TORNADOS

Plan ahead. Be sure everyone in your household knows where to go and what to do in case of a tornado warning.

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STORM DAMAGE

The May 2011 storm struck Battle Creek about 4:30 p.m., tipping hundreds of trees and damaging several buildings.

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WINTER STORMS

Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to a blizzard with blinding, wind-driven snow that lasts for several days.
Many winter storms are accompanied by dangerously low temperatures and sometimes by strong winds, icing, sleet and freezing rain.

 

ICE STORMS

Ice storms are caused by freezing rain. The raindrops move into a thin layer of below-freezing air right near the surface of the earth, allowing them to freeze on contact to the ground, trees, cars and other objects.

 

WINTER DRIVING

Seasonal dangers, including snow and ice on roads, and reduced visibility from winter precipitation, make it important for drivers to prepare and focus to prevent accidents.

 

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What to Report and Not Report to the NWS 18 March 2017 Written by Administrator Hits: 1368
Windchill Chart 14 December 2016 Written by Administrator Hits: 1362
Windchill Terms and Definitions 14 December 2016 Written by Administrator Hits: 911
Driving in Snow and Ice 03 February 2016 Written by Administrator Hits: 1439
Frostbite Awareness Tips from the National Weather Service 29 January 2016 Written by Administrator Hits: 1920
Ever wonder what "black ice" is? 29 January 2016 Written by Administrator Hits: 1645
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