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Preparing for a Snow Storm

Here are some things I learned from the Missouri ice storm of 2007 and recent blizzards:

This year, we had an extraordinarily large amount of snow - 18 inches in one day and night. Our driveway circles our house, so we figured we would be stuck for a day or two. We shoveled the driveway a little at a time until it was completely cleared.

By Noella from Bolivar, MO

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November 20, 2011

The Boy Scouts have it right-always be prepared. After a recent early season snow storm knocked out power for days in the mid-Atlantic, families emerged from the darkness with the realization that they weren't as prepared for a disaster as they thought.

Preparing for Snow Emergencies. A house after a winter snow storm.

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February 7, 2018

If you know there is a large snowfall coming, you can place tarps in places you want to prevent snow from getting piled up in places you don't want. This is a great way to use tarps when preparing for snow.

A thermometer with snowy weather outside.

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March 2, 2011

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging everyone to take preventive measures to ensure their safety and reduce the risk of winter storm damage to property.

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