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ALERT: Heat remains warmer than normal this week

Find information on personal and pet safety at our Emergency News blog, and a searchable list of local cooling centers.


Summer travel preparedness tips

Planning a summer road trip? Be sure to service your vehicle beforehand and pack emergency supplies for each family member, including:

  • Plenty of water and non-perishable snacks (for example, nuts, crackers, fruit, granola bars)
  • Games and stuffed animals
  • First aid kit, medications, and sunscreen
  • Jumper cables, car jack, and spare tire
  • Mobile phone charger
  • Extra cash
And if they're along for the ride, don't forget supplies for your pets! For more information and a checklist, visit

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