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Kendall County Sheriff's Office Offers Tips for Coming Snow Storm

Nov 20, 2015 04:30PM ● Published by Steven Jack

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office and Kendall County Emergency Management Agency would like to remind citizens that current weather forecasts for the area are calling for a strong storm system expected to spread moderate to heavy snow across the area tonight into Saturday.

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office and other local emergency services are prepared for the
upcoming weather and ready to serve the community. If you must travel, please make the following preparations:
  • Make sure your vehicle is full of gas prior to departure.
  • Make sure your cellular phone is charged and you have a charger.
  • Pack a winter weather kit containing: Blankets or sleeping bags, flashlight with extra batteries, first aid kit, food, water, extra clothing, shovel, tool kit, battery booster cables, compass, road maps, and sand or cat litter for traction.
  • Make sure a family member or trusted friend knows where you are going, and the route you plan on taking. Advise them when you are leaving, and when you plan on returning.
There are several locations throughout Kendall County where citizens can go if they need to get out of the elements in a hurry. Click below to view these locations: http://www.co.kendall.il.us/wp-content/uploads/warming_centers.pdf

In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1. The non-emergency phone number for the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office is (630 )553-5856. 

PROVIDED BY THE KENDALL COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
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