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In this guide, you will find plenty of useful tips, information and videos we have prepared especially for you to keep your family safe when winter weather threatens northeast Ohio.
We know times will become tough thanks to the Lake Erie snow machine and those big winter storms that often pay us a visit through early Spring, so we want you to be "Weather Ready."
When storms strike, tune to Channel 3 News throughout the day, watch our weather radar over-the-air on digital channel 3.3, log on to wkyc.com for iAlerts and follow us on Twitter @wkycweather and on Facebook at facebook.com/WKYC.Channel3.Weather
Know The Winter Weather Terms
PREPARING AT HOME OR WORK:
Remaining indoors protected from the elements is the safest place during a winter storm. The primary concern of indoor shelter is the potential loss of heat, power, telephone service and a shortage of supplies if the storm persists for more than a day. Keep the following available:
PREPARING YOUR VEHICLE:
About 70% of deaths during an ice or snow storm occur in a vehicle! If you wonder if you should attempt to travel, then don't! If you must travel, then allow extra time. Reduce your speed and do not attempt to make sudden turns or stops. Winterize the vehicle so it will be reliable. This includes a good set of tires. Other items necessary for the car or truck include:
PROTECTING YOUR PETS:
Don't forget the animals during a winter storm! Most animal deaths during a storm are caused by dehydration from frozen water.
WKYC has many ways for you to stay connected with us before, during and after the storm both on-air and on-line.
Channel 3 News is available on the following schedule every weekday:
Channel 3 News is available on the following schedule every Saturday:
Channel 3 News is available on the following schedule every Sunday:
Channel 3 will keep your #3Weather Ready throughout the winter season. Be sure to watch on-air and on-line for constant updates whenever winter weather threatens.