Storm safety tips: what to do after a severe storm

You and your family were prepared ahead of the storm and stayed safe during it but now you’re faced with the aftermath. Knowing what to do in the wake of a severe storm or disaster is often as important as following precautions before the storm. Possible repercussions include:

General storm safety tips

Utility safety tips

Any storm that damages power/gas lines or electrical systems presents the potential risk of fire, electrocution, or an explosion.

Floodwater safety tips

Unknown dangers lurk in floodwater and standing waters, making people vulnerable to injury, electrocution, drowning, infectious diseases, and chemical hazards. Follow these steps to protect you and loved ones from potential hazards.

For more information on natural gas and electric safety, read our safety guide.

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