Severe Weather education event set Feb. 7

Wilson County Emergency Management Agencys Weather Operations Team, along with NewsChannel 5 will host a NOAA Weather Radio and Severe Weather educational event from 4 until 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Walgreens on Lebanon Road in Mt. Juliet.

Officials will be on hand to answer questions about severe weather and to program weather radios, said Capt. Stephen Spencer, EMA Planning officer with WEMA.

If your organization would like to promote the use of weather alert radios and severe weather preparedness among your employees, this will be an opportunity for them to visit, ask questions and learn more about severe weather safety.

The week of Feb. 17 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Tennessee.