Winter Weather Prep

Being #WinterReady means understanding winter risks you face and taking steps now to prepare. This page will be updated throughout the winter to add more resources and information.

Why should you be #WinterReady?

  • Sixty-three percent of temperature-related deaths are attributable to cold exposure.
  • Home heating is the second leading cause of home fires, and winter is when most home fires happen. 
  • When driving, increase your following distance from 3-4 seconds to 5-6 seconds. It takes longer to slow down and stop on icy roads.

Click here for more tips to stay safe and warm.