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Hurricanes and Major Storms

After a hurricane or major storm, it is important to recognize safety precautions necessary to protect you and your home. Following the utility related tips recommended below should help keep you safe during the storm recovery period.


Ice Storms and Winter Weather

Heavy accumulations of ice can bring down trees and topple utility poles and communication towers. Ice can disrupt communications and power for days while utility companies repair extensive damage. It is important to not only be prepared, but to exercise safety during and after these winter storms.

For other important winter storm precautions, Texas A&M has a great document compiled here.


Earthquakes

Here are some tips to stay safe during an earthquake.


Flooding

For other tips on safety in case of a flood, we recommend you read this brochure on the American Red Cross' website.


Reviewed and/or updated on 2/28/2017 by