Do not drive through standing water if downed power lines are in the area. if a powerline falls across your vehicle while driving, continue to drive away from the line. If the engine stalls, do not turn off the ignition. Stay in your car, unless it is on fire, call and wait for emergency personnel to approach the vehicle.
If evacuated and are returning to your home after a storm, make sure the main electrical switch to your home is off before entering the structure.
Use our safety Generator Guidelines for safety tips when using a generator.