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With #hurricane season a month away, it's time to get your plans in place! Visit #PrepareAthon
If you live in a flood-prone area, install check valves to prevent flood water from backing up into your drains:
Do you know the 30-30 lightning rule? If you see lightning, count to 30. If you hear thunder before you reach 30, go indoors. Be safe!
Prevent deadly carbon monoxide poisoning! Always use portable generators outside, far away from homes. #springstorms
Join America's #PrepareAthon w/ your family, school, or workplace. Practice staying safe for emergencies.
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6 Tips for Staying Safe in a Thunderstorm – Stay clear of tall trees, hilltops, beaches & metal objects:
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Each year CA experiences approx. 500+ #earthquakes detected & felt by local residents #earthquakepreparednessmonth
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Water heaters should be secured with metal straps and 3" lag bolts. This can help prevent a gas leak after a quake. #earthquake
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Shopping this #weekend? Add #emergency kit items to your cart! Our list will get you started:
Make copies of your important documents for your kit. It's easy, cheap, & you'll need them together in an emergency. #PrepareAThon
What's in your disaster supply kit? You should always carry one in the trunk of your car!
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Emergency kits are important to have in ALL common locations! Home, work, school & vehicles. #earthquakepreparedness
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Did you #Shakeout today? Ready Wrigley has an important message for what you should do in an #earthquake.
Hey, Utah! Are you ready to #ShakeOut at 10:15am? Drop, cover, and hold on! #earthquake
This #winter must have 9 lives. Be safe with heat sources & check your CO detector batteries!
Winter storms... in April? Check your emergency kit, charge your phones & heat your home safely! #SnowInApril
Before a #wildfire threatens your area, know what to do & where to go. Visit: #PrepareAthon
Wildfires, Hurricanes, Tornados, Floods? Learn about how to prepare your family for a disaster: #PrepareAthon
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When in doubt, throw it out! Throw away all food that has come into contact with #flood water. #PrepareAthon
Severe weather possible? Be aware of changing conditions. Turn on your @NOAA radio or local news & listen for sirens. #ready #springstorms
Using a generator to power your home due to power outage? Know the dangers of carbon monoxide. #misevereweather
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Five days until the Great #Utah #ShakeOut. It's not too late to join us for the largest earthquake drill in Utah.
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