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Winter Storm Readiness

5/9/2018 (Permalink)

During any winter storm it is imperative to know the differences between watches and warnings in order to properly prepare or take the appropriate actions and stay safe.

Before any sort of wintry weather, a winter storm survival kit should be kept in a secure place in case of emergency. These kits should contain everything from blankets to flashlights with extra batteries, non-perishable food, waterproof matches, a shovel and windshield scraper, a tool kit, jumper cables, a water container, road maps and flares.

To stay safe during this winter storm situation it is important that the necessary precautions are taken prior to the storm's arrival. See the lists below to make sure your adequately prepared.

At Home or Work:

1. Working flashlight 2. A charged cell phone 3. Battery powered radio or television 4. Extra food, water and medicine 5. First Aid Supplies 6. Heating fuel (or turn up the heat prior to the storm if your house uses electrical heat) 7. Emergency heating source 8. Fire extinguishers 9. Carbon monoxide and smoke detectors 

In a Vehicle:

1. Full or near full gas tank 2. Let a friend or relative know your predicted arrival time 3. A charged cell phone 4. Extra food and water 5. Extra gasoline for emergency fuel These are just some helpful tips to keep in mind when preparing for the storm. You can never be too prepared!

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