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BE PREPARED WHEN WINTER STORMS HIT TEXAS

While San Antonio Texas and the surrounding area is known for having mild winters, it’s still important to be prepared for colder temperatures, occasional frost, and the possibility of winter storms. Here’s a winter weather guide and resources when storms hit:

Check the Forecast

Keep an eye on weather forecasts, especially during the winter months. Stay informed about any approaching cold fronts, freezes, or winter storms.

Stay Informed

Be aware of any weather advisories or warnings issued by local authorities. Stay connected to news sources and follow their recommendations during winter weather events. Check local resources:

Protect Your Pipes

In the rare event of a freeze, protect your pipes by insulating them. If temperatures drop significantly, let faucets drip to prevent pipes from freezing.

Winterizing Plants

Cover sensitive plants or bring them indoors during frost warnings. Protecting your plants can prevent damage from cold temperatures.

Heating Safety

If using space heaters, follow safety guidelines to prevent accidents. Ensure that heating systems are in good working order to keep your home warm.

Emergency Kit

Keep an emergency kit with essentials such as non-perishable food, water, medications, flashlights, and blankets. In case of power outages, having a backup power source or generator can be helpful.

Pet Care

If you have pets, bring them indoors during extremely cold weather. Provide them with warm bedding and access to shelter.

Remember that winter weather in Texas can be unpredictable, so it’s essential to stay informed and be prepared for various conditions.

 

 

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