The week of March 1st thru March 7th, 2010 has been designated as Severe Weather Awareness Week. To help promote storm preparedness, there will be a statewide tornado drill and siren test on Tuesday March 2nd, 2010 at 10:00AM
The purpose of the statewide tornado drill is to provide an opportunity for schools, businesses, and individuals to review their tornado preparedness plans.
For more information please visit the IEMS's website at: http://www.state.il.us/iema/
The Hoffman Estates Police Department offers weather radios at cost:
Monitor weather warnings 24 hours a day with an NOAA weather radio!
Available for sale at the Hoffman Estates Police Department.
WR100B $25.58 WR300 $40.58
This weather radio alerting system can be a life saver for you and your loved ones. Two models available, priced at 25.58 or 40.58. Strobe light option available for the hearing impaired for 11.99 each. Each radio will be programmed for the counties of Cook, Dupage, Kane and Lake.
Contact Kevin O’Keefe @ 847. 781. 2881 for availability and purchase. Check or credit only
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