Winter Weather Information and Closures
Dec08

Winter Weather Information and Closures

12/9/2017 at 2:58 p.m. Road conditions continue to improve with the higher temperatures and the sunshine helping us out. If you need to be out and about now is the time to do it before this evening when temperatures will drop into the lowest we have seen so far into the low 20’s and even teens in some areas. If you do have to out tonight be extremely careful as there will be potential for black ice in areas where roadways have...

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Winter Weather Preparedness Week is Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
Nov27

Winter Weather Preparedness Week is Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

Gordon County public safety officials, along with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency’s (GEMA/HS) Ready Georgia campaign, are encouraging citizens to take time to prepare for possible inclement weather emergencies this winter. “Winter Weather Preparedness Week is a great time for Gordon County residents and businesses to prepare for all potential winter hazards,” said Courtney Taylor, Director of Gordon...

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September is National Preparedness Month
Aug30

September is National Preparedness Month

The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency and Gordon County Emergency Management are encouraging residents to take action for emergency preparedness nationwide in honor of National Preparedness Month this September. The month-long initiative is to increase awareness and inspire citizens of Georgia to be prepared for any natural and man-made disaster. Gordon County will join a nationwide coalition of thousands of...

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Gordon County Renews Storm Ready Certification
Jan26

Gordon County Renews Storm Ready Certification

Gordon County was first certified as a Storm Ready community in 2005. Gordon County has continued to improve our capabilities each year and with each renewal of our Storm Ready designation. This 2017 renewal marks the 5th renewal of Storm Ready in Gordon County. Storm Ready is a nationwide program that helps communities better protect their citizens during severe weather from tornadoes to tropical storms. The program encourages...

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Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Feb01

Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Although Gordon County has some of the most beautiful weather in the country year-round, it is also susceptible to a wide variety of natural disasters. During Severe Weather Preparedness Week, Feb. 1-5, 2016, Georgians are encouraged to learn about the different threats and start getting prepared for them. Each day has a different focus. Family Preparedness/NOAA Weather Radio Day – February 1, 2016 If a disaster struck, would your...

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September is National Preparedness Month
Sep07

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and Gordon County Emergency Management, along with the Georgia Emergency Agency’s Ready Georgia campaign encourage all Gordon County residents to take time to prepare for emergencies. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Ready Americacampaign, National Preparedness Month was founded after 9/11 to increase awareness and encourage action for emergency preparedness nationwide....

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