Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has proclaimed this week as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan.
Matt Zika with the National Weather Service office in Negaunee joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to talk about being ready for the rapidly changing spring weather in Michigan.
Zika said it’s a good time of year to learn what to do before, during and after severe weather hazards including floods, thunderstorms and tornadoes.
He added that steps can be taken to prepare before severe weather strikes to minimize damage and ensure safe evacuation or shelter.
Zika also reminded listeners about the importance of being able to receive severe weather warnings and preparing an emergency supply kit, emergency plan and contact list.