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March 22, 2016


State Updating Hazard Plan To Include Extreme Weather

Indiana's new hazard mitigation plan describes the threat from natural disasters such as flooding, earthquakes, tornadoes, hail and snow storms.

August 7, 2013


State Safety Officials Ask For More Consistent Funding

State health and safety officials say federal money for emergency preparedness planning has been inconsistent.

March 13, 2013


National Weather Service Cuts Public Storm Training Classes

The Indianapolis office of the National Weather Service has cut a third of its annual Skywarn training courses due to budget constraints.

January 4, 2013


Howard County Faces Budget Shortfall Over Dispatch Services

Howard County is seeking ways to fill a gap in its budget after the city stopped funding its emergency management services.

August 15, 2012


Indiana State Fair Officials Say Safety Measures A Success

The State Fair’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan was created to deal with issues ranging from weather events to public safety emergencies.

June 27, 2012


Monroe County Officials Warn Of Firework Dangers

State law prohibits local municipalities from banning firework usage surrounding the Fourth of July.

April 12, 2012


Investigators Say State Fair Not Prepared For Emergency

More than one hundred witnesses were questioned…though employees of the company that built the stage declined.

January 18, 2012


Jet Stream, Sun Spots May Be Cause Of Warm Weather

Experts say extremely warm weather this season is unusual. Sunday's high is expected to be near 60 degrees.

October 13, 2011


Lack Of Updated Database May Cause Ambulance Delays At IU

Some members of the Indiana University community are raising concerns about the ability of emergency services personnel to respond to calls from campus.

July 1, 2011


Some Counties Changing When Tornado Sirens Sound

A meteorologist with the National Weather Service says a statewide policy needs to be put in place.

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