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Colorado Severe Weather Awareness Week - April 15-21, 2018

The National Weather Service wants everyone to be part of a Weather Ready Nation. With the return of Spring and Summer, Colorado receives a variety of hazards in the form of heavy rain, hail, flooding, tornados and wind.  Are you ready for Severe Weather? Now is the time to make sure you know how to stay safe when severe weather arrives. This week, April 15-21, is Colorado Severe Weather Awareness Week.

The National Weather Service offices which cover Colorado will issue a series of public information statements during the week covering the following topics:

 

Severe Weather Awareness Topics - 2018

 

Severe Awareness - NOAA - National Focus

Watches and Warnings are issued by the National Weather Service for a variety of severe hazards. Make sure you have a way to receive warnings. The National Weather Service web pages are a great way to view weather hazards at www.weather.gov. NOAA Weather Radios are another great way to monitor the weather and receive watches, warnings and advisories and they can be found in most hardware or electronics stores.

Safety information, watches, warnings, forecasts, current conditions, radar, and much more information is available at your local National Weather Service web sites: