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Gifts of Preparedness

Posted on December 5th, 2014

Ideas for unique and useful gifts this holiday season. 

Coats for Kids Drive Happening Now

Posted on November 13th, 2014

WREG holds Coats for Kids Drive through November 21st. 

Tags: winter weather, extreme cold

Get ready. Get set. RUN. (But don't forget to hydrate first!)

Posted on June 30th, 2014

Sprint, hop, walk, skip. However you get there, get to the third annual Stars & Stripes 5K benefiting Ready Shelby this Thursday, July 3. The race kicks off at 7p.m. at Liberty Bowl Stadium on Tiger Lane and winds through a scenic route through Midtown. And be sure to follow these tips to stay safe while exercising outdoors in the summer.

Tags: 5K Race, Hydration Tips

Cyclone Season: The Severe Weather Forecast for Spring

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

Let’s face it—after a long and incredibly harsh winter, almost everyone in Shelby County is beyond ready for spring, and the amount of pollen in the air is a sign that it is finally upon us. With spring, however, comes the dreaded season of severe weather and tornado warnings. What exactly should Shelby County be expecting from the weather this spring? Ready Shelby has reviewed the forecasts and is here to give you a preview of what Mother Nature has in store.


Tags: Tornados

The Great and Powerful: Tips on Battery Care and Storage

Posted on March 7th, 2014

You’ve heard it a million times—keep batteries around the house in case of emergency. If you need a flashlight in a pinch, or you are using a weather radio in your bathroom while waiting out a tornado, or your power goes out, you’re going to need batteries. But just like any other supply, batteries take special care; and, after a while, they need to be replaced. 

Tags: Batteries, Power Outages