From left to right: Tom Heidenwirth, Chairman, Butler County Board of Supervisors; Kelsey Angle, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Des Moines NWS; Mitch Nordmeyer, Butler County Emergency Management Coordinator; Greg Barnett, Emergency Management Commission Member & Board of Supervisor Member; and Sheriff Jason Johnson, Emergency Management Commission Chairman.From left to right: Tom Heidenwirth, Chairman, Butler County Board of Supervisors; Kelsey Angle, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Des Moines NWS; Mitch Nordmeyer, Butler County Emergency Management Coordinator; Greg Barnett, Emergency Management Commission Member & Board of Supervisor Member; and Sheriff Jason Johnson, Emergency Management Commission Chairman.NOAA’s National Weather Service has recognized Butler County as a StormReady county and becomes the 28th county in Iowa to receive the designation. The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents prepare for hazardous weather and flooding. StormReady sites have made a strong commitment to implement plans and resources in an effort to save lives and protect property when severe weather strikes.

From left: Lorie Glover, Black Hawk County Emergency Management Coordinator; Frank Magsamen, BH County EM Commission Chair; and Kelsey Angle, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service Office in Des Moines.From left: Lorie Glover, Black Hawk County Emergency Management Coordinator; Frank Magsamen, BH County EM Commission Chair; and Kelsey Angle, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service Office in Des Moines.NOAA’s National Weather Service has recognized Black Hawk County as a Storm Ready county. The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents prepare for hazardous weather and flooding. StormReady sites have made a strong commitment to implement plans and resources in an effort to save lives and protect property when severe weather strikes.

NOAA's National Weather Service has recognized Union County as a StormReady® county. The Storm Ready program helps community leaders and residents prepare for hazardous weather and flooding. Storm Ready sites have made a strong commitment to implement plans and resources in an effort to save lives and pro­tect property when severe weather strikes.

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― Max Mayfield
Former Director
National Hurricane Center