GEMA conducts damage assessments following severe storm

Release: GEMA/HS Assists Local EMAs, Requests FEMA Joint Damage Assessments in Eight Georgia Counties (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) continues to assist local Emergency Management Agencies (EMAs) with damage…

Lowndes warns residents of encroaching severe weather

Release: Lowndes County Encourages Citizens to Prepare for Severe Weather In accordance with information disseminated by the Tallahassee Division of the National Weather Service, Lowndes County Emergency Management is currently monitoring the chance of severe…

Severe weather expected Thursday

The US National Weather Service Tallahassee Florida is reporting that severe weather is expected in the north FL, south GA region tonight and Thursday, March 18, 2021. A published map shows the estimated storm arrival…

Weather delays COVID vaccine shipments to Georgia

Release: Weather Delays COVID Vaccine Shipments to Georgia Atlanta – Winter weather across the country is significantly impacting shipments of COVID-19 vaccine to Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) received notification from the Centers…

Red Cross prepares residents for dangerous weather

Release: GEORGIA’S RED CROSS SHARES RESOURCES FOR SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK (FEB. 1-5); URGES PLANNING IN ADVANCE OF VOLATILE SPRING STORMS Register online for free, virtual programs that can help families better prepare for emergencies (ATLANTA –…

GEMA hosts winter weather preparedness campaign

Release: Winter Weather Preparedness Week begins Dec. 7 NOVEMBER 30, 2020 (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS), in partnership with the National Weather Service and the Georgia Department of Transportation,…

Eta to impact FL overnight, Thursday

The US National Weather Service Tallahassee Florida has released an update showing that Eta has shifted slightly eastward and will likely impact the coast of Florida tonight and into Thursday (Nov. 12, 2020). See their…

GA Tornado Drill to be Held on Nov.…

Release: Tornado Drill to be Held on Nov. 4 (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) is holding a statewide tornado drill Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 9:30 a.m. This event coincides…