With the holiday weekend rapidly approaching, the weather forecast for the weekend demands some additional attention. Bitter cold temperatures are expected, with below zero wind chill readings expected this Friday through mid-day Sunday.
BeReadyLexington.com has a series of reminders of what to do and how to prepare for extreme cold, holiday travel, and final household checks so you’ll have happy holidays. We’ll also pass along updates from the National Weather Service on forecast changes.
Here are some specifics on preparing for extreme cold:
- General Extreme Cold Preparedness – https://www.bereadylexington.com/extreme-cold/
- Winter Driving Challenges: https://www.bereadylexington.com/be-ready-for-winter-driving-challenges/
- What to expect if you’re traveling during the holidays: https://www.bereadylexington.com/expect-increased-traffic-and-travelers-this-holiday-weekend/
- Prevent frozen pipes: https://www.bereadylexington.com/prepare-now-to-keep-household-water-pipes-from-freezing/
- Be Ready for Power Outages: https://www.bereadylexington.com/be-ready-for-power-outages/
- Special Care for Pets during Extreme Cold: https://www.bereadylexington.com/pets-need-special-care-during-winter-weather/
- Space Heater Safety: https://www.bereadylexington.com/space-heater-safety/
- Lexington’s Office of Homeless Prevention Winter Weather Plan Status: https://www.bereadylexington.com/homeless_ewwp_1216/
Preparedness information is also available via the Lexington Emergency Management Facebook page: @LexingtonKYEM, the Division of Emergency Management Twitter account: @Lexkyem and its Instagram account: @Lexkyem
Contact: John Bobel