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Weather Safety

November 12, 2021 11:30 AM
By: Guest Blogger John Banghoff, Central Pennsylvania Weather Forecast Office Meteorologist

Learn about snow squalls, why they can be so dangerous, and what to do if squalls are in your area.


September 20, 2021 10:00 AM
By: PEMA

Here are tips on how to teach kids about what to prepare for and how to know what to do when disasters strike.


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.


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.


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.


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.