ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Coming up next week in South Dakota is Severe Weather Preparedness Week.
Meteorologist Kelly Serr with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen prepares us for the weather in the spring & summer months.
Serr explains the difference between a watch and a warning.
Serr talks about what to do if you hear thunder in the area.
In years past during this week, the National Weather Service would issue Tornado Watch & Warning on Wednesday. That is not occuring this year. Serr explains why.
Brown County will run the sirens on Wednesday at 10:30AM.
Flooding can be an issues at times, Serr tells us what to do if you run into a flooded road.
Heat can become an issue in the summertime. Serr talks about what the heat index needs to be to trigger High Heat Advisory & Watches.
You can learn more about the various topics discussed by the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov/abr.
Severe Weather Preparedness Week runs from April 25th-29th.