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Image description: When the weather is bad, you should try to stay off the roads. But if you must drive in winter weather conditions, make sure you have emergency supplies in your car.
Use these tips from Ready.gov to make an emergency kit for you car.

Image description: When the weather is bad, you should try to stay off the roads. But if you must drive in winter weather conditions, make sure you have emergency supplies in your car.

Use these tips from Ready.gov to make an emergency kit for you car.

Image description: Large parts of the country are experiencing power outages as a result of winter weather storms. If you’re using a portable back-up generator, make sure you run it outside to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.
To make sure you’re operating your generator safely:
Use it outside the house or garage
Keep it at least 20 feet away from windows, doors and vents
Use a battery operated CO detector outside bedrooms.
Never ignored a beeping CO detector. Go outside and call 911 if the alarm sounds.
Learn more about operating your portable generator safely from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Image description: Large parts of the country are experiencing power outages as a result of winter weather storms. If you’re using a portable back-up generator, make sure you run it outside to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

To make sure you’re operating your generator safely:

  • Use it outside the house or garage
  • Keep it at least 20 feet away from windows, doors and vents
  • Use a battery operated CO detector outside bedrooms.
  • Never ignored a beeping CO detector. Go outside and call 911 if the alarm sounds.

Learn more about operating your portable generator safely from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Image description: If your kids want to play outside today, check the temperature on this frostbite chart from the National Weather Service and monitor their time outdoors.

Image description: If your kids want to play outside today, check the temperature on this frostbite chart from the National Weather Service and monitor their time outdoors.

Image description: The satellite image, captured today at 9:01 a.m. EST, shows clouds associated with the western frontal system stretching from Canada through the Ohio and Tennessee valleys, into the Gulf of Mexico.
The comma-shaped low pressure system located over the Atlantic, east of Virginia, is forecast to merge with the front and create a powerful nor’easter. The National Weather Service expects the merged storm to move northeast and drop between two to three feet of snow in parts of New England.
Photo from NASA.
Stay safe in severe winter weather with these tips from Ready.gov.

Image description: The satellite image, captured today at 9:01 a.m. EST, shows clouds associated with the western frontal system stretching from Canada through the Ohio and Tennessee valleys, into the Gulf of Mexico.

The comma-shaped low pressure system located over the Atlantic, east of Virginia, is forecast to merge with the front and create a powerful nor’easter. The National Weather Service expects the merged storm to move northeast and drop between two to three feet of snow in parts of New England.

Photo from NASA.

Stay safe in severe winter weather with these tips from Ready.gov.