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Adams County EMA Holding a Storm Spotters Meeting Tonight

John Simon, director of Adams County Emergency Management Agency, is looking for volunteers to help with storm spotting. When severe weather threatens the county, the agency deploys volunteer storm spotters to coordinated locations to provide essential feedback to the county’s emergency operation center (EOC). This information facilitates early warning to the public.

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Jeff Swensen, Getty Images

Please Punxsutawney Phil, Don’t See Your Shadow!

Are you ready for winter to end? I bet you are just like me. With single digits for morning lows and wind chills below zero, it is time for it all to come to an end.

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Mark Wilson, Getty Images

Spring Officially Arrives on March 20

OK, are you already tired of winter? Coming off of a winter "Vortex", where the temperatures were at all time lows and several more inches of snow to go with it, have made people wish winter was over

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Top Ten Things For Drivers to Do in Freezing, Snowy Weather

It continues to amaze me how some people drive in the weather we are experiencing. So, as a result of my observations, here is my top ten list of things people need to do and know to be safe while driving

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Fox Photos, Getty Images

‘Peephole’ Drivers Are Gonna Kill Somebody

I always sit in amazement as I watch people negotiate a vehicle around a street corner in snowy conditions with just a peephole to look through. Plus, usually, their lights are covered with snow as well.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

If You Are Going to Fall and Get Hurt, Do It on a Clean Sidewalk

I was trying to walk on an icy sidewalk of a local restaurant yesterday and I wondered why wouldn't they clean off the sidewalk better than they did for their customers? As an owner you sure wouldn't want a customer to slip on their property. With that said, I ask again why wouldn't the owner clean off the sidewalk better?  If you asked the same question you might be surprised by the answer.  

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Spencer Platt Getty Images

Road Condition Hotlines & Websites Available in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa

With winter weather bearing down on us, travelers will be under the gun to navigate safely. With that in mind, here are the important numbers and sites you may want to check for road conditions in the Tri-State area. 

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David Cannon, Getty Images

Only 7 More Snowfalls Left

There is an old adage that says that whatever date the first measurable snowfall comes is how many measurable snowfalls we will get this winter. So if you hated seeing the snow yesterday there is a silver lining to it in that we should only have seven more snowfalls to go if that old saying is correct.  

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Sean Gallop, Getty Images

Make Sure You Are Prepared Now for Driving This Winter

Earlier this week the temperature was around 60 degrees, and now we are looking at a low in the single digits tonight. That's the Midwest for you. If you don't like the weather stick around and it will change. Well, the skies might  change and we may even see snow, but it looks like the below freezing temperatures are here to stay for at least a week.

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Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Old Wive’s Tales About Our Winter Ahead

Now that summer is over and fall is officially here I thought it just might be time to review some of the old wive's tales of the many signs of fall and just what they mean. Most deal with just what kind of winter we are going to experience in the months ahead.  So here are some of these wive's tales.

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