Winter Weather

  1. At Home & Work
  2. In Vehicles
  3. On the Farm / Pets

Primary concerns are loss of heat, power and telephone service and a shortage of supplies if storm conditions continue for more than a day.

Things to Have

  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Battery powered National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather radio and portable radio to receive emergency information
  • Extra food and water. Have high energy food such as dried fruit, nuts and granola bars and food requiring no cooking or refrigeration
  • Extra medicine and baby items
  • First aid supplies
  • Heating fuel
  • Emergency heat source: fireplace, wood stove, space heater
  • Use properly to prevent a fire
  • Ventilate properly
  • Fire extinguisher, smoke alarm
  • Make sure pets have plenty of food, water, and shelter