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Announcement: Important Winter Weather Information
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NEWS RELEASEFor Immediate Release

Date:  December 11, 2017 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  Linda Rickens Schellhammer, City Clerk, Public Information Officer, City of Altoona - 949-2486

  

CITY OF ALTOONA

WINTER WEATHER INFORMATION

 

IN ANTICIPATION OF WINTER WEATHER  THE CITY OF ALTOONA PROVIDES THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

 

1.    REVIEW AND UNDERSTAND THE CITY OF ALTOONA WINTER WEATHER RESOURCES​ INFORMATION WHICH INCLUDES  PLOWING/SALTING AND SIDEWALK/SNOW REMOVAL INFORMATION.


2.  KEEP YOUR CELL PHONES CHARGED IN THE EVENT YOU LOSE LAND LINE PHONE SERVICE AND/OR POWER.

 

3.  LIKE AND FOLLOW THE ALTOONA POLICE  DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE FOR WEATHER RELATED ANNOUNCEMENTS.  

 

4.  DON'T FORGET YOUR PETS - BRING THEM INDOORS IF NECESSARY.  


5.  LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW TO PREPARE FOR A WINTER STORM HERE​.  BE PREPARED FOR A POWER OUTAGE.  HAVE FLASHLIGHTS READY AND CHECK BATTERIES IN FLASHLIGHTS AND RADIOS.  REPORT ANY POWER OUTAGE TO PENELEC AT 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877). 


6.  THE CITY EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER (EOC) PHONE NUMBER IS: 

     949-2550. PLEASE WRITE THIS NUMBER DOWN NOW IN THE EVENT THE CITY WOULD OPEN THE EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER.  (this # is only active if the City officially announces the opening of the EOC.)


7.  REGISTER TO RECEIVE EMERGENCY ALERTS BY GOING TO WWW.ALTOONAPA.GOV . LOOK FOR  EMERGENCY ALERTS IN THE LEFT COLUMN ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THE CITY’S WEB SITE.

 

FOLLOW THE NEWS MEDIA FOR UPDATED INFORMATION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS.

 

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