Why sign up for CodeRED?

Why sign up for CodeRED? Crisp County experienced a multitude of weather episodes this past year. Throughout each episode information remained the most valuable resource. One key component that kept citizens of Crisp County safe was dissemination of weather alerts and updates. There are many contributing platforms that helped Crisp County Sheriff’s Office inform citizens of emergency details and precautions. News Media, Social Media, CodeRED, and Weather Sirens were all vehicles that...



Recommended Items to Include in an Emergency Supply Kit

Recommended Items to Include in an Basic Emergency Supply Kit: Water,one gallon of water per person for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food Battery-powered hand crank radio and NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both Flashlight and extra batteries First aid kit Whistle to signal help Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to...



KNOWING THE TERMS IS CRUCIAL DURING ANY SIGNIFICANT WEATHER EVENTS.

Knowing the Terms is crucial during any significant weather events. Definitions of Weather Watch, Warnings and Advisories: Storm Warning: Storm Warnings are issued for the when one or both of the following conditions is expected to begin within 36 hours and not directly associated with a tropical cyclone: 1) sustained winds of 48 knots to 63 knots OR 2) frequent gusts (duration of two or more hours) of 48 knots to 63 knots Severe Thunderstorm Watch: A Severe...