STORM INFORMATION CENTER
Senator Manchin Urges West Virginians to Prepare for Severe Weather
Severe Weather Updates
Please contact your county office of emergency services for immediate assistance. County Emergency Services should be your first point of contact:
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, RESOURCES AND IMPORTANT CONTACTS:
Information from FEMA available here: http://www.fema.gov/
If you or someone you know may be impacted by the storm, here are a few things to do to get ready:
Get some extra cash out at the ATM today. If the power goes out, banks/ATMs may be offline for some time.
Make a plan for how you¹ll keep your cell phone charged if you lose power for several days. Picking up a solar or hand-crank charger for your phone is a good idea.
Take steps to protect your home/business from high winds ¬ cover windows, clean gutters, trim trees.
Get to the store today for emergency supplies such as water, nonperishable food, batteries, flashlight, etc.
Make sure you have what you need in case the power goes out and cold weather moves in. Double check that you have a safe, warm place you can go, blankets in your home/car, and winter items like snow shovels and rock salt.
Employers: make sure your employees are prepared and review your continuity and tele-work plans.
National Weather Service: http://www.weather.gov/
West Virginia Weather Warnings: http://alerts.weather.gov/cap/wv.php?x=1
National Weather Service Doppler Radar Real Time Weather
For information about river and creek flooding:
West Virginia state goverment services: http://www.ready.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx
For information about electric outages:
First Energy: http://outages.firstenergycorp.com/mdwv.html
Local issues may also be reported to the Governor’s office at 304-558-2000.