Medium-level alert

Tornado Watch for Saratoga County

At 1:30 pm on July 1, The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Watch in effect until 10 PM EDT this evening for Saratoga County.

A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings on local news websites.

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Emergency Preparedness



Personal Preparedness

Everyone should have a personal and family disaster plan.  Such plans should include specific items that you should set aside for use only in an emergency such as water, non-perishable food items, flashlights and batteries, and blankets.  Also, plans should include information for family members detailing how to contact one another in an emergency.
There are several resources available at the

Skidmore's Emergency Preparedness Workshop (updated 12/2015)


Skidmore's Summer Guests/Students Orientation Training


FEMA Interactive Web Based Course