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Winter weather: take steps to be warned

Make sure you and your family have what you need to be notified and ready in case of an emergency. Remember, strong weather can strike at any time.

winter weather phobias

Winter weather phobias

New research suggests that some people may have a distinct phobia to severe weather – including winter storms.

November 18, 2015 sky

Photos: November sky

Viewers sent in striking images of the Nov. 18 evening sky that wowed throughout northeast Indiana.

A man walks past nearly buried shopping carts at the Kings Soopers in Monument, Colo., on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. A powerful wintery storm blasted parts of Colorado.  (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP)

Winter storm shuts down stretches of Colorado highways

Much of Interstate 70, Colorado’s main east-west highway, was closed because of blizzard conditions on the state’s Eastern Plains as well as in northwest Kansas, where up to 15 inches of snow and heavy winds are in the forecast.

This NOAA satellite image taken Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at 01:00 AM EDT shows a storm developing over the Pacific Northwest that is loaded with moisture. This is creating areas of heavy rain and mountain snow. Its associated cold front is moving westward into California. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP)

Western US hit with blast of winter-like weather

A wintry blast of air brought blizzard-like conditions Monday to parts of the West after whipping up a damaging tornado in Central California and buffeting the Los Angeles area with gusts topping 70 mph, forecasters said.

FILE- A 1959 file photo shows the Great Lakes freighter Edmund Fitzgerald, which disappeared Nov. 10, 1975, in a storm on Lake Superior. The Great Lakes have claimed some 6,000 ships since European explorers began navigating the waters in the 1600s, but few have captured the public’s imagination as has the Edmund Fitzgerald. (AP Photo, File)

40 years ago Tuesday, Edmund Fitzgerald sinks

The Great Lakes have claimed thousands of ships since European explorers began navigating the waters in the 1600s, but few have captured the public’s imagination as has the Edmund Fitzgerald.

A photo of a plow in a car's mirror.

Tips for driving in winter weather

Do you know the distance drivers should be from snow plows or at what temperature salt is most effective on streets? INDOT has the answers, as well as some info on what should be in your vehicle’s emergency supply kit.

In this Aug. 23, 2015, photo, the Los Angeles Aqueduct has reduced water flow near the eastern Sierra town of Olancha, Calif., after the aqueduct was partially dammed upstream of this area this summer. On Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, because of the ongoing drought, water was again flowing south in greater quantities as workers removed the earthen dam that had diverted runoff to the parched Owens Valley. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)

LA Aqueduct flows after dam built for drought is dismantled

Water in the aqueduct that helped fuel Los Angeles’ growth was flowing toward the city Wednesday for the first time in six months after workers removed an earthen and concrete dam that had diverted runoff to the parched Owens Valley.