Safety Tips for Winter Storms


When winter storms approach, residents should be prepared.  If possible you should keep on hand food and other supplies, so that you and your family will safely get through a winter snow or ice storm. 

  • Keep canned foods on hand as well as bottled water.
  • Keep batteries and flashlights on hand.
  • Candles
  • Matches
  • Blankets
  • Radio
  • Medicines
  • Weather Alert Radio


If traveling, carry boots, snow pants, and a warm coat in your vehicle, along with a shovel and battery jumper cables.  Check you cars fluid levels before traveling on a long trip.  Drivers should also be alert for changing driving conditions and should allow for extra driving time when traveling.