Winter Weather Preparedness Week 2016

Nov. 18, 2016: The weather has felt a lot more like spring than late fall lately, but cold air catching up with us in a hurry this weekend. Now is a good time to start thinking over your winter emergency plans and start preparing for winter weather well before the first snow storm hits. You won’t have to worry about getting ready during the nasty, icy weather!

The National Weather Service in Chicago has a Winter Weather Preparedness Week annually to help residents of the Stateline prepare. We helped spread the word this week by making a handful graphics to bring you reminders and advice for the upcoming winter. Here’s the full list of graphics for your reference:

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Click on each image to zoom in on it. Key takeaways: put together your winter emergency supplies NOW in both the house and all of your vehicles. Pay close attention to the weather forecast when snow is mentioned. Take it slow and easy while driving when slow starts falling.  Most importantly- find a way to enjoy the winter weather!

-Alex

 

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This post was written by Alex Kirchner on November 18, 2016

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