The Midwestern section of our country has truly been under siege over the past few weeks. When we speak about the storms of life and the winds of life that blow, we are talking metaphorically. But, realistically, storms are ripping lives, neighborhoods and cities a part across America. As of May 30th, nearly 30 tornadoes were reported from Texas to Iowa. Just this past Wednesday, horrific weather continued a streak of 13 consecutive days deadly storms with at least 8 tornados. In Kentucky storms turned deadly with winds up to 90 miles per hour. Schools were impacted, power was impacted, jobs were impacted, transportation was impacted.
But, people should have been ready. Because we have in this country something called The Emergency Alert System (EAS). Its designed to alert you about emergencies and warning us through local broadcast media and cell phones, on radio, television and cable networks. So when there are hazards as power outages, tornadoes, flash floods, severe thunderstorms, blizzards, dam failures, nuclear accidents, toxic leaks or any occurrence which poses a danger to life or property this system kicks into action.