From slick roads to power outages, Clark Countians could face a number of weather-related threats this season. To stay prepared, Winchester-Clark County Emergency Management has issued a press release recommending several precautions.
Individuals should maintain the following at home and work:
— a flashlight with extra batteries
— an AM/FM radio and a battery backup-powered NOAA weather radio
— extra food, water, medicine, baby supplies and pet supplies along with a can opener
— a first aid kit
— a smoke alarm and fire extinguisher
— heating fuel and an emergency heating source
If stuck inside during a winter storm, individuals should:
— Stay inside, close off unneeded rooms, stuff towels in door cracks and cover windows at night.