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Tornado

Tornado Tornadoes are among the most awe-inspiring and potentially destructive weather events on Earth. Our goal is to provide you with valuable information, resources, and tips to help you understand tornadoes better and ensure your safety when faced with such an occurrence. Here, you will find comprehensive information about tornadoes, including their formation, characteristics, and […]

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SKYWARN

SKYWARN is a nationwide volunteer program that helps the National Weather Service to issue more timely and accurate warnings for severe weather, saving lives and property. SKYWARN SKYWARN is a nationwide volunteer program of trained weather spotters who provide timely and accurate reports of hazardous weather to the National Weather Service (NWS). The program was […]

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Lightning & Thunderstorms

Lightning & Thunderstorms Lightning & Thunderstorms can be captivating natural phenomena, but it’s crucial to be aware of their power and take necessary precautions to ensure your safety. Lightning and thunderstorms, nature’s powerful displays of electricity and sound, have both captivated and bewildered humans throughout history. These awe-inspiring phenomena are not only magnificent to behold […]

Drought

Drought, Thirsting for Answers

Drought Drought, a natural disaster of prolonged and severe water scarcity, poses a significant threat to ecosystems, communities, and economies around the world. This phenomenon, characterized by an extended period of abnormally low precipitation, can result in devastating consequences, including crop failures, water shortages, ecological imbalances, and socio-economic disruptions. Understanding the causes, effects, and mitigation […]

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Heat

Heat With excessive heat, it is essential to consider ways to protect ourselves from the dangers of heat-related illnesses. Heat and UV rays are important factors that significantly impact our daily lives. With excessive heat, it is essential to consider ways to protect ourselves from the dangers of heat-related illnesses. Heat waves, which are extended […]

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Missouri DNR Open Burning Regulations

Missouri DNR Open Burning Regulations Prior to conducting any open burning, businesses and citizens should contact the city or county of jurisdiction for any local restrictions. Missouri DNR Open Burning Regulations Air Pollution Control Program fact sheet Division of Environmental Quality Director: Kyra Moore 05/01/2020PUB2047 Open burning is the burning of any materials in which […]

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Flood

Flood It is crucial to be prepared for a flood and have an emergency plan in place. Being prepared can mean the difference between life and death. Floods are natural disasters that occur when water overflows from its usual location, such as rivers, lakes, or even oceans. Floods can have a significant impact on humans, […]

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Children

Children Teaching children to be weather aware is crucial in order to ensure their safety and well-being during severe and unpredictable weather conditions. Teaching children to be weather aware is crucial in order to ensure their safety and well-being during severe and unpredictable weather conditions. Natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, tornadoes, and wildfires […]

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Weather Aware

Weather Aware Being weather aware is crucial for staying safe and prepared in unpredictable and potentially dangerous weather conditions. As a responsible individual, it is essential to be “weather aware.” That means not only being aware of the current weather conditions but also taking proactive measures to keep you and your loved ones safe. In […]

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Weather

Weather When it comes to the safety and well-being of a community, weather plays a crucial role. Like many other organizations, the Hale Fire Protection District constantly monitors the weather in our area to prepare for any potential emergencies or hazards. Accurate weather information allows us to plan and execute effective strategies to minimize the […]

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