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Posted on: March 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Severe storms possible Wednesday morning, Thursday evening

MARCH 1 AT 10 A.M. Storms are moving through the Allen area Wednesday morning with the possibility of turning severe. Hail and gusty winds are the main threat. Severe weather also is expected Thursday afternoon into evening (6-9 p.m.). All modes of severe weather are possible. Residents should secure outdoors items, and consider labeling trash carts with home address to avoid paying for replacement carts.

Please stay alert and be prepared for severe weather by monitoring local weather updates, having a plan in place, and keeping a way to receive weather alerts handy.

If you hear sirens, you should get indoors, find shelter and seek information. The best source for weather warnings is an NOAA all-hazards weather radio which activates when it receives a radio signal from the NWS. You can put the radio near your bed to wake you up if you’re asleep, and there’s adaptive technology available for people with vision or hearing impairments. View NOAA radio frequencies. Backup options include:

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