The National Weather Service (NWS) has designated November 20, 2013 as Winter Weather Awareness Dayi. Many people are often caught unprepared for the snow, ice, and cold weather conditions of winter. Knowledge and preparation are essential to minimizing these hazards.
This year we will be providing a weeks worth of winter weather information! Each day will feature a different topic ranging from our changing winter weather products, to winter weather safety, and winter weather climatology. You will find the schedule for winter weather awareness week below!
Monday, November 18: Kansas City Winter Climatology
Tuesday, November 19: 2013 NWS Winter Products
Wednesday, November 20: Winter Weather Safety Tips
Thursday, November 21: CoCoRaHs - How to Measure Snow!
Ice storm picture taken in front of NWS office in Pleasant Hill January, 2002