Six Michigan Sports and Concert Venues Deemed “StormReady”
WILX.com reports that the National Weather Service has officially deemed six Metro Detroit entertainment venues as "StormReady."
Little Caesars Arena, Comerica Park, DTE Energy Music Theater, Meadow Brook Amphitheater, Freedom Hill Amphitheater, and The Fox Theatre have all been certified by NWS for their severe weather emergency plans.
According to the report, for a venue to be stamped "StormReady", it must meet a list of criteria. There must be a 24-hour emergency operations center running. There must be a system in place to monitor local weather conditions, and, there must be multiple detection and warning methods for severe weather events. Additionally, the venues need to promote public awareness and readiness train severe weather spotters, and hold emergency drills.
Between the venues collectively, there are more than 50 trained weather spotters on staff.
For full details, visit this link to WILX.com.