National Weather Service program set for Tuesday


By Mary O. Esparza, - mesparza@civitasmedia.com



Jackson County Deputy Scott Hall, Jackson County Emergency Manager Wayne Cain, City of Altus Office of Emergency Management Lloyd Colston, Jackson County Election Board Secretary Jennifer Wilson, Skywarn Secretary Carol Town, and volunteers Dale Town and Linda Howard prepare for the National Weather Service severe weather program being held on Tuesday.


The National Weather Service will present a weather program in Altus this coming Tuesday, Feb. 9. The 6 p.m. program will be held at the Altus City Hall, 509 S. Main. The program is free, and all residents in Southwest Oklahoma are encouraged to attend.

As we start thinking about the upcoming severe weather season, Wayne Cain, Jackson County Emergency Manager said, “Citizens need to be well-informed on the weather, and have a plan in place and Tuesday’s weather program will give information on safety and awareness.”

Lloyd Colston with the City of Altus Office of Emergency Management, encouraged residents to attend and also said, “Altus receives newcomers daily and this program will give detailed information on storm clouds, types of warnings, disaster plans, and where to listen for weather updates.”

Those attending will also have the chance to ask questions as well as enroll in the City’s telephonic mass-notification system.

For more information about the meeting or the mass-notification system, call 580-482-0229 or 580-481-2260.

Jackson County Deputy Scott Hall, Jackson County Emergency Manager Wayne Cain, City of Altus Office of Emergency Management Lloyd Colston, Jackson County Election Board Secretary Jennifer Wilson, Skywarn Secretary Carol Town, and volunteers Dale Town and Linda Howard prepare for the National Weather Service severe weather program being held on Tuesday.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_SkyWarn.jpgJackson County Deputy Scott Hall, Jackson County Emergency Manager Wayne Cain, City of Altus Office of Emergency Management Lloyd Colston, Jackson County Election Board Secretary Jennifer Wilson, Skywarn Secretary Carol Town, and volunteers Dale Town and Linda Howard prepare for the National Weather Service severe weather program being held on Tuesday.

By Mary O. Esparza,

mesparza@civitasmedia.com

Reach Mary O. Esparza, 580-482-1221, ext.2077

Reach Mary O. Esparza, 580-482-1221, ext.2077

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