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Winter Weather Information

News Date: Monday, January 8, 2024

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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’S WINTER WEATHER RESOURCES INFORMATION LOCATED ON THE CITY’S WEBSITE WWW.ALTOONAPA.GOV UNDER THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT.  THIS GUIDE PROVIDES INFORMATION ON PLOWING/SALTING AND SIDEWALK/SNOW REMOVAL.
  2. KEEP YOUR CELL PHONES CHARGED IN THE EVENT YOU LOSE LAND-LINE SERVICE AND/OR POWER.
  3. LIKE AND FOLLOW THE CITY OF ALTOONA FACEBOOK PAGE & ALTOONA POLICE DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE FOR WEATHER RELATED ANNOUNCEMENTS.
  4. DON’T FORGET YOUR PETS – BRING THEM INDOORS IF NECESSARY.
  5. BE PREPARED FOR A POWER OUTAGE.  HAVE FLASHLIGHTS READY AND CHECK BATTERIES IN FLASHLIGHTS AND RADIOS. REPORT POWER OUTAGES TO PENELEC AT 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877).
  6. THE CITY EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER (EOC) PHONE NUMBER IS: 814-949-2550.  PLEASE WRITE THIS NUMBER DOWN NOW IN THE EVENT THE CITY WOULD OPEN THE CENTER DURING THE WINTER MONTHS. (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 ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THE CITY’S WEBSITE.
  8. LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW TO PREPARE FOR A WINTER STORM AT HTTPS://WWW.READY.PA.GOV/BEINFORMED/KNOW-THE-THREATS/PAGES/WINTER-WEATHER.ASPX.
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