It is that time of year again and winter weather preparedness is vital to the safety and well-being of you and your family. Please be advised of the current and upcoming winter storms that could create hazardous road conditions, power outages, frozen pipes, flooding, mud and rock slides, and other unplanned weather related events. The following links and videos can be used to assist with how one should prepare for a severe winter storm for both the home and the road.
PLEASE READ:"Preparing for the Wet Weather, High Winds and Power Outages"
PREPARE AT HOME
Winter Storm Safety Checklist
Flood Safety Checklist
Power Outage Checklist
PREPARE YOUR VEHICLE
Below is a listing of the essential emergency travel supplies that every driver should consider having in their vehicle(s) through the winter season. These suggestions were obtained from NOAA and the CDC websites. Other helpful resources include the National Weather Service and Red Cross.