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Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Severe Storms

Severe weather, including lightning, hail, flooding, and strong wind, is most common during the spring and summer months. Occasionally, tornadoes and hurricanes can also occur.


Prior to the Emergency

Tip: For more information on flood insurance, visit FEMA's Floodsmart website at

During the Emergency

Tip: Check your smoke alarm batteries and the items in your emergency kit
when you change your clocks in the Spring and Fall.

After the Emergency

Alert Montgomery

Remember to listen to the radio and sign up for Alert Montgomery to stay informed and receive further instructions in the event of an emergency.


Ready - Prepare, Plan, Stay Informed

For more information on preparing for severe storms visit