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.
By: Jenna Nees, Purdue Extension ANR Educator – Putnam County With the cold weather we are experiencing and the cold weather certain to come this winter, it is important to discuss home heating related to fireplace safety. In the past, houses have burned because of soot collecting around the top of the chimney catching fire.…Read More »
Training Webinar Date: Tuesday, December 15 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST Please register by December 11 at: https://tinyurl.com/PurdueAnimalEmergency Contact: Sadie Davis, Extension Educator ANR, Greene County at (812) 659-2122 or email@example.com Emergency personnel may find themselves dealing with situations involving farm livestock. Vehicle accidents, fires, or simply a farm gate left open can…Read More »
Denise Derrer, BOAH Public Information Director 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 emergency veterinary clinics over the holidays after often-preventable mishaps with food or decorations. Dr. Melissa…Read More »
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…Read More »