DEMA-Severe Weather

The most common hazards in DeKalb County are weather-related. DeKalb County is a recognized StormReady County and a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. 

Severe weather can strike at any time and we need to be prepared no matter where you are. We want you to be prepared and have a plan for what to do when severe weather threatens. See our Preparedness Page for more information on preparing yourself and your family in case of severe weather. Browse through the links below to learn more about the weather hazards that we see in DeKalb County and information on weather terms. 


When Severe Weather Threatens


National Hurricane Center

National Weather Service

If you are interested in becoming a National Weather Service Storm Spotter