Category: Emergency Notifications

Emergency Notifications for ESRD Network regions.

Kentucky: Severe Weather Warning – May 24, 2024

Severe thunderstorms are possible today, Saturday, May 25, 2024, continuing through the evening. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are all threats. Heavy rain could lead to localized flash flooding.

*If you believe your access to treatment may be impacted, please contact your dialysis provider directly. * 

Severe Weather Safety Tips and Resources:

North Carolina: Severe Weather Warning – May 8, 2024

Severe thunderstorms are possible today, Wednesday, May 8, 2024, and continuing through the morning tomorrow, Thursday, May 9, 2024. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are all threats. Heavy rain could lead to localized flash flooding – particularly this evening.

*If you believe your access to treatment may be impacted, please contact your dialysis provider directly. * 

Severe Weather Safety Tips and Resources:

Kentucky: Severe Weather – May 7, 2024

Severe thunderstorms are possible today, Tuesday, May 7, 2024, and continuing through the evening tomorrow, Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are all threats. Heavy rain could lead to localized flash flooding – particularly on Wednesday and Wednesday night.

*If you believe your access to treatment may be impacted, please contact your dialysis provider directly. * 

Severe Weather Safety Tips and Resources:

North Carolina: Tornado Warning – April 3, 2024

A tornado watch is currently in effect today, April 3, 2024, in regions of North Carolina, including but not limited to: Rocky Mount, Halifax, Louisburg, and Roxboro. Strong winds, hail, and thunderstorms may occur. Please take precautions to stay safe.

*If you believe your access to treatment may be impacted, please contact your dialysis provider directly. * 

Severe Weather Safety Tips and Resources:

Kentucky: Severe Wind & Tornado Warning: April 2, 2024

Strong winds, rain, and severe thunderstorms are expected to continue today, Tuesday, April 2, 2024, across Kentucky. Power outages, large hail and tornadoes may occur as a result. A wind advisory is in effect and will continue through the evening.

*If you believe your access to treatment may be impacted, please contact your dialysis provider directly. * 

Severe Weather Safety Tips and Resources:

Indiana: Severe Weather & Tornado Warning: April 2, 2024

Strong winds, rain, and severe thunderstorms are expected to continue today, Tuesday, April 2, 2024, across Indiana. Power outages and tornadoes may occur as a result. A wind advisory is in effect and will continue through the evening.

*If you believe your access to treatment may be impacted, please contact your dialysis provider directly. * 

Severe Weather Safety Tips and Resources:

Ohio: Severe Weather & Tornado Warning: April 2, 2024

Strong winds, rain, and severe thunderstorms are expected to occur today, Tuesday, April 2, 2024, across Ohio. Power outages and tornadoes may occur as a result. A wind advisory is in effect and will continue through the evening.

*If you believe your access to treatment may be impacted, please contact your dialysis provider directly. * 

Severe Weather Safety Tips and Resources:

North Carolina: Wind Advisory – February 28, 2024

Strong winds, rain and thunderstorms are expected to continue today, February 28, 2024, in North Carolina. Power outages and tornadoes may occur as a result. A wind advisory is in effect and will continue through the evening.

*If you believe your access to treatment may be impacted, please contact your dialysis provider directly. * 

Severe Weather Safety Tips and Resources:

South Carolina: Wind and Tornado Warning – February 28, 2024

Strong winds, rain and severe thunderstorms are expected to continue today, Wednesday, February 28, 2024, across South Carolina. Power outages and tornadoes may occur as a result. A wind advisory is in effect and will continue through the evening.

*If you believe your access to treatment may be impacted, please contact your dialysis provider directly. * 

Severe Weather Safety Tips and Resources:

Massachusetts: Winter Storm Lorraine – February 12, 2024

Snow, ice and wind are expected to occur, beginning tomorrow early tomorrow morning, February 13, 2024, and continuing throughout the day. Snow may become heavy, at times, creating hazardous travel conditions. If you are a patient and believe this event will impact your ability to get to or from treatment, please contact your local dialysis provider.

Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • Snowstorm Health – Tips for People on Dialysis: Handout
  • Ready.gov Disasters and Emergencies: Snowstorms
  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website

New York – Winter Storm Lorraine: February 12, 2024

Snow, ice and wind are expected to occur, beginning tomorrow early tomorrow morning, February 13, 2024, and continuing throughout the day. Snow may become heavy, at times, creating hazardous travel conditions. If you are a patient and believe this event will impact your ability to get to or from treatment, please contact your local dialysis provider.

Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • Snowstorm Health – Tips for People on Dialysis: Handout
  • Ready.gov Disasters and Emergencies: Snowstorms
  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website

Connecticut: Winter Storm Lorraine – February 12, 2024

Snow and ice are expected to occur, beginning early tomorrow morning, February 13, 2024, and continuing throughout the day. Snow may become heavy, at times, creating hazardous travel conditions. If you are a patient and believe this event will impact your ability to get to or from treatment, please contact your local dialysis provider.

Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • Snowstorm Health – Tips for People on Dialysis: Handout
  • Ready.gov Disasters and Emergencies: Snowstorms
  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website