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Stormy weather

Take emergency preparedness seriously

It’s storm season and dark skies threatened the region many times in this past week. Are we ready?
Emergency management folks urge residents to be prepared should the worst happen. Below are a few tips.
Have a survival kit, including:
• Water — at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days
• Food —  at least enough for 3 to 7 days
 Non-perishable packaged or canned food and juices
 Foods for infants or the elderly
 Snack foods
 Non-electric can opener
 Cooking tools and  fuel
 Paper plates and plastic utensils
• Blankets, pillows and other bedding
• Clothing —  seasonal, rain gear, sturdy ...

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