As temperatures are expected to reach the mid-20s on Tuesday, CPS Energy is sharing tips for preparing for a hard freeze.

A winter storm watch will go into effect for Bexar County and surrounding areas starting Monday night through Tuesday evening.

CPS Energy is offering the following preparation and safety tips:

  • Charge cell phones, tablets, and laptops.
  • Do not connect portable generators to your home’s electrical wiring
  • Keep children and pets away from generators at all times
  • Do not use a gas or electric oven or stove top for heating.
  • Gather essential supplies needed during an outage, including flashlight, batteries, bottled water, medication and a first aid kit.
  • Report unsafe situations involving electricity or natural gas immediately by calling 911, and CPS Energy at 210-353-2222.

For additional safety tips, click here.