It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan

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Matt Zika, National Weather Service

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This is Severe Weather Awareness Week and Michigan State Police and Emergency Management officials are encouraging residents to prepare for storms.

Matt Zika, Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Negaunee Township, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike recently to talk about being ready for potential springtime severe weather.

Zika said severe weather can include thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding and families should prepare an emergency supply kit, make an emergency plan and create an emergency contact list to minimize damage or injury.

He added that being aware of the forecast is a big part of staying safe during this season and encouraged listeners to get apps for their phones and weather radios for their RVs and boats to stay in contact with the NWS and Emergency Management agencies.


LISTEN IN – Matt Zika with preparedness tips during this Severe Weather Awareness Week.

CLICK HERE – For more about Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan.

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