https://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.
We never know when we may by hit by a disaster or emergency. This time of year it is especially difficult to survive the weather related emergencies. Power outage, caught out in a storm, car won’t start due to cold or stalls because it overheats. So many things can happen that may begin as an… Read More »
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 »
Summer safety during these hot days! Check these tips from the National Weather Service This is always a good time to test your own plans, and to check in to the plans of work, school, daycare. How To Prepare For A Tornado Update the copies of your important papers, prescriptions, banking and insurance.… 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 »