4 hours ago
Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover
8 hours ago
Today we celebrate the graduation of 3 READYCommunities! West Belmont, Wynnefield & Overbrook have been working together for the last year to create an emergency plan for their neighborhoods. Join us at City Hall today to applaud their effort and success.
32 hours ago
Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here www.phila.gov/ready
3 days ago
We know it is un-bearable out there. Stay cool by visiting pools, libraries and spray grounds. Please check on your neighbors and call PCA Heatline 215-765-9040 if you are worried about them in the heat. #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover http://ow.ly/e4CN30kyn6u
3 days ago
Hello summer - temps in the 90s w/heat index 100+ today. Stay cool - drink lots of water, limit time in the sun, seek out shade or AC at Philadelphia Free Library locations: http://ow.ly/j1W130kxSYf Most importantly check on your neighbors - help them open windows and position fans! #PHLHeat
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6 days ago
Feeling the Philly heat? Head to your neighborhood library this summer to cool down in a cool way! Locations and hours ⬇️ bit.ly/2tiu0tv
Over the past few days, several flood alerts were issued by the National Weather Service. Spring and summer see severe weather which produces dangerous flooding, whether you're on foot or in your car. Know your neighborhood waterway and street flood risks.
Our mobile Command Post 1 returning home after working a weekend of great events with our public safety partners. Thanks to all who worked or attended the PIFA Street Fair and Odunde Festival and made it a sucess!
Several inches of rain overnight caused some Philadelphia waterways to be swollen and roads flooded. Allow extra time for your morning commute for ponding water. Always use caution walking or driving near murky flood water. Turn around: Avoid flood water.
Flash Flood Watch issued by @NWS_MountHolly now in effect. Rainfall forecast to continue overnight. Excessive rainfall within short period can lead to rapidly rising water and flash flooding in streets and waterways. Turn around: Avoid floodwaters #PhillyWx #PAwx #WxAware
Flash Flood Watch in effect from 6PM today until 8AM, 6/11. Be prepared to take action in the event that flooding develops. Be aware of your local flooding hazards. Flash flooding can occur on streets and waterways. Rushing water can knock over a pedestrian or carry a car. Turn around: avoid flooded areas. https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-25-flood-safety-awareness-become-prepared-for-flooding-hazards/
Love the unique events and opportunities that make Philly Special. Working the PIFA Street Fair with our public safety partners today. Still plenty of time to stop by, runs till 7.