Along with warmer weather, spring can bring severe weather such as thunderstorms, flash floods, and tornadoes. Follow these tips to be ready for spring weather:
Sign up for emergency alertsVisit cedarhilltx.com/785/Emergency-Management to sign up for emergency notifications.You can also opt in to community messages and weather alerts issued by the National Weather Service. Our alert system, CivicReady is a geographically-based system and uses street addresses to send notices to users in specific areas. It's important that you provide yourcurrent address to receive the proper notices.
Make a planA little preparation takes only a few minutes and can protect your life and the lives of those aound you. Put together a family emergency plan that addresses key needs in an emergency, including a shelter plan, an evacuation route, and a communication plan for your household. Tailor your plan to fit your specific needs, such as care of children, pets, or those with medical or dietary needs. Go to ready.gov/make-a-plan to create a plan and practice with your family.
Build a supply kit
Pack supplies in a duffel bag, suitcase or storage container and keep it a place that is easy to access. Remember to check and update your kit every year—test batteries, check expiration dates, and update important documents. Visit knowhat2do.com for a checklist to help assemble your kit.