MONTGOMERY, AL - With strong storms expected to crawl across northern Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, The Salvation Army has placed 32 feeding units on standby. In addition, The Salvation Army's new Disaster Warehouse in Jackson, Mississippi has resources ready for deployment to support any response once the storms pass.
Emergency Managers and the National Weather Service recommend residents prepare for severe weather with the following steps:
- Check weather radios for working batteries.
- Review your family emergency plan.
- Check and restock your emergency supply kit in case you are without electricity for an extended period of time.