Winter Weather Preparation
November 23, 2020
So far, most of Indiana has avoided wintry conditions, and we've enjoyed some great fall weather. However, we all know that can change overnight. Soon we will be dealing with cold, snow, and ice. Now is a great time to prepare ourselves, our homes, farms, and vehicles for the conditions that will certainly arrive in the near future.
Indiana PREPared has a variety of resources to assist you in planning and preparing for severe winter weather. Click here to access PREPnotes about a variety of winter weather preparedness topics for your home and farm.
Click the box below to reach the Indiana PREPared Winter Storms/Extreme Cold site for many other suggestions and resources.
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