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Hornet Ready Seasonal Preparedness

Make sure you’re prepared by learning about seasonal needs

Seasonal Preparedness

Be prepared for summer weather

Summers in Kansas can be very hot and humid. Know what to do if you experience heat stress or heat illness and the signs to look for. Below are some helpful fact sheets and links to sites where you can get more information.


Did you know that lightning experts no longer promote the 30-30 rule in any official lightning safety guidelines? Instead, experts suggest, “When thunder roars, go indoors!


Would you know what to do in the event of a severe thunderstorm or tornado?


Cold weather is right around the corner! Have a Plan - Make a Kit - Stay Informed


Earthquakes are not as common in Kansas as other areas of the United States, but they do occur and have been on the rise in recent years. Did you know doorways are no stronger than any other part of a structure so don’t rely on them for protection. During an earthquake get under a sturdy piece of furniture and hold on. It will help shelter you from falling objects that could injure you during an earthquake.

Below are some helpful fact sheets and links to where you can get more information about earthquakes.