Ahhh winter, it arrives whether we like it or not, here are some ideas for what to do in a blizzard; If you are lucky enough to have a fireplace have at it, what a luxury when the power is out! To stay warm otherwise, we use a stove hooked up to the… Read More »
http://www.cdc.gov/Features/RoadSafety/ Keep you and your loved ones safe, see tips from the Center for Disease Control at the above link WE AT CAVALIER COUNTY, WOULD LIKE TO WISH EVERY ONE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON! Cavalier County Emergency Management and 911
It’s important to know how cold weather can affect your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease. Many people don’t realize how much they exert themselves when they are not conditioned for it simply by walking through snow. Even those that are accustomed to being outdoors in winter can accidentally suffer hypothermia if certain precautions… Read More »
1. Determine the location of the frozen pipe. This can be done by touching or by running your hand along accessible water pipes in the home while feeling for extremely cold spots. If a cold portion of pipe is encountered; thaw it gently, preferably using a hair dryer. DO NOT use a propane torch, as… Read More »
An emergency supply kit should include a three-day supply of food and water, a battery-powered or hand-crank radio and extra flashlights and batteries. Thoroughly check and update your family’s emergency supply kit and add the following supplies in preparation for winter weather: Rock salt to melt ice on walkways; Sand to improve traction; Snow shovels… Read More »
http://www.ready.gov/winter-weather The Ready site link above has so much great winter preparedness information. It is proven that those that have a plan have a much better chance of surviving severe winter weather. So go ahead, click the link, make a plan. Have a Happy 2014!!