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Outdoor Venue Safety


Are you conducting an outdoor venue or event (e.g. County Fair, Music Concert)?

Do you have a contingency plan if weather affects the safety of your attendees?

Do you know how to get updated weather information?


VIDEO: Damaging Winds Impact Outdoor Venue

VIDEO: August 2, 2014: Intense T-storm / Winds at Banks Lake

VIDEO: August 2, 2014: Lake Roosevelt Storm

VIDEO: Lake Roosevelt 2015 Storm

VIDEO: August 29, 2015 wind event (video by Jacob Trickey) 



Warm Weather Safety

Watches and Warnings




Wind and Hail




Heat and Drought



Cold Weather Safety

Winter Storms

Winter Weather Terms



Weather Safety Links

Weather Preparedness Brochures


Other Sources of Weather Safety

Red Cross

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

USGS - Pacific NW Earthquakes