Winter Weather Awareness Day is Nov. 15


The National Weather Service has designated Nov. 15 as Winter Weather Awareness Day in an effort to emphasize the importance of planning ahead.  

A webpage with safety tips and information about winter weather and its impact can be found at The page includes explanations of weather terms like “wind-chill index” as well as information on generator safety and avoiding health and safety risks that come with frigid temperatures, snow and ice.

The website includes a winter weather safety page that has additional information including safe winter driving techniques, avoiding injury when shoveling and other tips. The page is available at It also includes a video from the Missouri State Highway Patrol on driving in snow and ice.
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