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Right before I started writing this entry I read Decatur Metro’s post about Decatur High School’s Career Awareness Week next week. Well, believe it or not, the week of February 1-7 is also Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia!

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the National Weather Service have a list on Ready Georgia of emergency preparedness topics that you and your family can learn about throughout the week.

There will be a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, Feb. 4. (designated as Tornado Safety Day) around 9 a.m. It’s primarily for the schools to test their plans, but you may hear the Emory or Agnes Scott sirens go off.

There’s also a potential winter weather warning for some type of freezing rain/snow mix late next Monday and early Tuesday. So get a head start on your emergency preparedness by visiting Ready Georgia, making sure you’re signed up for Decatur’s CodeRED Weather Warning and download a copy of the City’s Emergency Management booklet.

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