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History-Making Blizzard Could Leave New England Powerless

February 7, 2013

WAUKESHA, Wis., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

WHO:

  • Millions of Americans who may face a power outage
  • Waukesha, Wis.-based Generac, a leading manufacturer of power generation products since 1959, preparing for potentially record-breaking blizzard
  • Art Aiello, Generac’s spokesman and disaster preparedness expert available for interviews

WHAT:

  • Heavy snowfall, strong winds, blowing snow, high tides and flooding expected to hit New England Friday and Saturday
  • Millions of Americans living on the East Coast will feel the effects of the blizzard and expected resulting power outages
  • Up to 30 inches of snow expected to fall in certain areas of New England
  • Generac spokesman and disaster preparedness expert Art Aiello is available for interviews about what people should do when the power goes out and how generators can help in emergencies
  • Generac dealers in your area are available to talk about the need for backup power during dangerous winter storms
  • Generac home backup generators automatically turn on as soon as the power goes out, ensuring homeowners have heat during the blizzard, keeping pipes from freezing and bursting and keeping electricity on so residents in harm’s way can monitor the dangerous storm

WHEN:

  • Immediately and by appointment: disaster preparedness expert Art Aiello available for phone or satellite interviews
  • By appointment: Generac dealers in your area are available to discuss where residents can get a generator to keep them safe during the storm, demonstrate how to properly use it and discuss how it could help residents in a potentially dangerous situation for live or taped interviews

SOURCE Generac


Source: PR Newswire