It's not luck to be prepared. Collection of "lucky" things
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 6:30am
March is here, but that doesn’t mean winter weather is over. Remember that “bomb cyclone” last March? Yea, we do too. That is why we are still talking about winter weather preparedness!
show your neighborhood some love
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:31am
There are lots of ways you can help make your community stronger. Find out where you you can use your knowledge, skills, and talents to make Colorado Springs an even better place to live, work, and play.
Snowy Colorado Springs Roadway
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 6:00am
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.
three snowplows plowing in tandum.
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 2:10pm
Check here for the latest information on weather and the City's snow and ice response.
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Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 12:02pm
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.
include kids in the disaster planning process. Review your plan together.
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 8:00am
September is National Preparedness Month! This week we are talking about preparing kids and youth for disasters. Preparing your family for an emergency can be as simple as a conversation over dinner. 
take classes in life savings skills, such as CPR/AED and first aid to help others
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 8:31am
Is your neighborhood ready for a disaster? Here are some ideas for community readiness.
graphic summarizing the text information on this page
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 8:00am
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.
Don't Wait. Communicate. Fill out a family emergency communications plan.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 2:09pm
This week's theme for National Preparedness Month is "Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters." If a natural or manmade disaster happens near you, does everyone in your home know what to do, where to go, and who to call? Chances are, you won't all be together when disaster strikes so it's important to... Read more
piggy bank and financial preparedness planning documents
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 2:02pm
September is National Preparedness Month. Disasters like wildfires, flash flooding, and severe weather don't plan ahead, but you can. We'll be talking all month about different ways you can prepare your family, home, business, and community. This week we are talking about preparing financially for... Read more
Picture of Flash Flood
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:18pm
Anywhere it rains, it can flood. Flash flooding is one of the disasters that can happen in Colorado Springs. It’s important to be prepared so that everyone in your family knows what to do and where to go.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 2:57pm
National Preparedness Month is a time for families to make and share their plan for what to do during an emerency or disaster. Each plan is unique to your family and should incorporate special considerations such as children, older family members and members with special medical needs, and pets.... Read more