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Severe Weather

September 08, 2021 02:00 PM
By: PEMA

Building a kit may seem overwhelming. How do you start? You may already have parts of a kit and don’t know it.


September 01, 2021 11:30 AM
By: PEMA

​September is National Preparedness Month and the beginning of PA's 30 Days/30 Ways to be Prepared for Emergencies.


July 30, 2021 04:00 PM
By: PEMA

As Pennsylvania students get ready to go back to school or head to college, make sure they understand how to stay safe from weather hazards.


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.


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.


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.


September 07, 2020 09:15 AM
By: PEMA Director Randy Padfield

The number of hurricanes and tropical storms we have seen this summer is a reminder that disasters won’t wait for a pandemic to be over.


August 18, 2020 12:45 PM
By: PEMA

Just because you don’t live on the coast, doesn’t mean you're not at risk of injury/property damage due to the effects of tropical systems