The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is holding a contest to promote the importance of having a weather alert radio.  You can enter the contest to win one of 100 weather radios by reading some information online and taking a five question quiz.

IEMA spokesman Patti Thompson says the idea is to teach people about what a vital tool these radios are during severe weather.

Click here for Thompson's comments

Go to www.ready.illinois.gov to enter the contest.

 

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