Sedgwick County...working for you


  • John Crosby, Emergency Management Deputy Director

    John Crosby
    Deputy Director

    p. 316.660.5959
    f. 316.660.4966

    714 N. Main
    Wichita, KS 67203

  • Sedgwick County Emergency Management

Emergency Management

Severe Weather Safety

2015 Severe Weather Safety Classes

The class scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, will now take place Thursday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Haysville Police Department.

In February, March and April, 20 severe weather safety classes will be offered at locations throughout Sedgwick County, including two Wichita presentations: Tuesday, March 10 at Northwest High School and Saturday, April 11 at Exploration Place.

The sessions are multimedia presentations that include videos designed to teach attendees the basics of thunderstorm development, storm structures and features, how to recognize them, and how to stay safe from them. What, when and how to report severe weather information will also be covered. Classes are open to the public and no prior experience or knowledge of severe weather is necessary to attend. Registration for the two-hour class is not necessary. Click here for a full list of classes.

Planning, shelters, warning systems ... get information about these severe weather topics, as well as safety tips.

What's Happening Now?

Read the Emergency Log for updates regarding emergencies in Sedgwick County.

2014 Sedgwick County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

The 2014 South-Central Kansas (Homeland Security Region G) Multi-Hazard, Multi-Jurisdictional Mitigation Plan was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on May 27, 2014.  This plan replaces the 2009 Sedgwick County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan and now includes all 19 counties within the South-Central Kansas region.  This plan meets federal requirements covered under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. The public is encouraged to review new mitigation plan to see what the plan says about your community. 

Sedgwick County...working for you

Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.