Preparedness Notes for Monday — January 2, 2023
On January 2, 1999, major snowstorm struck the Midwestern U.S., leaving 14 inches of snow in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and 19 inches in Chicago, Illinois, where temperatures plunged to -13 °F (-25 °C); 68 deaths were reported. On this day in 1936, the first night vision electron tube was revealed in St. Louis, Missouri. And January 2nd, 1776 is also the anniversary of the first revolutionary flag to be displayed in the American English colonies. — Today’s feature article is a product review written by SurvivalBlog Field Gear Editor Thomas Christianson.