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December 2, 2021

Although the calendar says the first day of winter is the winter solstice onDecember 21, "meteorological winter" is considered to begin December 1.  We've had some chilly days, and even a little snow in November, but now cold, snow, and ice can happen just about anytime for the next few months.

Be prepared for what winter might throw our way by reviewing INdiana PREPared's "Winter Storms and Extreme Cold" information site!

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Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

December 20, 2021

Denise Derrer, BOAH Public Information Director (This article was originally released by the Indiana State Board of Animal Health in 2019.) INDIANAPOLIS (19 November 2019)—The holiday season is filled with special food, decorations and gatherings with relatives and friends. Some of that fun can be dangerous to pets. Each year many pets are rushed to…

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The scoop on snowfall in the North Central US

December 17, 2021

Monday, December 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET Are your dreams of a White Christmas likely to come true? What is the snowiest month of the year? How far into spring do you need to keep that snow shovel handy? This webinar will look at past snowfall and winter weather data for the north central…

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National Weather Service Update on Winter Weather Initiatives

December 9, 2021

Source: National Weather Service Winter Weather Program. Program recorded October 26, 2021. The National Weather Service Winter Weather Program staff highlighted updates to initiatives and watch/warning efforts in regards to winter weather issues during this webinar. This year’s webinar covered many topics, including updates to the Probabilistic Snow pages and graphics, future Impact-Based Warning tags…

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Learn via Online Training about CoCoRaHS and Winter Precipitation Reporting

December 7, 2021

Source: National Weather Service – Indianapolis Weather Forecast Office CoCoRaHS is an acronym for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network.  CoCoRaHS is a unique, non-profit, community-based network of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow).   By using low-cost measurement tools, stressing training and education,…

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