WOOD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
DIRECTOR JEFF KLEIN

One Courthouse Square • Wood County Courthouse & Office Building
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

Office Phone: (419) 354-9269
Email: woodcountyema@woodcountyohio.gov

Today is National Peace Officers Memorial Day. It is an opportunity to honor and remember those law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice, as well as the family members, friends and fellow officers who carry their legacy. ... See MoreSee Less
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The NWS Space Weather Prediction Center issued a rare G4 (Severe Geomagnetic Storm) Watch. Several CMEs will likely reach Earth which will lead to highly elevated geomagnetic activity and cause the #NorthernLights light up this weekend! swpc.noaa.gov/news/swpc-issues-its-first-g4-watch-2005... #OHwx #PAwx ... See MoreSee Less
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***Outdated post***Tornado Warning issued May 7 at 8:33PM EDT until May 7 at 9:15PM EDT by NWS Cleveland OHHancock, OH; Wood, OHNational Weather Service: TORNADO WARNING in this area until 9:15 PM EDT. Take shelter now in a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Check media.NWS: TORNADO WARNING in this area til 9:15 PM EDT. Take shelter now. Check media.TORCLEThe National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a* Tornado Warning for...Southwestern Wood County in northwestern Ohio...Northwestern Hancock County in northwestern Ohio...* Until 915 PM EDT.* At 833 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornadowas located near Continental, or 9 miles northwest of Ottawa,moving east at 50 mph.HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught withoutshelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Treedamage is likely.* This dangerous storm will be near...McComb around 855 PM EDT.North Baltimore and Van Buren around 900 PM EDT.Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm includeBloomdale, Jerry City, Cygnet, Hoytville, and Bairdstown.TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowestfloor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in amobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelterand protect yourself from flying debris.Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do notwait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! ... See MoreSee Less
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4:58 PM | Tuesday, May 7, 2024A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Indiana, Michigan and Ohio until 11 PM EDT ... See MoreSee Less
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Weakening showers and thunderstorms moving into NW Ohio will fade with eastward extent this afternoon. A second round will develop to the west this evening, reaching NW Ohio by 7PM and crossing the rest of the area through Midnight. The second round could be severe with a few tornadoes, large hail, and damaging winds. ... See MoreSee Less
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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT LINKS

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Ohio Emergency Management Agency
www.ema.ohio.gov

Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness
www.weathersafety.ohio.gov

Federal Emergency Management Agency
www.fema.gov
www.ready.gov
www.floodsmart.gov

American Red Cross
www.redcross.org

Wood County Health District
www.woodcountyhealth.org

LOCAL LINKS OF INTEREST

Wood County
www.co.wood.oh.us

Wood County Sheriff’s Office
www.woodcountysheriff.com

Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Fireman’s Association (NOVFA)
www.novfa.net