Cold temperatures can cause serious health problems or be fatal if you’re exposed too long. These resources can help you learn how to stay safe and respond to a winter storm or extreme cold.
Learn how to deal with extreme cold and its health hazards. Get winter weather checklists and learn how to prepare your home and car for winter emergencies. You can also learn what to do during and after a winter storm. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Snow Storms & Extreme Cold
Learn the terms for winter weather conditions and how you can plan for a storm. Learn what you should do during a winter storm or in extreme cold, like if you’re stranded in a car. You can also learn how to find a shelter if you lose power or heat and don’t have any way to stay warm in your home overnight. (Ready.gov)
Winter Weather Safety
Find out about the coming winter weather outlook, get forecasts and warnings, and winter storm preparedness. There’s also a link to help you find weather awareness safety events in your state. (National Weather Service)
Winter Storm Preparedness
Learn how to prepare before a winter storm, like how to make a supply kit. You can also get tips on how to stay safe during a storm, and about carbon monoxide, frostbite, and hypothermia hazards. (American Red Cross)