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How to prepare for state’s severe winter weather

December 08, 2014 — There are many resources atFort Riley for community members to use in the event of severe winter weather. Chris Hallenback, emergencymanager, Plans and Protection Branch, Directorate of Plans, Training,Mobilization and Security, outlined the many ways residents and workers at FortRiley can access helpful information during extreme winter weather.  MORE

Lightning Safety – When thunder roars, go indoors

August 07, 2014 — Lightning is a hazard thataccompanies most severe weather in the spring and summer. “Lightning is veryunpredictable, which increases the risk to individuals. Most lightning deathsand/or injuries occur during the summer months during the afternoon and earlyevening,” said Chris Hallenbeck, installation emergency manager, EmergencyManagement Office, MORE

COMMUNITY CORNER - Now is time to prepare for severe spring, summer weather

May 20, 2014 — At last week’s Garrison Employeeand Partner Awards ceremony, we honored, among many others, the Snowburst team.This team is responsible for the process of coordinating all activities conductedon the installation related to reaction and recovery before, during and after astorm. I’m happy to say it seems winter is behind us, and I am proud to say MORE

Flash floods can be dangerous threat, preparation important

April 04, 2014 — Editor’s note: This is the thirdarticle in a series of articles during March in observance of Severe Weather AwarenessMonth. Flooding and flash floodingare the most dangerous severe weather threats throughout most areas of the country,including Kansas, according to the National Weather Service. “In our regional area, we haveexperienced full MORE

Fort Riley prepares for severe weather

March 21, 2014 — Editor’s note: This is thefirst article in a series of articles during March in observance of Severe WeatherAwareness Month. Soon, the cold temperaturesand snow will be gone and severe thunderstorms, along with tornado season willarrive. Kansas observes Severe WeatherAwareness Week during the first week of March annually. Fort Riley observesSevere MORE