Listen to local officials for information and special instructions about hazards like localized flooding or boil water notices. Wait until it is declared safe before leaving home.
Stay in a secure location and DO NOT go outside during the eye of the storm. Remember, the strongest part of a house is usually away from windows and exterior doors.
Hurricanes are not just a problem for people who live on the coast. Find out how rain, wind and water could impact the area where you live so you can start preparing now.
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The majority of the U.S. is at risk for severe weather, which can cause dangerous and sometimes life-threatening conditions. Snowstorms, extreme cold, hurricane force winds, torrential rains and flooding, and […]
It is important for people to know the steps they can take to keep themselves and their families safe from accidents related to home hazardous materials. Put these safety messages […]
A fire in a home can cause serious damage. The building and many of the things in your home may have been badly damaged by flames, heat, smoke and water. […]