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Chicago Urban Gardening

The day to day experiences of a University of Illinois Extension Urban Horticulture Educator in Chicago, Illinois

Spring and Summer Storm Recovery Resources

Posted by Ron Wolford -


Chicagoland is often hit with spring and summer storms. The following are resources to help you prepare for and recover from these storms.

Sign up for Weather Alerts from NotifyChicago


City of Chicago: Flood Preparedness

Cleaning and Repairing Flooded Basements

Flooding: Disaster Resources

Flood Recovery Checklists

Flood and Storm Recovery Links

Family Disaster Supply Kit

NOAA: Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States


Lightning and Personal Safety

Repair Storm Damaged Trees with Care

Safe food handling during power outages

Frozen Foods: When to Save and When to Throw Out

Refrigerated Foods: When to Save and When to Throw Out

Using Portable Generators Safely

Sump Pump Tips

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