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WEATHER WARNING NBEMO

On Monday, January 26, 2015 11:35 AM

BLIZZARD WARNING - REPLACES WINTER STORM WARNING FOR:
ACADIAN PENINSULA
BATHURST AND CHALEUR REGION
FREDERICTON AND SOUTHERN YORK COUNTY
FUNDY NATIONAL PARK
GRAND LAKE AND QUEENS COUNTY
GRAND MANAN AND COASTAL CHARLOTTE COUNTY
KENT COUNTY
KOUCHIBOUGUAC NATIONAL PARK
MIRAMICHI AND AREA
MONCTON AND SOUTHEAST NEW BRUNSWICK
MOUNT CARLETON - RENOUS HIGHWAY
OROMOCTO AND SUNBURY COUNTY
SAINT JOHN AND COUNTY
ST. STEPHEN AND NORTHERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY
STANLEY - DOAKTOWN - BLACKVILLE AREA
SUSSEX - KENNEBECASIS VALLEY AND KINGS COUNTY
WOODSTOCK AND CARLETON COUNTY.

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==DISCUSSION==

BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WITH POOR VISIBILITY OCCASIONALLY NEAR ZERO IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED ON TUESDAY.

A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE U.S. SEABOARD TODAY WILL INTENSIFY INTO A LARGE STORM AS IT MOVES SLOWLY NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD THE MARITIMES TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY MORNING AND SPREAD NORTHEASTWARD DURING THE DAY. VERY STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS GUSTING TO 90 KM/H WITH POSSIBLE HIGHER GUSTS WILL GIVE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WITH NEAR-ZERO VISIBLITIES ON TUESDAY.
GENERAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 15 TO 30 CM ARE EXPECTED. OVER PARTS OF NOVA SCOTIA SNOW WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO ICE PELLETS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A VEHICLE DO NOT LEAVE. THE VEHICLE OFFERS A FORM OF PROTECTION FROM THE COLD. A SINGLE PERSON WALKING THROUGH THE SNOW IS HARDER TO FIND THAN A STRANDED CAR OR TRUCK. ENSURE THAT SHELTER IS PROVIDED FOR PETS AND OUTDOOR ANIMALS.

BLIZZARD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN WIDESPREAD REDUCED VISIBILITIES OF
400 METRES OR LESS ARE EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST 4 HOURS.

ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS WILL UPDATE ALERTS AS REQUIRED.
STAY UP TO DATE WITH WEATHERADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA. EMAIL REPORTS OF SEVERE WEATHER TO WEATHERASPC(AT)EC.GC.CA OR CALL 1-877-815-9900.
YOU MAY TWEET REPORTS USING THE HASHTAG (HASH)NBSTORM.

HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA/WARNINGS/INDEX(UNDERSCORE)E.HTML?PROV=NB


NBEMO Winter Tips

On Monday, January 5, 2015 1:30 PM

Folks, a few reminders or tips to share with everyone during the next few days…

Continue to be aware of extreme weather conditions by monitoring Media reports.

• Make sure you always have a well-stocked Winter Home Emergency Supply Kit that includes flashlights, portable radio, extra batteries, a first aid kit, bottled water, non-perishable food and a manual can opener.

• Minimize outside activities, particularly the elderly and very young. Also, consider your pets.

• Dress in several layers of loose-fitting, lightweight clothing, rather than a single layer of heavy clothing. Outer garments should be tightly woven and water repellent. Wear a hat, mittens and sturdy waterproof boots, protecting your extremities. Cover your mouth with a scarf to protect your lungs.

• Excessive exposure can lead to frostbite, which is damaging to body tissue that is frozen. Frostbite causes a loss of feeling and a pale appearance in extremities, such as fingers, toes, ear lobes or the tip of the nose. If symptoms are detected, seek medical help immediately.

• Hypothermia can occur in extreme cases. The warning signs are uncontrollable shivering, memory loss, disorientation, incoherence, slurred speech, drowsiness and apparent exhaustion. If the person’s temperature drops below 95 degrees, seek immediate medical care.

• Ensure you have sufficient heating fuel, as well as emergency heating equipment in case you lose electricity.

• When utilizing alternate heating sources, such as your fireplace, wood stove or space heater, take the necessary safety precautions. Keep a fire extinguisher handy; ensuring everyone knows how to use it properly. Test smoke alarms and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detectors.

• If you lose your heat, seal off unused rooms by stuffing towels in the cracks under the doors. At night, cover windows with extra blankets or sheets.

• Food provides the body with energy for producing its own heat.

• Be a good neighbor. Check with elderly or relatives and friends who may need additional assistance to ensure their safety.

• To keep pipes from freezing, wrap them in insulation or layers of newspapers, covering the newspapers with plastic to keep out moisture. Allow a trickle of warm water to run from a faucet that is farthest from your water meter or one that has frozen in the past. This will keep the water moving so that it cannot freeze. Learn how to shut off your water if a pipe bursts.

• If pipes freeze, remove insulation, completely open all faucets and pour hot water over the pipes or wrap them with towels soaked in hot water, starting where they are most exposed to the cold. A hand-held hair dryer, used with caution, also works well.

• Make sure your car is properly winterized. Keep the gas tank at least half-full. Carry a Winter Emergency Car Kit in the trunk including blankets, extra clothing, flashlight with spare batteries, a can and waterproof matches (to melt snow for drinking water), non-perishable foods, windshields scraper, shovel, sand, towrope and jumper cables.


Heritage Week Proclamation

PDF Heritage Week Proclamation (PDF - 1 MB)


Winter Heathing Tips (NBEMO.OFM)

Provincial Fire Marshal Doug Brown did some interviews recently with some really good information and I wanted to pass this on, perhaps you all could do the same.

http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/NB/ID/2646286700/

http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/NB/ID/2646261302/


Harvey Region Dial-a-Ride

Dial-a-Ride

Effective Oct 1st. 2014
We are now taking rides as they come to us. If you need a ride, fill in the form on this site and we will call you to book a home visit, review our policies and offer you a membership.

Members save on travel costs. Three trips to Fredericton, at our reduced fee, returns the membership cost.

http://harveyregiondialaride.weebly.com/


Employment Opportunity!

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing support in the home and community
  • Assistance with personal care
  • Assistance with activities in the community (volunteering, recreational activities, swimming, errands)
  • Encouraging independence
  • Respecting and encouraging the individuals’ interests and goals
  • Respecting privacy and maintaining confidentiality

Must be caring, outgoing, flexible, and understand the value of inclusion
Needs current (within past 3 months) Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector) and willing to complete Dept. of Social Development Prior Contact check.

Rate of pay: $12.00 /hour
Every Thursday evening, Tuesday at lunch to assist with recreation activity, occasional Saturdays and various week nights as needed.

Please send resume with 3 work-related references by responding to this post, or by fax 453-4422, Attention Tiffany


Harvey Community Days

August 6-9, 2015
harveycommunitydays.com


Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

From: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Jan. 29, 2013

Diamond Jubilee MedalDear Winston Gamblin:

It is my pleasure to inform you that the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has selected you to receive a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in honour of the contributions you have made to your community and to all of Canada. Your medal has been sent to you directly from the Governor General of Canada and should arrive soon.

Your peers in local government across the country admire your accomplishments as a community leader, and congratulate you on earning this prestigious award.

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