Public Invited to Weather Preparedness Webinar

(Dobson, NC) – In this time of major and multiple weather events, you can never be too prepared. That’s why Surry County Emergency Services and the National Weather Service invites the public to participate in a webinar on weather preparedness. The webinar will be held Monday, Aug. 17 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Tornadoes, hail, lightning, wind and flooding – all of which take place in Surry County – will be discussed. Meteorologist Phil Hysell from the National Weather Service will present information. To participate, log onto

“We want Surry County citizens to be prepared in the event of a major weather event and this webinar will teach them what they need to know,” said Dale Harold, Training Officer for Surry County Emergency Services. “We are excited about this webinar and hope we have a large number of participants.”

Many additional weather preparedness resources are available online at Three-day emergency kits, which cover basic needs if the power goes out, are also detailed at the following link:     

Date: August 14, 2020