County EM named weather ambassador
The National Weather Service in Pendleton has recognized the Klickitat County Emergency Management as a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. Klickitat County Emergency Management is headed by Jeff King.
The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) effort to formally give appreciation to NOAA partners who are improving the nation’s readiness, responsiveness, and overall resilience against extreme weather, water and climate events.
As a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador, Klickitat County Emergency Management works closely with the NOAA’s Weather Service to relay hazardous weather information to citizens and numerous other agencies within Klickitat County.