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Lions, Leopards, and Storms, Oh My!

A book for children. Lily and Niko Rabbit are at childcare when the weather changes and a thunderstorm strikes. One of the children’s parents is a meteorologist and he talks with the children about thunderstorms. They learn about severe weather events like thunderstorms … Read More…

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Flood Safety: After a Flood

When flood waters recede, the damage left behind can be devastating and present many dangers. Images of flood destruction depict destroyed homes and buildings, damaged possessions, and decimated roadways. However, what you can’t see can be just as dangerous. Floodwaters often become contaminated … Read More…

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Flood Safety: During a Flood

During a flood, water levels and the rate the water is flowing can quickly change. Remain aware and monitor local radio and television outlets. Avoid flood waters at all costs and evacuate immediately when water starts to rise. Don’t wait until it’s too … Read More…

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Flood Safety: Before a Flood

Sometimes floods develop slowly and forecasters can anticipate where a flood will happen days or weeks before it occurs. Oftentimes flash floods can occur within minutes and sometimes without any sign of rain. Being prepared can save your life and give you peace … Read More…

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Generator Safety

Portable back-up generators produce the poison gas carbon monoxide (CO). ?CO is an odorless, colorless gas that kills without warning. ?It claims the lives of hundreds of people every year and makes thousands more ill. ?Follow these steps to keep your family safe. … Read More…

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Hurricane Preparedness | During a Hurricane

This article highlights FEMA recommendations for hurricane preparedness during a landfalling hurricane.  Click links for actions “Before a Hurricane” or “After a Hurricane” During a Hurricane: Listen to the radio or TV for information. Secure your home, close storm shutters and secure outdoor … Read More…

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