Winter Weather Tips

Winter Weather Safety Tips

1. Disaster Supply Kit

                – Warm blankets

                – Mittens/gloves, warm coats, water-resistant boots, hats

                – Canned food and can opener

                – Bottled water

                – Battery-powered flashlight and radio, with extra batteries

                – First Aid kit

                – Prescription drugs and other medical supplies (if needed)

 

2. Winterize your car before winter

                – Keep small disaster supply kit in car, including a shovel if space allows

                – Keep gas tank at least half full

 

3. Don’t forget about your pets

                – Bring them indoors or provide warm shelter outdoors

                – Have food in disaster supply kit for them

 

4.  Take your time

                – Give yourself enough time to drive in the snow and ice safely

                – Slow down if it is icy

 

 

 

For More Information Check out the Following Links: 

Frostbite and Hypothermia Information:

http://www.redcross.org/www-files/Documents/Preparing/Frostbite_and_Hypothermia.pdf

 

Purchase Emergency Preparedness Kits/First Aid Kits:

http://www.redcrossstore.org/

 

Fox Cities/Green Bay WI Local News Stations Weather Links:

http://www.wbay.com/Global/category.asp?C=765&nav=menu24_3 – Action 2 News (WBAY)

http://www.fox11online.com/subindex/weather – Fox 11 News (WLUK)

 

National Weather Links:

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/ – National Weather Service

http://www.fema.gov/ – FEMA

http://www.weather.com/ – The Weather Channel

 

 

 

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