What you can do now:

·     Be ready to communicate about your situation.

·     Make sure you have a family emergency plan.

·     Charge your phones, tablets, power backups and other mobile devices.

·      If your mobile service provides a “hotspot” for areas without internet access, learn how to use it.

·     Review more storm preparation tips at https://nj.pseg.com/safetyandreliability/stormsafety.

Stay connected with PSE&G:

·     Compile a list of emergency phone numbers; include PSE&G Customer Service 1-800-436-PSEG.

·     Go to pseg.com/myaccount to sign up to report outages online and to check restoration progress.

·     Go to pseg.com/outagecenter to check the “Outage Map,” which is updated every 15 minutes with PSE&G outage information, and to register for MyAlerts to receive text notifications.

·     You can report an outage by texting “OUT” to 4PSEG (47734) or via Alexa or Google Assistant.

·     The new PSE&G mobile app enables customers using Apple or Androiddevices to securely and easily manage their accounts when and where the customers want to be served.

·       “Like” PSEG on Facebook and follow PSEG on Twitter @PSEGdelivers.

Stay away from downed wires:

·     Downed wires should always be considered “live.” Stay at least 30 feet away from downed power lines and immediately call PSE&G at 1-800-436-PSEG (7734) or 911 to report downed wires.

Other important safety notes:

·     To prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, do not run any gasoline-powered generators in a garage or any other enclosed space.

·     If you are on life-sustaining medical equipment, ensure that you alert PSE&G in advance and notify your local police and fire departments. For more information, visit www.pseg.com/life.