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Plan where you'd take shelter from a tornado in basements or lowest floor interior rooms at places you spend time: home, work, school
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The #reveretornado & other storms show why protective sheltering actions should always be taken during tornado warnings & severe storms
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Get updates on the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone:…
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Older adults, infants, kids, & people with chronic medical conditions are more prone to #heat stress. Learn more:
Learn how to make your home and neighborhood safer from #wildfire with @Firewise tips & tools.
Know how to recognize heat exhaustion and heat stroke and what you should do.
Do you know the warning signs and symptoms of heat illness? Learn more:
Are you ready for a #wildfire? Check out our infographic for tips to stay safe and healthy:
#Heat #Safetytip: People w/ chronic med conditions are less likely to sense temp changes. Stay safe. Stay hydrated.
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Hot conditions expected through weekend. Heat Wave Tip: Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids even if you...
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Keep your #emergency water containers clean. Wash, sanitize, & rinse them before each use.
Keep a battery-powered or hand-cranked radio to get updates if the power goes out.
Is your community suffering from extreme heat? Remind friends and loved ones to drink enough water.
Stay informed during extreme heat. Check local news for heat alerts and safety tips.
Winging it is not an emergency plan. Talk to your kids about who to call, where to meet, what to pack. Visit…
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#Lightning often strikes outside of heavy rain and may occur as far as 10 miles away from rainfall.
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Foods that don’t need cooking, water, or refrigeration are best for #emergency supplies.
Keep at least a 3 day supply of food and drinking water for each family member for an #emergency.
Are You Weather-Ready? @NOAA asks you to "Be a Force of Nature." Learn how! #WRN #BeAForce
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Have extra supplies on hand in case you need to evacuate. Supplies like a flashlight w/ batteries, portable cell phone charger, (2 of 4)
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Summer heat + drought brings a higher risk for #wildfires. A few fire safety reminders to share w/ your followers: (1 of 4)
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Celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act! Check out our latest blog honoring #ADA:
How are #drought conditions and your health connected? Find out here:
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Disasters can disrupt mail service.If you receive benefits like Social Security, sign up @ to get electronic payments
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