Cold temperatures can cause serious health problems or turn fatal if you stay exposed for 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. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Snowstorms & 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 extreme cold. Like what to do if you’re stranded in a car. You can also learn how to find a shelter if you lose power or heat and have no way to stay warm overnight. (Ready.gov)
Winter Weather Safety
Read about the coming winter weather outlook, get forecasts and warnings, and learn about 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 for a winter storm and get tips on how to stay safe during a storm. You can also learn about carbon monoxide, frostbite, and hypothermia hazards. (American Red Cross)