Emergency Management is responsible for preparing for and carrying out all emergency functions necessary to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from significant incidents and disasters including the extended disruption of governmental services caused by all hazards, whether natural, technological or man-made.
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Spring is around the corner and the National Weather Service has scheduled Storm Spotter Training courses. The training courses last approximately 90 minutes, are free to attend, and do not require you to register ahead of time. Topics covered include:
- Severe thunderstorm basics
- How to visually identify severe storm features
- How to report observed severe weather
- Storm spotter safety
Platte County: Tuesday, March 26, 2019; 7-9 p.m.; Park Hill High School Auditorium, 7701 NW Barry Road
Below are some helpful links:
- National Weather Service YouTube Video: Weather Safety & Storm Spotting
- Prepare Metro KC
- Ready in 3
- Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
- United States Geological Service (USGS) River Gage in Parkville
- National Weather Service (NOAA), Kansas City Office
- Missouri State Emergency Management Association (SEMA)
- Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA)
- Platte County Emergency Management
- How to Prepare for a Tornado
- Extreme Heat Prevention Guide
Captain Jon Jordan is the Emergency Management Director for the City of Parkville.
Phone: (816) 741-4454