Winter Emergency Preparedness

The middle of a major snow or ice storm is not the time to prepare for it.  Preparing for the possibility of a snow storm during the Fall months will pay off when the snowflakes from that first big snowstorm are beginning to fall.  Please check out the resources listed below.


What you should know about Winter Weather

  • Know what to do before, during, and after a winter storm.
  • Listen to local officials.
  • Have emergency supplies in place at home, at work, and in the car.
  • Stay off the road during and after a winter storm.
  • Have a carbon monoxide alarm in place, especially if using alternative heating devices.
  • Use safe heating devices.



Winter Weather Safety Tool Kit

Know the Facts: Winter Storms & Extreme Cold

Preventing Hypothermia & Frostbite

Staying Safe During & After a Winter Storm

Preparing for a Winter Storm