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Severe Weather Awareness Week

Governor Huckabee has proclaimed this week "Severe Weather Awareness Week".

Arkansans are encouraged to use this week to educate themselves about the hazards of severe weather and to review safety rules they can use to protect themselves when severe weather happens.

Each day, the focus will be on a particular aspect of the weather.

Monday will focus on severe thunderstorms, Tuesday is how to get severe weather information, Wednesday is tornadoes, Thursday is lightning, and Friday is flash floods.

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