Severe Weather

Severe weather is common in Iowa and the Midwest, from spring and summer tornadoes, hail storms and excessive heat to the blizzards of winter. Being prepared and aware of predicted weather events are key to staying safe.

All Hazards

  • All-Hazards Booklet, from the Center for Food Security and Public Health at Iowa State University, this 100 page booklet was developed as a resource for citizens of rural agricultural communities. The booklets’ four sections contain an overview of a particular hazard and several informational handouts in a check list format to help guide individuals in preparing for a particular hazard before it occurs, during the event, and recovering from the situation.

Heat stress

Tornadoes

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