Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
900 AM CST WED NOV 19 2014

...THIS IS WINTER WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK...

HAS YOUR CAR...VAN...OR PICKUP TRUCK HAD A VEHICLE CHECKUP LATELY?
NOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE SURE YOUR AUTOMOBILE CAN SURVIVE THE COMING
WINTER WEATHER.

CHECK THE TIRES...BATTERY AND BRAKES...ALONG WITH THE HEATING AND
DEFROSTING SYSTEM. CHANGE THE ANTIFREEZE...IF NEEDED...TO PROTECT
THE ENGINE AND RADIATOR FROM FREEZING UP IN THE COLD TEMPERATURES
THAT WILL BE WITH US THIS WINTER.

CARRY A WINDSHIELD SCRAPER...JUMPER CABLES...A SMALL SHOVEL...A
FLASHLIGHT...A BLANKET AND ADDITIONAL WARM CLOTHING...DRINKING
WATER...AND HIGH CALORIE NON PERISHABLE FOOD.

ALSO UPDATE THE EMERGENCY KITS IN YOUR VEHICLES WITH A BATTERY
POWERED RADIO...EXTRA BATTERIES...A FIRST AID KIT WITH POCKET
KNIFE...NECESSARY MEDICATIONS...TOW CHAIN OR ROPE...ROAD SALT AND
SAND...A DISTRESS FLAG AND EMERGENCY FLARES.

MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER-WEATHER.

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