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2017 Severe Weather Preparedness Week

2017 North Carolina Severe Weather Preparedness Week is March 5-11, 2017 Statewide Tornado Drill on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 9:30 AM During the week of March 5-11, Severe Weather Preparedness Week will occur in North Carolina. As a part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week, a statewide tornado drill will

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Winter Storm Warning and Brutal Cold This Weekend into Monday.

Winter Weather Update 1/6/17 08:30 a.m. Winter Storm warning has been issued starting at 7pm this evening through Saturday.  We are expecting between 6 – 9 inches of snow in the Guilford County area.  Some areas could get slightly more. We may see some sprinkles or snowflakes starting around 3:00pm

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Winter Storm Watch!

Guilford County has been placed under a Winter Storm Watch by the National Weather Service beginning 1/6/17 at 7 p.m. and ending 1/7/17 at 7 p.m. The complex nature of the storm has made it difficult to pinpoint exactly how much precipitation will fall but a few inches are anticipated.

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Register Now for Emergency Notifications!

Starting January 3rd, Guilford County will launch a new emergency notification system. The new system will allow citizens to opt-in to receive improved notifications via phone call, text messaging, and email based on locations you register for. Citizens can choose to receive notifications about events that may affect their home,

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Here comes the cold!

  Beginning Thursday night, temperatures in the Triad region will begin to fall. This is the beginning of the first arctic air blast of the season for our area. By Friday the temperatures at night should drop into the low 20’s or teens with the wind chill being even lower.

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The Heat is On!

July 14, 2016: While the temps may not hit advisory levels in the Triad today, it will still be exceptionally hot today. Highs will be in the upper 90’s with heat index values of 100+ degrees. Stay hydrated and take frequent breaks if you have to be outside today. Be

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Greensboro Fire Department Offers Fireworks Safety Tips

With the July 4th holiday fast approaching, the Greensboro Fire Department urges residents to use caution when dealing with fireworks. More than 8,000 consumers were treated in hospital emergency rooms due to fireworks-related incidents during a 30-day period in 2015 (June 19, 2015 to July 19, 2015). The risk of

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2016 Public Safety & Health Day

Local emergency response agencies, in partnership with Cone Health, are excited to announce the date for the first annual Guilford County Public Safety & Health Day event. The 2016 Public Safety & Health Day event will take place on Saturday, June 4th, 2016, from 10am to 2pm. The event will

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Wildlife Sighting in Greensboro

Greensboro Police responded this morning at 0715 hours to a reported sighting of two bears, possibly a mother and cub, in the area of Westover Drive and Wendover Avenue.  Police are currently in the area attempting to locate the animals and following up with Guilford County Animal Control.  GPD has

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City Fire Department to Test Hydrants

The Greensboro Fire Department is conducting its semi-annual fire hydrant testing April 18 through May 18. All City hydrants will be tested to ensure that they are operable and able to produce the required water pressure when needed. Because this testing must be done during normal operating hours, it will

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