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Snow Predicted – Power Outages Are a Possibility – Be Prepared

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us The National Weather Service is predicting accumulating snow this afternoon in Prince George’s County. Snow will arrive this afternoon and is expected to fall and accumulate quickly during the evening hours. The snow is expected to be of a heavy and wet texture, meaning, the weight […]

Safety Tips for Power Outages

Top Safety Tips for a Power Outage• Only use a flashlight for emergency lighting.• Never use candles!• Turn off electrical equipment you were using when the power went out.• Avoid opening the refrigerator and freezer.• Do not run a generator inside a home or garage.• If you use a generator, connect the equipment you want […]

Safety Around Downed Power Lines