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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.

FEATURED STORIES

Be Prepared for Winter Driving!

November 23, 2020

Although we haven’t seen much wintry weather yet, it’s only a matter of time before ice, sleet, and snow will create hazardous driving conditions. When traveling during snowy or icy conditions, please take your time, and check road conditions before your leave! The following websites provide real-time information for Indiana motorists: INDOT Highway Info 511This…

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Prepare before the weather outside gets frightful!

November 5, 2020

November 8-14 is Winter Weather Preparedness Week Source: Indiana Department of Homeland Security Even with the state expecting warmer temperatures this weekend, an Indiana winter will soon be here. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) encourages Hoosiers to get prepared during Winter Weather Preparedness Week, November 8-14. Hoosiers can take advantage of the weekend…

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Free Official 840 RFID Cattle Tags Available for a Limited Time

September 28, 2020

Source: Denise Derrer – Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) Electronic identification in the form of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags continues to be the standard for identifying cattle in the state of Indiana. Hoosier cattle producers have placed nearly 2 million 840 tags since 2014. The Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH)…

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Maintenance Is Crucial to Prevent Combine Fires

September 18, 2020

Harvest 2020 in Indiana and other Midwestern states is starting very dry! Much of Indiana is currently rated as “abnormally dry” or even “moderate drought” and very little if any precipitation is in the near-term forecast. Combine fires cost farmers millions of dollars in damages every harvest, and in dry years such as 2020, the…

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Make sure you have your GoBag ready for emergencies:

floods
THUNDERSTORMS
tornadoes
EXTREME HEAT
WINTER STORMS/EXTREME COLD

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