Don#039;t be caught off guard

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 20, 2003

Call it an early thaw.

It's a nice change to have warmer weather. However, we can't assume that these balmy temperatures will last.

For the past few years, winters in southern Minnesota have been relatively mild and this year is really no different.

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But we can't let an assumption like that make us complacent, especially if cold weather returns. Having adequate emergency supplies in your vehicle only helps to make sure we aren't caught off guard in case Old Man Winter returns.