Additional Preparedness Materials
With so many resources readily available, it’s easy to start taking the first steps in preparing yourself and your family for any disaster event.
MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTS ARE MOST LIKELY TO FEEL THE IMPACT OF THESE EMERGENCIES:
Extreme Heat: With Massachusetts being both hot and humid in the summer months it is important to know how to take care of yourself and know the signs of heat negatively affecting your body.
Flooding: Knowing how to interpret Weather Advisories as well as what to do before, during and after a flood will keep you prepared during times of heavy rains and high seas.
Hurricane: Living in a coastal city has its perks, but also its dangers. Knowing how to prepare before and brace for a hurricane or hurricane-strength storm will give you everyday piece of mind.
Winter Weather: We Bostonians all know and trust the French Toast Alert System to tell us when to head to the grocery store and stock up for a big winter storm. Here are some more resources to prepare you before, during and after those inevitable storms.
Thunderstorm & Lightning: A nice afternoon thunderstorm can quickly escalate into other dangers, including flash flooding or a lightning strike can start wildfires. Understanding weather alerts and advisories will help keep you and your family safe.