Greater New York: Ready for the Storm

February 8, 2013

Photos: Winter Storms in Washington

January 23, 2012

After a large winter storm hit Western Washington on January 19th, many residents were left in the dark due to widespread power outages. Over the course of several days, the Red Cross managed or supported eight shelters throughout King, Pierce and Thurston counties, provided 310 overnight stays and served more than 3,400 meals and snacks. The shelters became a home away from home where people could be safe and warm.

Winter Storms in Washington

Winter Storms in Washington


Photos: Shelter in Pasadena, CA

December 2, 2011

High Winds in Pasadena CA

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Video: Winds Hit Pasadena, Red Cross Opens Shelter for Displaced Residents

December 2, 2011

The Red Cross opened a shelter for amost 40 residents of a senior apartment complex that was shut down when a tree blew over and damaged the apartment’s water main. High winds battered the communities around Pasadena and are expected to continue tonight. The Red Cross is standing by to open other shelters as needed.


Disaster Alert: Severe Weather in California

December 2, 2011

Disaster Alert

California – Violent winds, that knocked trees down onto homes and vehicles, and left hundreds of thousands of residents without power in portions of the state on Thursday. A State of Emergency was declared in Los Angeles County.

The San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter deployed Disaster Action Team, opened a shelter and provided assistance as needed for dozens of overnight residents.


Disaster Alert: Severe Winds in Utah

December 2, 2011

Disaster Alert

Utah – Windstorms up to 100 mph threatened residents, overturned vehicles, caused widespread power outages, and prompted evacuations in Weber and Davis Counties on Thursday. A State of Emergency declared in Centerville (Davis County).

The ARC of Northern Utah Chapter deployed Disaster Action Team members, opened 4 reception centers for affected-area residents during the day and transitioned remaining residents into two shelters overnight.


Disaster Alert: Winter Storm in Indiana

November 30, 2011

Disaster Alert

Indiana – A winter storm left thousands of residents without power in Cass and Howard Counties yesterday.

The ARC of North Central Indiana and Cass County Chapters are currently working with local Emergency Managers to establish warming centers as needed.

The Indianapolis Chapter is coordinating with the state Emergency Operations Center to obtain and provide information as needed.


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