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Thunderstorms & Lightning

Lightning is a leading cause of injury and death from weather-related hazards. Learn what to do before, during and after.
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Barbecue Safety

Keep barbecue grills at least 10 feet away from siding and deck railings.
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Attacks in Public Places

Mass attacks are when assailants use weapons or even a car to cause mass casualties. Take steps to prepare and protect yourself and others.
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Wildfires

If there is a wildfire in the area, be ready to evacuate on short notice.
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Flooding

If you approach a flooded road or walkway, follow this rule: turn around, don't drown!
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Tornadoes

Know what to do before, during and after a tornado.
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Make a Plan

Be Prepared. Make an emergency plan today and practice it.
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Build a Kit

Make sure your emergency kit is stocked with the right items.
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Emergency Alerts

Wireless emergency alerts allow officials to provide the public with life-saving information quickly.

Last Updated: 05/26/2022

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