TORNADOS

Plan ahead. Be sure everyone in your household knows where to go and what to do in case of a tornado warning.

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS

A thunderstorm is considered severe if it produces hail at least 1 inch in diameter or has wind gusts of at least 58 miles per hour.

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STORM DAMAGE

The May 2011 storm struck Battle Creek about 4:30 p.m., tipping hundreds of trees and damaging several buildings.

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EXTREME HEAT

A heat wave is an extended period of extreme heat, and is often accompanied by high humidity. These conditions can be dangerous and even life-threatening for humans who don't take the proper precautions..

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Volunteer to support disaster efforts in your community. Get trained and volunteer with Battle Creek Community Emergency Response Team, Southwest Michigan Emergency Response Team Search and Rescue, Battle Creek RACES and Battle Creek SKYWARN Programs.

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IS-317: Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams

 

FEMA Independent Study Program (ISP)

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. To get a complete listing of courses, click the link below.

ISP Course List

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