City, County Beginning Violent-Weather Alerts In July
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Posted: June 20, 2013
By PETE DeLEA
Senior communicators Christina Adams (right) and Kelly Royston keep the Emergency Communications Center humming Wednesday afternoon in Harrisonburg. Beginning next month, area residents will be able to receive texts or calls when the weather goes to extremes. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Senior communicator Tom Schroeder works at the Emergency Communications Center in Harrisonburg on Wednesday.
HARRISONBURG — Although tornadoes are relatively rare in the Shenandoah Valley, Harrisonburg and Rockingham County residents will soon have a new resource if the weather turns violent.