December 10, 2013

Winter Weather Advice

snowBatavia, OH – This is the time of year to start preparing for wintery weather like snow, freezing rain and frigid temperatures. Regionally, Ohio has already experienced several inches of snow mixed with ice this year and more severe winter weather heading our way.

Winter storms have the potential to cause extended power outages, communication failures, and dangerous road conditions. If a winter storm occurs, listen to a NOAA Weather Radio or the local news channel for critical information from the National Weather Service and local Emergency Officials.

Learn how to “build a kit” with the family by playing the Ready Kids online game! To play the game visit www.ready.gov/kids/games.

The Clermont County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) encourages residents to learn about winter weather safety and preparedness. These safety awareness initiatives are designed to mobilize residents in being better prepared for emergencies before a disaster strikes. Click here and visit the EMA website to learn more about winter weather safety tips.

For additional information about this or other county news, contact Clermont County Communications Director Annette Meagher at (513) 441-9647 or by e-mail, ameagher@clermontcountyohio.gov.

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