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Weather Preparedness Events Calendar

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Info on National Safety Campaigns

Alabama

Severe Weather Awareness Week (Flood)
Hurricane Preparedness Week
Summer Safety: Lightning, Heat, Rip Currents, Boating
Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Feb 19-24, 2017
May 15-21, 2016

May 22-28, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Nov 13-18, 2016

Alaska

Tsunami Preparedness Week
Flood Preparedness Week
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Mar 27-Apr 2, 2016
Apr 18-22, 2016
Oct 2-8, 2016

American Samoa

Tsunami Preparedness Week
Hurricane Preparedness Week

Sep 24-Sep 30, 2016
TBD

Arkansas

Severe Weather Awareness Week


Arizona

Heat Awareness Day
Monsoon Awareness Week
Wildfire Awareness Week


June 12-17, 2016
TBD

California

Tsunami Preparedness Week
Safe Boating Cold Water Awareness Week
Monsoon Awareness Month
Flood Safety Awareness Week

Mar 20-26, 2016
May 21-27, 2016
June 2016
Oct 16-22, 2016

Colorado

Flood Safety and Wildfire Preparedness Week
Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Lightning Safety Preparedness Week
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Mar 20-26, 2016
Apr 17-23, 2016
Jun 19-25, 2016
Oct 16 -22, 2016

Connecticut

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 14-18, 2016
Apr 25-29, 2016
May 21-27, 2016
Jun 20-24, 2016
Jul 18-22, 2016
Oct 31-Nov 4, 2016

Delaware

Tsunami Preparedness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 27-Apr 2, 2016
Apr 25-29, 2016
May 15-21, 2016
Jun 13-17, 2016
Nov 6-11, 2016

Florida

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill

Feb 22-26, 2016
Feb 26, 2016, 10 am*

Georgia

 

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Flood Safety Preparedness Week
Hurricane Preparedness Week
Lightning Safety Week
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Feb 1-5, 2016
March 13-19, 2016
May 15-21, 2016
June 19-25, 2016
December 5-9, 2016

Guam/N. Marianas

Tsunami Preparedness Week

Mar 27-Apr 2, 2016

Hawaii

Tsunami Awareness Month
Hurricane Preparedness Week
Ocean Safety Month

April 2016

Idaho

Avalanche Awareness Week
Flood Safety Awareness Week
PacNW Severe Convective Weather Week
PacNW Winter Weather Safety Week

Jan 11-15, 2016
Mar 27-April 2, 2016
May 8-14, 2016

Oct 30-Nov 5, 2016

Illinois

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Tornado Drill Day
Flood Awareness Week
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Prep Week

Feb 28-Mar 5, 2016
Mar 1, 2016, 10:00 am CST
Mar 13-19, 2016
Jun 19-25, 2016
Nov 13-19, 2015

Indiana


Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Tornado Drill
Winter Preparedness Week

Mar 20-26, 2016
Mar 22, 2016

Nov 13-19, 2016

Iowa

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Heat Awareness Day
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Day

Mar 21-25, 2016
Mar 23, 2016, 10 am
June 9, 2016
Jun 20-24, 2016
Nov 10, 2016

Kansas

Wildfire Awareness and Prevention Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Day

Feb 22-26, 2016
Mar 14-18, 2016

Mar 15, 2016, 6:30 pm
Jun 20-24, 2016
Dec 1, 2016

Kentucky

Severe Weather and Flood Awareness Week

Feb 22-28, 2016

Louisiana

Severe Storms Awareness Week

Feb 29-Mar 4, 2016

Maine

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Tsunami Preparedness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 14-18, 2016
March 27-April 2
Apr 25-29, 2016
May 21-27, 2016
June 20-24, 2016
July 18-22, 2016
Oct 31-Nov 4, 2016

Maryland

Flood Safety Awareness Week

Mar 21-25, 2016

Massachusetts

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 14-18, 2016
Apr 25-29, 2016
May 21-27, 2016
Jun 20-24, 2016
Jul 18-22, 2016
Oct 31-Nov 4, 2016

Michigan



Weather Radio Awareness
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Air Quality Week
Safe Boating Week
Heat Awareness Day
Beach Hazards Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Feb. 3, 2016
Apr 10-16, 2016
Apr 13, 2015, 1:30 pm
Apr 25-29, 2016
May 21-27, 2016
May 27, 2016
Jun 5-11, 2016
Nov 6-12, 2016

Minnesota

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Winter Hazard Awareness Week

Apr 11-15, 2016
Apr 14, 2016, 1:45 p.m./ 6:55 p.m.
Nov 14-18, 2016

Mississippi

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Tornado Drill

Feb 29-Mar 4, 2016
Mar 2, 2016

Missouri

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Statewide Drill
Summer Weather Safety Week, Heat and Lightning
Winter Weather Awareness Day

Mar 13-19, 2016
Mar 15, 2016, 1:30 pm
June 12-18, 2016

Nov 16, 2016

Montana

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

April 18-22, 2016
October 3-7, 2016

Nebraska

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
NOAA All-Hazards Weather Radio Awareness Day
Heat Awareness Day
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Day

Mar 21-25, 2016
March 23. 2016, 10 am
May 14, 2016
May 18, 2016
June 20-24, 2016
Nov 10, 2016

Nevada

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Flood Awareness Week
Wildfire Aware Month

Mar 3-9, 2016
Mar 18-22, 2016
May 2016

New Hampshire

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Tsunami Preparedness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 14-18, 2016
March 27-April 2
Apr 25-29, 2016
May 21-27, 2016
June 20-24, 2016
July 18-22, 2016
Oct 31-Nov 4, 2016

New Jersey

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Tsunami Preparedness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Lightning Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 21-25, 2016
Mar 27-Apr 2, 2016

Apr 25-29, 2016
May 15-21, 2016
Jun 13-17, 2016
Nov 6-11, 2016

New Mexico

Spring Seasonal Campaign: Severe, Flood, Wildfire
Summer Campaign: Heat, Severe, Dust, Air Quality
Monsoon Awareness Week
Fall Seasonal Campaign: Wind, Winter, Drought
Winter Seasonal Campaign: Ice, Cold

Mar-May, 2016
Jun-Aug 2016

TBD
Jun 12-17, 2016
Dec-Feb 2016/17

New York

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Flood Safety Preparedness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Apr 24-30, 2016
Apr 28, 2016
Mar 13-19
May 21-27, 2016

Oct 30-Nov 5, 2016

North Carolina

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Tornado Drill
Hurricane Preparedness Week
National Preparedness Month
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Mar 6-12, 2016
Mar 9, 2016 : 9:30 am
May 15-21, 2016
September 2016
Dec 11-17, 2016

North Dakota

Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Severe Winter Weather Awareness Week

Apr 25-Apr 29, 2016
Apr 27, 2016, 11:15 am
Oct 24-28, 2016

Oklahoma

Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Lightning Safety Week

 

Ohio

Ohio Severe Weather Awareness Week
Ohio Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 20-26, 2016
Nov 13-19, 2016

Oregon

PacNW Severe Convective Weather Week
PacNW Winter Weather Safety Week

May 8-14, 2016
Oct 30-Nov 5, 2016

Pennsylvania

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
National Hurricane Awareness Week
Safe Boating Week
Lighting Safety Awareness Week
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Mar 21-25, 2016
April 25-29, 2016
May 15-21, 2016
May 23-28, 2016
Jun 13-17
, 2016
Nov 7-11, 2016

Puerto Rico

Flood Safety Awareness
Tsunami Preparedness Week
Air Quality Awareness
Safe Boating Awareness
Hurricane Safety Preparedness
Heat Safety Awareness
Rip Current Awareness
Severe Weather Safety Awareness

May 2-6, 2016
Mar 13-19, 2016
Apr 18-22, 2016
May 16-20. 2016 
May 30-Jun 3, 2016
Apr 4-8, 2016   
June 13-17, 2016
July 11-15, 2016
 
 

Rhode Island

Flood Safety Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week

Mar 14-18, 2016
Apr 25-29, 2016
May 21-27, 2016
Jun 20-24, 2016
Jul 18-22, 2016
Oct 31-Nov 4, 2016

South Carolina



Severe Weather and Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Flood Safety Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Safe Boating Week
Winter Weather Awareness Week 2016

Mar 6-12, 2016
Mar 9, 2016
Mar 13-19, 2016

May 29-Jun 4, 2016
May 15-21, 2016
Dec 4-10, 2016

South Dakota

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Winter Weather Preparedness Day

Apr 25-29, 2016
April 27, 2016

Tennessee

Severe Weather abd Flood Preparedness Week
Summer Weather Awareness Week
Winter Weather Awareness Day

Feb 28-Mar 5, 2016
May 23-27, 2016
Nov 16, 2016

Texas

Spring Seasonal Campaign
Hurricane Preparedness Week
Summer Seasonal Campaign
Fall Seasonal Campaign
Winter Seasonal Campaign
Monsoon Awareness Week

Mar-May 2016
May 15-21, 2016
Jun-Aug, 2016 Oct-Nov, 2016 Dec-Feb, 2016-17 Jun 12-17, 2016 (West TX Only)

Utah

Seasonal Campaigns for weather hazards

As Appropriate per season

Vermont

Flood Safety Awareness Week:
Severe Weather Preparedness Week:
Winter Weather Awareness Week:

Mar 13-19, 2016
Apr 24-30, 2016
Oct 30-Nov 5, 2016

Virgin Islands, U.S

Tsunami Preparedness Week

Mar 13-19, 2016

Virginia


Tornado Preparedness Day and Drill
Hurricane Awareness Week

Mar 22, 2016
May 22-28, 2016

Washington

PacNW Severe Convective Weather Week
PacNW Winter Weather Safety Week

May 8-14, 2016
Oct 30-Nov 5, 2016

West Virginia

Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week
Air Quality Awareness Week
Heat Safety Awareness Day
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Mar 21-25, 2016
May 2-6, 2016
May 27, 2016
Jun 19-25, 2016
Nov 14-18, 2016

Wisconsin


Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
NOAA Weather Radio Day
Heat Day
Winter Weather Week

Apr 11-15, 2016
Apr 14, 2016, 1:45 pm
May 4, 2016
Jun 9, 2016

Nov. 14-18, 2016

Wyoming

Flood Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Tornado Drill
Winter Weather Awareness Day

May 2-6, 2016
April 18-22, 2016
Tornado Drill: Apr 20, 2016
Oct 12, 2016

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