National Weather Service urges winter preparedness now

Now is the time, despite the current warm temperatures, to start preparing for potential dangers of winter weather.

Stocking up on home supplies and winterizing the car are suggestions from the National Weather Service, along with having extra supplies at home and a survival kit in every vehicle to help keep individuals and families safe during hazardous weather this winter.

A more comprehensive list for homes and cars accompanies this story.

Additional information on winter weather safety, NYS terminology including the difference between Watches and Warnings, and preparation for before, during and after storms, also is available at
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