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MEMA OFFERS PRECAUTIONS FOR APPROACHING EXTREME COLD WEATHER

Filed in Announcements, Preparedness by on January 8, 2015
MEMA OFFERS PRECAUTIONS FOR APPROACHING EXTREME COLD WEATHER

Before Extreme Cold Weather  · Be aware of weather conditions by monitoring the media. · Ensure you have sufficient heating fuel, as well as emergency heating equipment in case you lose electricity. · Have a well-stocked Emergency Kit that includes flashlights, portable radio, extra batteries, a first aid kit, bottled water, non-perishable food and a manual can opener. […]

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Basic Winter Storm Preparedness & Hypothermia Awareness

Filed in Preparedness by on December 16, 2013
Basic Winter Storm Preparedness & Hypothermia Awareness

TERMS TO LOOK FOR: Winter Storm Watch = Severe weather in the next 12-48 hours. Winter Storm Warning = Severe weather is here. Ice Storm Warning = Ice accumulations of ¼ inch plus. Blizzard Warning = Sustained winds or gusts to 35 mph or greater, with considerable falling or blowing snow. Visibility is less than […]

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