Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
630 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

GOVERNOR MIKE PENCE HAS PROCLAIMED NOVEMBER 16 THROUGH NOVEMBER 22
AS WINTER WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK IN INDIANA.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...WORKING WITH OUR PARTNERS...THE STATE
POLICE...THE INDIANA DEPARTMENTS OF HOMELAND SECURITY...
TRANSPORTATION AND EDUCATION...AND THE RED CROSS WILL PROVIDE
INFORMATION ON WINTER WEATHER SAFETY. THE MEDIA WILL CONTINUE THEIR
IMPORTANT ROLE BY CARRYING MESSAGES IN NEWSPAPERS...ON THE RADIO AND
ON TELEVISION.

THE GOAL OF WINTER WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK IS TO HELP YOU
UNDERSTAND THE HAZARDS OF WINTER WEATHER. WE WANT ALL HOOSIERS TO BE
HAZARD READY SO WE CAN DO OUR PART AS A WEATHER-READY NATION.

THE KEY TO A SAFE WINTER IS HAVING AN UNDERSTANDING OF YOUR ROLE IN
PRESERVING YOUR OWN SAFETY.

KNOWING WINTER WEATHER TERMS AND WINTER WEATHER SAFETY TIPS WILL
REDUCE WEATHER RELATED PROBLEMS. REMEMBER WHEN WATCHES AND WARNINGS
ARE ISSUED YOU NEED TO TAKE ACTION TO REMAIN SAFE FROM THE DANGERS
WINTER MAY BRING.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS OFFICE WILL ISSUE DAILY
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS THAT WILL CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING
INFORMATION...

MONDAY... EMERGENCY KITS FOR PREPAREDNESS.

TUESDAY...WINTER WEATHER TRAVEL SAFETY.

WEDNESDAY...SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS FOR SCHOOLS.

THURSDAY... WINTER WEATHER OUTLOOK AND EXPOSURE TO COLD AND WIND CHILL.

FRIDAY... OUTDOOR SAFETY DURING WINTER.

SATURDAY...SUMMARIZING WINTER WEATHER POINTS FOR THE WEEK.

WINTER WEATHER INFORMATION WILL BE ON NOAA RADIO BROADCASTS AND ON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEBSITES.

VISIT GETPREPARED.IN.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WINTER SAFETY.

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