Here is a good training video for CERT volunteers to review the challenges and dangers of working to assist their neighbors and communities after a disaster has occurred. It covers the importance of protective gear, size-up (think before you leap), and the buddy system. Common post-disaster dangers are reviewed including flooding and contaminated water, downed power lines, falling debris, cuts from broken glass, nails through shoes, back injuries, eye and head injuries, and even getting lost in your own community following a devastating event.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR… NORTHWESTERN BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
NORTHWESTERN CALDWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA… SOUTHEASTERN AVERY COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA… * UNTIL 500 PM EDT
Here we go again; Kings Creek, Patterson, Yadkin Valley and Mulberry got hit hard yesterday. We will have some areas of heavy rain again today. Please report any structural damage, major damage or closings of any County or DOT roadway.
Tornado threat is more in the mix today.