With freezing temperatures, black ice and possibly even some snow coming to the Lawrenceville area, Gwinnett Fire is offering these tips to keep you safe.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Pets get cold just like we do. Here are ways to help keep them warm during the cold days and nights
If it were up to me, all dogs and cats would live inside the house and have their own warm beds full of blankets to snuggle up in when it gets too cold outside. I know that this is not possible, so if you have to keep your pet outdoors, they must be protected from the cold weather. Luckily here in Georgia, we don't have extreme cold temperatures too often but when we do, we should know how to keep our pets comfy. Many people believe that because pets have fur, that they cannot become hypothermic or get frost bite, but this is definitely not true. The normal body temperature for dogs and cats is 99.5-102.5 degrees farenheit and when their body temp drops way below this, hypothermia is possible. In my opinion, when temperatures reach …
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Lawrenceville residents are at it again as they prepare for more wintry weather.
An isolated 6 inches of snow is projected to fall in North Georgia between Sunday evening and Monday evening according to wsbtv.com. Freezing rain and snow creates situations that heed for caution: Lawrenceville residents seek preparation. “They ran out of salt mix and plastic snow shovels, so we had to get this shovel”(she pointed to the metal shovel in her shopping cart) and sand…salt is bad for your driveway…it cracks it. I’m from Michigan, so I know about the snow” said, Jill (she requested that her last name not be used), a resident of Lawrenceville who was with her husband Ernest at the Home Depot on Lawrenceville-Suwanne road in Lawrenceville Saturday afternoon. “I’m not concerned really about the roads. I went to Walmart and …