TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- With the threat of a second storm looming upon the state of Kansas. The Adjutant General's Department has said the State Emergency Operations Center will be activated Sunday afternoon and continue on a 24 hour basis until further notice.
State officials urge kansans to prepare now for this new storm by restocking home and vehicle emergency kits with food, water, medicine, flashlights, blankets and other essentials.
Governor Sam Brownback issued this cautionary statement saying,“Keep an eye on this storm system which has the potential to be more difficult than the last one because of strong winds, ice, and heavy snow accumulation. Staying off the roads not only keeps you safe, but it also helps road crews do their jobs and allows emergency responders to get to their destination safer "
Additional information on winter driving safety tips is available at kansashighwaypatrol.org.