Preparedness at Home

Are you prepared?

Emergency preparedness should begin in the home of each citizen. In the case of an emergency, your survival may well be determined by the water you have stored, or the storm measures you have created with your family. Below are a number of resources that can help you and your family become more prepared: 


  • Create a Family Emergency Plan
  • Assemble Your Readiness Kit
  • Be Informed 
  • Practice, Practice, Practice


Phone Apps

Many phone apps that can alert you to severe weather that is approaching your area. These apps have options to alert residents to warn them of tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, flash floods, and more. Residents can often specify which types of storm warning alerts they would like to receive. 


Video Resources

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