Free weather safety class March 3 in Fairfield

Jefferson County Extension and Outreach Office will host a free class on weather safety and preparedness March 3.

Rich Kinney of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will host the class, which begins at 6 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

Call 641-472-4166 to register or email Lori Padget at padget@iastate.ede.

Weather Safety and Preparedness focuses on the most common weather hazards, National Weather Service products and services, and the fundamentals of a good severe weather plan.

1) Plan

2) Practice

3) Monitor

4) Act

The class will also discuss ways to get NWS forecast information, and the role of the designated Weather Watcher in the severe weather preparedness plan.