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Winter Weather Safety Tips

Stay safe during the storm. Here are a few tips to keep you safe.

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    Emergency Kit: bottle water, nonperishable foods, flash lights, battery powered radio,extra batteries, first aid kit, whistle, moist towelettes, garbage bag, pliers, local map, cell phone with charger.
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    Try to stay indoors. If you can't, while driving decrease your speed and leave yourself plenty of room to stop. You should allow at least three times more space than usual between you and the car in front of you.
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    Make a Family Communications Plan. Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it is important to know how you will contact one another, how you will get back together and what you will do in case of an emergency.
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    Make sure you stock up on essential food items before the storm hits.
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    Keep Gas Tank Full
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    Be Prepared with snow shovels and other snow removal equipment. Use Rock salt or more environmentally safe products to melt ice on walkways.
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    Keep Adequate clothing and blankets near by to keep you warm in case of power outages.
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    Minimize travel. If travel is necessary, keep a disaster supplies kit in your vehicle.
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    9. Bring pets/companion animals inside during winter weather. Move other animals or livestock to sheltered areas with non-frozen drinking water.
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