The Salvation Army and American Red Cross have been getting things in place for the weather that has now arrived.
As the snow continues to fall and the winds pick up and the sun goes down, it is getting harder to see outside.
The residents were asked to leave their homes and go to the Kensett Community Center.
Residents began returning home Thursday afternoon after the town was evacuated in the morning.
Many places were offering a helping hand and a place to stay for those who were evacuated from their homes early today.
A boil advisory that had been in effect for the Hancock County community of Crystal Lake is being lifted.
Officials are allowing Northwood residents to return to their homes after a fire and citywide evacuation this morning.
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Travel officials are offering advice to drivers as the blizzard bears down.