Virtual: Severe Weather Preparedness

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Registration for this event will close on March 22, 2023 @ 7:00pm.

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March is "Severe Weather Preparedness Month" in Illinois. As the calendar flips from winter to spring, it is important to be aware of the severe weather threats that exist in our state.

Join Brett Borchardt, meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Romeoville, as he discusses severe weather preparedness. Brett was working during the devastating Naperville-Woodridge tornado in 2021. He will provide first-hand insights from that event.

Topics to be covered include the following.

  1. Introduction to the NWS
  2. Severe Weather Definitions
  3. June 20, 2021 EF-3 Tornado: An Overview
  4. June 20, 2021 EF-3 Tornado: A look behind the scenes at NWS Chicago
  5. June 20, 2021 EF-3 Tornado: Damage survey process
  6. Severe Weather Preparedness for the Future / Where to get the NWS Forecast

Wednesday, March 22, 7-8 p.m. This is a free virtual program using Zoom.

Please register and enter your e-mail address for instructions and Zoom connection details. 


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