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#HeatAdvisory issued for SAT 11A-7P. HeatIndex 105-108F. Take precautions to prevent heat illnesses. Most susceptible: Elderly, Kids & Pets. 08:14 PM Jun 24th //

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HURRICANES

Learn about hurricanes and how to protect yourself.

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TORNADOES

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FLOODING

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PREPARE

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CEMA App

THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT

Developing a family preparedness plan and getting up-to-date emergency information has never been easier thanks to the new CEMA App. With the touch of a finger, users can access the latest weather information, live radar and alerts. The app is free and available on all iPhones and Android devices. To download, visit the App Store and search for “ChathamEMA.”

Learn About CEMA

The Mission of the Chatham Emergency Management Agency is to protect lives and property from the threat of all types of major emergencies and disasters, both natural and manmade. This shall be accomplished by providing community-wide leadership, guidance, support and coordination in the areas of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. Learn More

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Be Notified by Phone in an Emergency

CEMA encourages everyone who lives, works and plays in Savannah and Chatham County to sign up to receive emergency and community notifications on their cells phones. Click here to get started or send a text message to Swift911.

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Get Updates via Text Message

Text 'FOLLOW CHATHAMEMA' to 40404 to be added to the SMS notification list, powered by Twitter. Standard text messaging rates apply.

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The Chatham County Siren System

The Chatham Emergency Management Agency conducts monthly tests of our emergency warning sirens on the first Wednesday of each month at 12 noon. If you hear a siren at any other time, it means take cover! Read more about our warning siren program.

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