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Botetourt recognized as "Storm Ready" county

One of around 30 counties in Virginia to be declared Storm Ready

October 28, 2011|Meteorologist Brent Watts
  • Chairman of the Board of Supervisors for Botetourt County, Billy Martin (left), accepts a StormReady road sign from Steve Keighton (right) from the Blacksburg National Weather Service office, as part of a recognition presentation
Chairman of the Board of Supervisors for Botetourt County, Billy Martin (left), accepts a StormReady road sign from Steve Keighton (right) from the Blacksburg National Weather Service office, as part of a recognition presentation

Botetourt County is now StormReady. Chairman of the Board of Supervisors for Botetourt County, Billy Martin, accepted a StormReady road sign from Steve Keighton from the Blacksburg National Weather Service office, as part of a recognition presentation at the Board of Supervisors meeting in Daleville earlier this week.

Botetourt County and state officials worked closely with the National Weather Service to meet specific criteria designed to help the community be better prepared to receive notification of hazardous weather, as well as to communicate critical weather information to its citizens and business owners.

Botetourt County is now one of about 30 communities in Virginia to be declared officially “StormReady”

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