miércoles, 25 de marzo de 2015

Spring is Here: Prepare for Wild Weather

Spring is Here: Prepare for Wild Weather

Know the Risks and Prepare Your Home and Family

Spring can bring about a mix of wild weather as it's a time of transition; and depending on where you live you could be affected by: tornadoes, thunderstorms, hail, floodslightningheatwildfiresand even tsunamis if you live by the coast. A few precautionary steps now can help you prepare for weather changes:
  1. Know the potential hazards in your area and stay abreast of your local forecast at weather.gov.
  2. Prepare or restock your disaster supplies kit.
  3. Make sure your mobile phone can receive wireless emergency alerts, or sign up for e-mail or text message alerts through your state or local government.
  4. Download this free severe weather preparedness guide to learn more about thunderstorms, related hazards and life-saving actions you can take. A plan will prepare you and your family to act in time and help you and those you care about be safe.  
If you have time to do more, and want to help your neighbors, consider joining America’s PrepareAthon! This campaign is designed to help you and your community prepare for area hazards through drills, discussions, and exercises.

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