond Road North in Berea.
Share
Most Popular
KSP: 2 Men Shot During Turkey Hunt, 1 Pronounced Dead
State Police are looking into a shooting in Clay County, where they said three men went turkey hunting Thursday morning and two of them were shot -- one fatally.
James Young To Enter NBA Draft
Freshman guard first to officially announce "one and done."
Car Flips On I-64 In Fayette Co.
A woman went to the hospital after a crash Wednesday night along Interstate 64 in Fayette County. Video Video
Parents Accused of Keeping Toddler Out In Frigid Temperatures
Laurel County deputies said they received a tip about two adults walking along a busy roadway Thursday morning, with a toddler in tow.
Russell Co. Crash Kills 2, Critically Injuries 2 Others
An early morning collision on Kentucky Highway 80 killed a driver and his passenger, and also critically injured two others, according to State Police.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.