Featured Information

  • While lightening can be fascinating to watch, it is also extremely dangerous. We encourage you to take advantage of Lightning Safety Awareness Week to review your plans and discuss with your children the dangers of lightning.

  • Michigan averages about 4 heat related deaths each year. The number of heat related illnesses are difficult to record, but it is fair to say thateach year in Michigan there are hundreds of heat related illnesses some of which require hospitalizations. For more information regarding heat related issues, please click here.

  • Flash floods are the number one weather-related killer in the United States. Many flash flood deaths occur when people drive or walk on roads and bridges that are covered by water. Even six inches of fast moving flood water can knock you off your feet, and a depth of only two feet will float many of today's automobiles.
  • The United States Department of Homeland Security is encouraging you, the American Citizen, to become more involved in the fight against terrorism by encouraging you to be alert and to report suspicious activity whenever it is observed. The "See Something, Say Something" campaign is intended to make the possibility of a terrorist attack more difficult by enlisting the eyes and ears of this Country's Citizenry.
  • In a nationwide effort to raise the business community's awareness about how to prepare their businesses and employees in the event of an emergency, the Advertising Council, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Red Cross, announced on June 13, 2011 the launch of a new public service advertisement (PSA) on behalf of Ready Business.