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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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