Montgomery Co. Residents Face Lower Severe Weather Risks Than Other Counties

Lightning and Strong Winds Pose Most Serious Threat

Montgomery County is a relatively safe place according to a ranking of natural disasters by The Federal Emergency Management Agency. A new FEMA program that ranks natural disasters from earthquakes to heat waves says Montgomery County is relatively high in only two of 18 categories:  lightning and strong winds. The weather disaster perhaps most feared in Montgomery is tornadoes, which FEMA ranks as a relatively low risk of occurrence in Montgomery County.

The FEMA risk map can be used to look up any other county in the us. It can be viewed online here:

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