A big part of being prepared for emergencies is understanding the community and area in which you live, which types of disasters are most often occurring there and then developing plans to get ready.
We all know that Jackson County experiences spring and fall flooding that often closes roads and disrupts our lives.
We also know from experience that Jackson County is prone to straight line winds and an occasional tornado that destroys buildings and spreads debris across yards and streets and destroys homes and neighborhoods.
Although we don’t traditionally experience huge fires or earthquakes such as those out west, we also know that we have experienced the residual effects of both.
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