Severe Weather Preparedness 2014 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, & Texas)

Good Afternoon,

Spring is a time of unpredictable weather across our region. Please feel free to share the following information to anyone who might be interested. A number of links are provided with information in accessible format as well as in ASL.


* Some cell phone carriers push important information to your location. Check with your provider to see if this service is available.

* Emergency Alerts:


* Red Cross Mobile Apps: the Red Cross Mobile Apps send information to your location in the text. This app also includes a weather radio as well as information of what you should do before, during and after a weather related event. They have a separate app for tornadoes and hurricanes.

* FEMA Smartphone Apps:

ASL Informational Videos: The following are a number of resources that provide information on preparing for disasters and things you should know.

* Thunderstorms approaching
* Information on tornadoes
* Weather watches and warnings
* General preparedness-Make a plan, build a kit, stay informed
* Disaster topics – Spanish version – disaster preparedness, site also has videos in ASL and Vietnamese

Informational Websites:

* Spanish-language website
* Follow the National Weather Service @nws
* FEMA @readygov on Twitter
* FEMA Region 6 – @femaregion6
* FEMA Region 6 Administrator – @femaregion6RA

Linda Landers, MPA
Regional Disability Integration Specialist
U. S. Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency-Region 6
800 North Loop 288
Denton, TX 76209

(940) 230-6765 Cell
[email protected]

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Region 6 is firmly committed to providing equal access to its programs, services and materials. Please contact me if you would like to request an accommodation or to obtain information in alternative formats.

Region VI: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, & Texas

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.