Winter Weather Safety

 

Winter Storm Emergency Kit - This visual guide, and the article that accompanies it, outlines how to prepare for one of winter’s most common problems: power outages. A winter storm kit can keep your family safe and warm and keep an inconvenience from turning into a true emergency.  

 

Home Winterization Checklist - Many people think of home weatherization as a complicated, expensive task. In actuality, just taking the easy, DIY steps outlined in this visual guide will keep your home protected from the weather and probably save you some money on your electric bills as well.

 

What’s Your Winter Weather Scenario? - Whether you’re expecting freezing temperatures, winter weather, or strong winds, this flow chart helps you figure out what damage your home might suffer -- and what steps you can take to prevent it.

 

Winter Weather Flood Risks - Most people don’t think of floods as a winter emergency, but melting snow and frozen soil can easily cause the water to rise outside and inside your home. Follow the tips in this graphic to reduce your chances of experiencing a disaster.

 

Winter Car Emergency Kit Checklist - From hazardous driving conditions to freezing temperatures, winter is a tough time of year for drivers and their vehicles. This printable checklist tells you what to pack in your trunk so you’ll be prepared for car trouble, an accident, or any other emergency.