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Hot weather is in the forecast!

June 10, 2022

Weather forecasts are indicating some extremely hot weather will be hitting Indiana starting this weekend and through next week.  Actual temperatures in the mid-to-high 90's are predicted, and heat indexes could reach well over 100 degrees.

For more detailed information about the dangers of extreme heat and how to mitigate them, visit INPREP's Extreme Heat info site by clicking below.

Spring & Summer Severe Weather Resources

April 22, 2022

Spring has sprung!  While we all appreciate and enjoy spring weather, please remember that as we move into late spring and summer, we are entering one of the most dangerous times for severe weather.  Each year, severe weather outbreaks injure and kill many Americans.  Floods, tornadoes, wind, and lightning claim the lives of people and cause dramatic property damage.

Numerous resources are available from IN-PREPared, the National Weather Service, safety organizations such as the Red Cross, and others which will help prepare you and your family for potential spring & summer weather challenges.


Have a great and safe Independence Day!

July 1, 2022

Don’t make a trip to the emergency room the “highlight” of your 4th of July – celebrate safely this Independence Day weekend! Check out the fireworks safety tips below from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the National Fire Protection Association. Also, please be aware that recent dry weather across much of the state…

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Heat Forecast Tools Explained

June 10, 2022

Source: National Weather Service Very hot conditions are forecasted for most of the upcoming week. With that forecast we’ll be hearing the terms “heat index”, “heat risk”, and even “Wet Bulb Globe Temperature” from meteorologists on our local news a lot in the coming days. To better understand these terms, the National Weather Service has…

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Managing Farm Risk

May 10, 2022

Purdue Extension Webinar Series NOTE: While INdiana PREPared usually focuses on “physical” threats such as tornadoes, fires, floods, and workplace or home safety issues, there are many other risks facing farm families that can have major impact on your operation and your family’s well-being. Just as you should prepare for a major storm or fire,…

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Planting season is here; remain alert to large farm equipment on Indiana roads

April 21, 2022

Source: Indiana State Department of Agriculture INDIANA (April 21, 2022) — Planting season is quickly approaching for Indiana’s 94,000 farmers. With the warm weather and sunshine, Hoosier motorists will also see more large slow-moving farm equipment traveling Indiana’s rural roads and highways. The Indiana State Department of Agriculture, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Indiana Department…

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