submitted by Julia Wilson, Edmonson County Extension Office:
Extreme winter weather can leave communities without utilities or other services for long periods of time--- as many of us remember from the 2009 ice storm. Preparing before the storm arrives helps reduce the stress you and your family could experience. Taking time to prepare now prevents dangerous trips to the store once the storm hits.
Check or create an emergency kit. Items to have in an emergency kit:
For more information, contact the Extension Office, or visit www.ready.gov/winter-weather