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With winter weather approaching the Ellis County Sheriff's Office would like to remind everyone to allow extra time and caution when traveling. Every year we work numerous weather related accidents especially within the first few hours of incoming snow/ice. We've tried to put a comprehensive "Snow Day" link list together to help our community brave the incoming elements.
Be safe and enjoy!
15 Movies Perfect To Watch On A Snow Day
19 Page-Turners To Enjoy While Snowed In
36 Snow Day Activities and Ideas for Your Kids
40 Snow Day Boredom Busters for Kids
AAA Winter Driving Tips
ASPCA Cold Weather Safety Tips for your Pets
Chili and cinnamon rolls. Is this a Kansas thing?
Ellis County Hotels
Ellis County Kansas Fire & Emergency Management - Facebook Page
WDAF-TV FOX 4 (Kansas City) - Bad weather closings
Hays Post - Cancellations and Delays
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe
How to Install Snow Chains
How to make Beef and Bean Chili
How to make a Winter Survival Kit
How to make the worlds best snowballs (Sorry, not the ones from Cerv's)
Kansas Highway Patrol - Winter Driving Tips
How to Prepare Your Office for Bad Weather
KAKE News (Wichita, KS) - Closings & Delays
KDOT Kansas Road Conditions
KRSL Russell Radio - Closings & Cancellations
KSN-TV (Wichita, KS) Closings & Delays
KWCH (Wichita, KS) - Weather - Closings
KMBC News (Kansas City) - Closings & Delays
National Weather Service - Winter Storm Safety Tips and Resources
NWS radar image from Dodge City, KS
Ready.gov - Snowstorms & Extreme Cold
Red Cross Winter Storm Preparedness
Safety Tips Sledding
Snow Forts; A Hidden Winter Hazard
Snow Shoveling Safety Tips
Snow Sledding Tips to Avoid Landing in the E.R.
Ellis County - Weather Channel Forecast
Tips to help cattle cope with cold weather
USD 489 Hays, Kansas – School Cancellations
WIBW News Now (Topeka, KS) - Closings, Cancellations & Delays