Georgia Power launches annual Winter Weather Preparedness campaign
Online video series highlights important safety information and resources to help customers prepare for winter weather
ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As the official start of winter approaches, Georgia Power encourages its 2.5 million customers to be winter-weather ready, as the company is once again partnering with FEMA, GEMA, GDOT and the National Weather Service for Winter Weather Preparedness Week (WWPW), which Governor Nathan Deal has proclaimed will take place December 3 – 7.
The 2018 campaign revolves around several statewide events and an online video series hosted on Georgia Power's YouTube channel. Each day of the week will focus on a different preparedness tip or action that customers can take to help their families become winter-weather ready.
Preparedness Video Schedule
On. Dec. 5, the Georgia Power Storm Center will host various county emergency management agencies (EMAs) from across the state for a winter weather preparedness summit at the company's corporate headquarters at 241 Ralph McGill Boulevard in Atlanta. EMA attendees will have the chance to tour one of Georgia Power's mobile command centers, the Social Media Center and the Storm Center to learn more about the company's storm preparedness and response capabilities. Media is invited. To attend, contact Meredith Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
On Dec. 7 at 1 p.m., Georgia Power's Winter Weather Preparedness Week will culminate with a statewide day of action featuring a Facebook event where Georgia Power, in collaboration with FEMA, GEMA, GDOT and NWS will participate in a live question and answer session on storm safety and will demonstrate how to build an emergency kit.
For more information about staying prepared with Georgia Power visit the company's online storm center at GeorgiaPower.com/storm. For more information about Georgia Emergency Management Agency's preparedness efforts, visit Ready.ga.gov.
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