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June 30, 2021 02:15 PM
By: PEMA

​As millions of Pennsylvanians prepare to celebrate Independence Day, it is important to take steps to protect loved ones and property.


June 03, 2021 08:30 AM
By: Steve Travis, NWS State College Meteorologist

Lightning occurs every year in PA. Have you ever wondered how lightning forms and how to stay safe from it?


May 07, 2021 08:45 AM
By: Jeff Jumper, PEMA, State Meteorologist

The Atlantic Hurricane Season is nearing quickly – beginning June 1! Learn about how hurricanes can impact Pennsylvania.


April 15, 2021 10:30 AM
By: Richard Vague, Secretary, PA Department of Banking and Securities; David (Randy) Padfield, Director, PA Emergency Management Agency; Stacy Garrity, PA State Treasurer

Regardless of one’s financial situation, there is something that everyone can, and should, do to be better able to recover after a disaster.


March 08, 2021 07:00 AM
By: PEMA

Do you know the difference between a Flood Watch and a Flood Warning? Learn more here.


February 03, 2021 10:15 AM
By: PEMA

One area most impacted by PA winter weather extremes is utilities. Learn how you can stay safe before, during, and after utility disruption.


January 05, 2021 04:00 PM
By: PEMA

Still trying to think of a New Year’s resolution that you can actually stick with? Resolve to be ready!


December 15, 2020 01:00 PM
By: Jeff Jumper, PEMA, State Meteorologist

Snow squalls, similar to summertime thunderstorms, are typically small storms that pack a big punch.


December 09, 2020 11:00 AM
By: PEMA

Getting a flu vaccine to protect yourself, your family, and your community is so important.


November 13, 2020 11:45 AM
By: PA Office of the State Fire Commissioner

More cooking fires occur during Thanksgiving than any other day of the year. Learn how to prevent home fires around the holidays.