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Winter Safety Information
Winter Weather Terms
Preparedness for Schools
Ice & Snow, Take It Slow
Winter Safety Tips For The Home
Winter Safety Tips For For The Vehicle
Winter Safety Tips For Fire Safety
Winter Health & Safety Tips
Snow Emergency Classifications
Wind Chill Index
Flood Information and Safety Tips
Flood Insurance Information
Turn Around Don’t Drown®
Carbon Monoxide Information & Safety
Portable Generator Info
Snowstorms and extreme cold are attributed to winter seasons in the Midwest. Winter storms and icy conditions can create a higher risk of car accidents, hypothermia, frostbite, and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Winter storms can create blizzard conditions, freezing rain, snow, ice, extreme cold, and high winds. A severe winter storm can last for several days, can cut off heat, and cause prolonged power outages.
Know what to do BEFORE winter weather threatens. Ohio’s Winter Safety Awareness Week, generally held the third week of November, is the perfect time to ensure your homes and vehicles are prepped and conditioned before the winter season.
Know what to do DURING a winter storm.