Hazard Preparedness

The Allen County Office of Homeland Security asks the public to be Ready: Whenever. Wherever. This includes hazards, disasters, and emergencies, whether they are human-caused, natural, or technological. 

Severe weather can happen anytime here in Allen County – especially during warmer weather. Severe weather can include hazardous conditions produced by thunderstorms, including damaging winds, tornadoes, large hail, flooding and flash flooding.  Being prepared for severe weather is each individual’s responsibility and takes an active effort to be ready.  Learn more about the threats from severe weather here in Allen County then make a plan, build a kit, and be Ready: Whenever. Wherever. 

Nature's Most Violent Storms Pamphlet

NWS Severe Weather Outlook Scale

NWS Storm Prediction Center