Winter Weather Preparedness Week continues...check your state's activities

The following statewide preparedness links will help you learn about and prepare for winter conditions:

  • Indiana (Excellent summary, including links to Transportation and Homeland Security departments)
  • Illinois (Another excellent source, including links to IDOT and IEMA)
  • Kentucky (Great source of info. on winter safety and winter climatology in Kentucky)
  • Missouri (Wed., November 19 is Winter Weather Awareness Day in Missouri)

The National Weather Service office in Paducah is providing daily Public Information Statements that highlight various winter safety topics.

Take the time now to review what can happen during major winter storms in our region, such as the Christmas 2004 record snowstorm and the February 2008 ice storm.

Photo below taken during the Feb. 11, 2008 ice storm near Marble Hill, MO courtesy of Jack Watt.

Ice in Marble Hill, MO area

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