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Top 10 Tips to Brace for Tomorrow’s Blizzard

Posted on March 13, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How to prepare for Winter Storm Stella

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Worried how to brace for tomorrow’s blizzard when 30 MPH winds are predicted to dump a foot and a half of snow?

Already named the biggest storm of the season, Winter Storm Stella is expected to sweep through our New York region tonight.

Now is the time to prepare!

Catholic Charities crisis experts help individuals and families plan long-term solutions to immediate problems 

Check out our top 10 tips:

 

1. Stock up on food and water

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2. Prepare an emergency medicine bag

3. Make a Family Communications Plan in case you’re not together when disaster strikes

4. Pull together sweaters, coats, blankets, flashlights & batteries

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5. If you live in a house, load up on rock salt, sand, snow shovels & heating oil

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6. Minimize travel. If travel is necessary, keep a disaster supply kit in your vehicle.

7. Bring pets inside

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8. Stay indoors

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9. Call homebound neighbors to see if they need help

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10. Watch out for those in need: Call 311 or 211 for help if you see someone homeless in the storm

Help us help others as together we brace for Winter Storm Stella.