Weather radio law may be one of several protections

INDIANAPOLIS - Some experts hope a new state law requiring weather radios in mobile homes will be the first step in a series of needed improvements to help keep residents safe when tornadoes and other storms hit Indiana.


The law requires mobile homes installed in Indiana after June 30 to be equipped with weather radios that can alert people of pending bad weather. The bill was initiated by Kathryn Martin, whose 2-year-old son, C.J., and two other family members died in a Nov. 6, 2005 tornado that struck the Eastbrook Mobile Home Park in Evansville.


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