Watches, and warnings, and alerts, oh my! Winter weather terminology can be confusing, but it’s good to know what these phrases mean so that you can take appropriate steps to keep your home, family, and pets safe.
Start 2021 off right. Make sure you and your family are prepared for an emergency. Remember, disasters don't plan ahead, but you can. Here are some simple steps you can take as you welcome the New Year.
The City of Colorado Springs has joined FirstNet® – a new communications platform built just for public safety. FirstNet provides the City’s first responders new capabilities and reliable access to send and receive critical information while in the field.
A drop in temperature this afternoon is expected to “flash freeze” streets. That slippery black ice won’t be visible to drivers and will make roads very slippery. SLOW DOWN and take your time getting home from work today. We could also see winds and higher gusts causing blowing and drifting snow.... Read more
September is National Preparedness Month! This week we are talking about wildfires, and how you can not only prepared, but also reduce your risk. The warm, dry climate in Colorado Springs means there is potential for wildfires year-round.
During an emergency, you might hear terms like pre-evacuation, voluntary evacuation, and mandatory evacuation. It's important for you to understand what these terms mean so you can take the appropriate action to keep you, your loved ones, and your pets safe. Also, make sure you've signed up for... Read more