If you’re out shoveling snow this morning, check on your neighbors to see if there’s anything they need. #blizzard2017
Brrr... it's cold out there ❄❄❄ but give your space heater space. Follow the 3 ft rule and turn it off before going to bed. #blizzard2017
It’s best to keep off the roads during #blizzard2017 but if you get caught in the snow on your evening commute, follow these tips:
With cold temps now and a blizzard heading east, keep this info in mind if you’re bracing for more winter weather. Be sure to check in on your neighbors and see if they need anything as you head out to stock up on last-minute supplies. ready.gov/winter
When you think of tornado-prone areas, Massachusetts probably isn’t one of the first places to come to mind. On the night of February 25, 2017, an EF 1 tornado swept through Conway – a small town of less than 2,000 people nestled in the northern part of the state. For John M., whose barn was destroyed, it was quite the experience: “I’m 76 years old, and I think I can recall three Massachusetts...
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Felicitamos a todas las mujeres en #DiaInternacionalDeLaMujer y a las que han dedicado su tiempo y pasión al manejo de emergencias ¡Gracias!
We think women in emergency management are pretty awesome. #InternationalWomensDay
‪Wildfires ????often begin unnoticed. If you see a #wildfire call 9-1-1. ‬
Thank you Kansas National Guard for all your hard work fighting the Kansas wildfires!
We are live at our inaugural Southeast Public-Private Partner Summit! It's a two-day event to bring together non-governmental and private sector partners from across the area with federal and emergency management officials, and we're discussing how we collaborate during major emergencies and disasters.
Partnerships with the private sector are incredibly important during disasters and we’ll be sharing firsthand how they work. Tune in tomorrow (3/7) as we broadcast live at 10:45am EST from the Public-Private Partner Summit in Atlanta, GA.
To hear #tornado weather alerts overnight, keep your TV/radio turned on and turn up the volume on your cell phone. ready.gov/tornadoes
If you live in the Midwest and Ohio Valley area, here’s an important message about the threat for severe weather and overnight tornadoes. Install the FEMA App so you have a way to receive weather alerts. [ Fema.gov Link ]
U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting the potential for tornadoes across parts of the Midwest today. Be alert and know when to take action. [ Ready.gov Link ]
If this severe weather is headed your way, be sure to keep a close eye on the forecast and know where to go if you need to find shelter quickly. Your best options are a basement or a small, interior room, away from windows (like a closet or hallway). [ Ready.gov Link ]
A great message from our friends at U.S. National Weather Service (NWS)

Your smartphone can be your lifeline when severe weather strikes. Know how to get weather warnings. mobile.weather.gov
"I'm just grateful that she is alive and we do know that these are material things that will be rebuilt, but again, we're just celebrating life today."

If you were affected by the recent storms in Louisiana, you may be eligible for assistance. Apply online at disasterassistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362 (711/Video Relay Service available). For TTY, call 800-462-7585.
As the risk of severe weather increases across the eastern portion of the U.S., take the time to review your family emergency plan. Don’t know where to start? Visit [ Ready.gov Link ] to learn more.
Our National Advisory Council has 13 open positions and we’re looking for candidates who are strong leaders and have emergency management experience. The Council has the responsibility of advising the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management, through all phases of a disaster. If this sounds interesting to you, read the full list of responsibilities and apply before March 15....
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98% of counties in the U.S. have been impacted by flooding. Our new #DataViz shows you how often your county has flooded and the cost of flooding.

Data Visualization: Historical Flood Risk and Costs | FEMA.gov