Winter Emergency Storm Tips

Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • If your power is out following a storm and you must cook food with Sterno or charcoal, remember to do so outside in a well-ventilated area
  • Cooking indoors with Sterno or charcoal will produce deadly carbon-monoxide fumes
Safety Kit

Prepare a safety kit before a storm hits to help your family if an emergency should occur. Include the following items:

  • Flashlights or battery powered lanterns
  • Medicine, first aid supplies and baby items
  • An emergency water supply in case power to your electric water pump is interrupted
  • Bottled drinking water, non-perishable food items, batteries and firewood
  • An emergency heating source

Tips on how to prepare for: