Johnson County Emergency Management & Homeland Security in conjunction with the Olathe Fire Department is offering a free public severe weather awareness training presentation on February 7, 2011, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Frontier Trail Middle School at 15300 W. 143rd St., Olathe, KS. Anyone from the public is welcomed and encouraged to attend to learn more about severe weather events.
The presentation will by approximately two (2) hours long and is provided by a highly trained meteorologist from the National Weather Service. The presenter will discuss various aspects of severe weather including physical characteristics, storm spotting, and personal safety.
“This type of training is vital to continue to prepare Johnson County for all hazards and emergencies,” stated Nick Crossley, Director of Johnson County Emergency Management & Homeland Security. “Providing these types of educational opportunities for our citizens is a priority preparedness activity.”
For more information about Johnson County Emergency Management & Homeland Security, visit www.jocoem.org.