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Tips for Weathering a Winter Storm

El NiƱo

  • Create a list of key contacts
  • Create a family emergency plan, including:
    • Evacuation Plan
    • Safe spot to meet family members
    • Emergency kit-water, food, first aid, flashlight
  • Make sure your house is ready to weather the storm by:
    • Repairing roof damage and any leaks
    • Cleaning gutters and drains before rain
    • Removing tree limbs as needed
    • Clearing nearby storm drains of debris
  • Sign up to receive text alerts at www.nixle.com
  • Fill up on sandbags at the following locations:
    • 3333 Busch Road (OSC)
    • 5353 Sunol Blvd. (Senior Center)
    • 5800 Parkside Dr. (Sports Park)

*FREE for residents, but bring your own shovel

For more information, visit the following websites:

www.elnino.noaa.gov

www.caloes.ca.gov

www.zone7water.com

www.fema.gov

www.floodsmart.gov

www.weather.gov


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