Shiawassee County CERT

Shiawassee County CERT The Shiawassee County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a volunteer civilian organization operated by Shiawassee County EM/HS. The Shiawassee County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a volunteer civilian organization operated by Shiawassee County Emergency Management/ Homeland Security.
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CERT members receive training in general
emergency preparedness, emergency medical
operations, search and rescue operations,
disaster psychology, and other specialized
disaster response curricula in order to help our community in times of trial. We are focused on creating more disaster resilient communities by means of public outreach, education, and
service.

Operating as usual

08/18/2015

I want to thank all those who helped at the Fair this year, everyone did an OUTSTANDING job as there were no accidents or injuries. We were complimented on our performance and the Fair Board was extremely grateful we were there. A special thanks to Bob and Sue Gilman for contacting and arranging the roster. Thanks again and see ya Thursday night. Michael Eckmyre, Chairperson

07/05/2015

I want to thank the following people for their help yesterday at the 4th of July event at McCurdy park.Barry Marks, Craig Brand,Dave Roberts, Bob and Sue Gilman,Jonathan Perkins,Drew and Linda Thorsby,Jim and Mary Hartner, Kathryn Barrel and Priscilla Gaskins. We dealt with an extreme amount of traffic and everyone did an OUTSTANDING job. I am extremely proud of everyone's performance. We were given many compliments on our professional appearance and performance. Again thank you.

Michael Eckmyre Chairperson.

05/19/2015

The season for traffic is upon us! As we travel this weekend to spend time with those family members who have served, and honoring those who lost their lives serving..remember to pack a car 'to go kit' that includes water, flashlight, blankets, non perishable food items, and a first aid kit!! Safe travels!

03/15/2015

Was your NewYears resolution to help others, to give back to your community, or to jst become better prepared for family emergencies? Come join us at the Owosso Home Show at the high school! We are taking applications for new volunteers until 4 pm today! Class for new volunteers will be held soon!

On the Blog: If you've put giving back to your community on this year's list of New Year's resolutions, you're not alone...
01/12/2015
Resolve to Serve: Community Emergency Response Teams | FEMA.gov

On the Blog: If you've put giving back to your community on this year's list of New Year's resolutions, you're not alone. Community Emergency Response Teams are a great way to get involved in an unconventional way.

The New Year is upon us and with that comes the inevitable, hard-to-answer question: "What's your New Year's resolution?" Many will respond with something along the lines of "I'd like to give more time to my community" or "I'd like to do some volunteering."If you are one of those who have placed thi…

12/03/2014
City of Corunna

Just a quick heads up for our people of Shiawassee County!

The county's 911 service is not operational at this time. Corunna City Hall phones are also not working.

Winter Weather Advisory Update:9:42 am to 11:45 amSPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI94...
11/20/2014
InteractiveNWS - Alert Information

Winter Weather Advisory Update:
9:42 am to 11:45 am
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
942 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

MIZ060>062-201645-
SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OWOSSO...FLINT...LAPEER
942 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

A BAND OF HEAVY SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST 11 AM ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM LANGSBURG TO GRAND BLANC TO ALMONT. THIS
INCLUDES PORTIONS OF THE INTERSTATE 69 CORRIDOR BETWEEN PERRY AND
FLINT AND THE US 23 AND INTERSTATE 75 CORRIDORS ACROSS SOUTHERN
GENESEE COUNTIES. SNOWFALL RATES IN EXCESS OF AN INCH PER HOUR AND
WHITE OUT CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THIS BAND OF HEAVY SNOW.
MOTORISTS ARE URGES TO USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN TRAVELINGTHROUGH
THIS REGION THIS MORNING.

http://inws.wrh.noaa.gov/weather/alertinfo/19432833

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI919 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014...INTENSE SNOW SHOW...
11/20/2014
Weather Preparedness

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
919 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...INTENSE SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING...

SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OWOSSO...FLINT...LAPEER
919 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
EST THIS AFTERNOON.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* A LOCALIZED BAND OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE
AFTERNOON. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE ANYWHERE
FROM 1 TO 4 INCHES...WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* HEAVY SNOW IS ONGOING ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
SHIAWASSEE...GENESEE AND LAPEER COUNTIES. BANDS OF HEAVY SNOW
ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO THE AFTERNOON...PRIMARILY ALONG
AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 69.

* VISIBILITIES WITHIN THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL DROP TO NEAR ZERO AS
SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE IN EXCESS OF AN INCH PER HOUR.

IMPACTS...

* SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS.

* RAPIDLY FLUCTUATING VISIBILITIES DOWN TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

* PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
VISIT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/RR8

http://inws.wrh.noaa.gov/weather/alertinfo/19432799

Welcome to the Weather Preparedness pages provided by the Michigan NWS Offices. Each page has event specific tips and information designed to keep you and your family safe.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI1033 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS ...
10/31/2014
InteractiveNWS - Alert Information

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1033 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

1033 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT
EDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* NORTHERLY WINDS OF 30 MPH OR HIGHER WILL GUST TO 45 MPH
BETWEEN 2PM AND 10PM.

IMPACTS...

* DIFFICULTY DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...ESPECIALLY ON EAST-
WEST ROADS.

* SMALL OBJECTS SUCH AS TRASH BINS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

Are you prepared for a disaster? It doesn't take alot of money, or time, to create a kit that can help you when it strik...
09/10/2014
News - It is National Preparedness Month! - Do1Thing

Are you prepared for a disaster? It doesn't take alot of money, or time, to create a kit that can help you when it strikes! Many items you can find at your local resale shops for your to-go kits! Planning on 3 days or more for any event will help you be ahead of the game! Do1Thing, once a week, now, to get better prepared! Check out this link, and as Always..Share,Share,Share our page!

Things to do Below is a list of thing that you can do to achieve your goal this month. Choose at least one, and complete it.

Still unknown how severe the storms headed our way will be. The key thing the NWS is looking for is if we get any sunshi...
09/10/2014
Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible Today

Still unknown how severe the storms headed our way will be. The key thing the NWS is looking for is if we get any sunshine towards Indiana. That will cause more instability which would give us more severe storms. So here's hoping Indiana doesn't get much sun!

09/05/2014
National Weather Service Watch Warning Advisory Summary

this just in from my weather radio!! Damaging wind gusts of up to 60 mph, 1 inch plus sized hail, torrential rains thay may cause severe flooding, and more until 10 pm tonight!
Please share to inform as many as possible, and be sure to like our page!

The National Weather Service is your best source for complete weather forecast and weather related information on the web!

Our -at-a-glance weather outlook for this week! We do have the potential for some severe thunderstorms today.....and The...
09/01/2014
National Weather Service

Our -at-a-glance weather outlook for this week! We do have the potential for some severe thunderstorms today.....and The First Day of School!

Isolated severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop on Labor Day along and ahead of a cold front from parts of the southern Great Lakes southwestward across Illinois and Missouri into southeast Kansas. Damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall will be possible with these storms. Read More...

Are you prepared? Disasters: It is not IF, it is WHEN.USA National #PrepareAthon Day Sept 30 - register, know your regio...
08/28/2014
FEMA National Preparedness Coalition

Are you prepared? Disasters: It is not IF, it is WHEN.

USA National #PrepareAthon Day Sept 30 - register, know your regions risks & hazards

Join the National Preparedness Community and learn how to prepare yourself and others for natural and man made disasters.

Do you and your family know how to turn off utilities in the event of an emergency. Learn how to do it safely
08/21/2014
Utility Shut-off & Safety | Ready.gov

Do you and your family know how to turn off utilities in the event of an emergency. Learn how to do it safely

Shutting off gas may require a specialty wrench, find out in advance what your home requires before an emergency.

08/16/2014

Sorry it took so long, I want to personally thank all that helped with the fair this year. We had another successful year with no accidents or injuries. We can only get better as a team and this allows us to be seen in the community as a professionally train team !!! You guys rocked this year and I am proud to be a part of our team, GREAT JOB !!!! Michael Eckmyre, chairperson

08/14/2014

Mom's in Shiawassee County: Are you prepared for when an emergency or disaster hits? Our local MOPs group will have a CERT volunteer/trainer (who is also a MOPS/Moms Next member) in to guide you through creating a to go kit, and items/information you will need to become better prepared! The date is October 10th 6-8:30 pm at the Weslyan Church on S. Washington St in Owosso.

If you didn't stop out to the Fair this last week, but still want to sign up for the Smart911, use this link to assist e...
08/11/2014
Smart911 - Smart911

If you didn't stop out to the Fair this last week, but still want to sign up for the Smart911, use this link to assist emergency professionals help you faster!

This service helps 9-1-1 protect your family by providing more information to first responders. You should sign up too, it is free!

For the Bay City area folks. As of last night, the break still had not yet been located.http://www.abc12.com/story/26243...
08/11/2014
All non-essential drinking water use restricted in Bay City

For the Bay City area folks. As of last night, the break still had not yet been located.

http://www.abc12.com/story/26243099/all-non-essential-drinking-water-use-restricted-in-bay-city

(08/10/2014) -Bay City declared a water use emergency over the weekend. The water plant says it is experiencing a very high water demand which indicates there is a water main break. The problem is, the water main break has not been located at this time. They believe the break happened Saturday morni…

08/08/2014

Heading out to the Shiawassee Fair today? Use caution driving and watch for pedestrians, and those parking you!
Also, head into some shade and check out our booth!
We have information at our booth to assist you in becoming more prepared for emergencies for yourself, and your pets! Don't be that person who is caught unaware and unprepared!

Address

149 E Corunna Ave
Corunna, MI
48817

Telephone

+19897435841

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