Winter Weather Preparedness Tips

Temps in the 20°-30°s expected next week! Here are some winter weather preparedness tips via www.ready.gov/winter.

  • Create a Home Emergency Kit: Include enough supplies for three days of self-sufficiency.
  • Food & Water: include water (one gallon, per person, per day) and non perishable foods that do not necessarily need to be warmed, like crackers, cereal, peanut butter and canned goods.
  • Supplies: Include flashlights and extra batteries or candles for light if power fails, blankets for warmth, whistle to signal for help, cell phone chargers.
  • Hygiene: Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for sanitation.
  • Create a Car Emergency Kit
  • Supplies: Include items like jumper cables, flashlights, phone charger, ice scraper, extra blankets for warmth and cat litter for traction.
  • Food & Water: Include non-perishable food items and water.
  • Fire & Heater Safety:
    • Keep at least three feet of clear space around fireplaces and heaters to prevent a fire.
    • Keep a fire extinguisher in your home and make sure everyone knows how to use it.
    • Use electric heaters with automatic shut-off when tipped over.
    • Change Batteries
    • Change batteries in smoke detectors and carbon-monoxide detectors.
    • If your detectors are outdated, purchase new ones to ensure immediate detection of fire or carbon-monoxide concentration.
  • Insulate Doors & Windows
  • Place weather stripping around doors and window sills to help keep heat in.
  • If you do not have storm windows, cover windows with plastic from the inside to keep cold air outside.

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Blood Drive – Sign Up Now!

This Saturday, December 16, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

You’re planning to come so scan the QR code below and sign up for your time slot, it’s the best gift of all to give this season. 🎁

Join the Festive Fun: Santa Christmas Parade

Friday, December 15, 2023 at 5:30 PM

Santa Christmas Parade

Starts at Station No. 1 ~ 7601 Uvalde Road and ends at Sheldon ISD Stadium for photos with Santa!

If there is inclement weather on the 15th, the parade may be rescheduled to Saturday, December 16th at 5:30 PM. Please stay tuned for details.