The Cherokee Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management will have 500 weather radios availble to the public for free.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
However, central Cherokee County, including Canton, bore the brunt of the storms, including flooding.
Aside from some localized flooding, Cherokee County walked away unscathed as a slew of storms barrelled through the metro Atlanta area on Wednesday. The county has suffered no damage from severe storms, said Robby Westbrook, director of the Cherokee Sheriff's Office of Homeland Security-Emergency Management. "We did have several streets that were flooded," he added. The county was hit with both severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings throughout the day. While no tornado touched down, some reports indicated some rotation occurred in the BridgeMill area near Canton. The county was also hit with some minor flooding, mostly in the Canton area. Flooding occurred along Bells Ferry Road between Butterworth Road and Marietta Highway in Canton; …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Cherokee Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management will soon have 500 weather radios availble to the public for free.
Cherokee County residents will soon have an opportunity to get a free weather radio. The Cherokee Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management will have 500 NOAA All Hazard Weather Radio available to the public during the week of Feb. 4-8 to coincide with Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia. The agency received the radios through a hazard mitigation grant from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency. Each radio will be programmed to receive weather warnings for Cherokee County and will be equipped with batteries. The radios will be available in the lobby of the Cherokee County Public Safety Building at 150 Chattin Drive in Canton between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., or while supplies last. For more information, call (678) 493-4033.