Are You Prepared For Winter? This is Winter Preparedness Week.

Winter Preparedness Week in Illinois: Nov. 16 - 22, 2014

Cold weather has already descended upon central and southeast Illinois - with snow in some parts of the Midwest. Are you, your vehicle and your home ready for winter conditions? NOW is the time of the year to winterize your home, get your vehicle checked, and start thinking about safe winter driving habits.

To assist you with winter preparedness, we have a number of resources available:

     Go to our Winter Preparedness web page for tips about 
     winter safety, winter forecast terminology, a list of items to carry in 
     your vehicle, the 2014-15 winter outlook and more!! 

              Facebook link        Twitter link       
       Visit our Facebook page and our Twitter feed for periodic 
       winter preparedness topics


 See the updated version of the WINTER WEATHER FACT Sheet!

Click on the image below to download a Winter Weather Preparedness guide (PDF version) created by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), the American Red Cross, and the National Weather Service


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