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: https://hazards.geoplatform.