Winter Hazard Awareness Week is Nov. 5-9
Nov. 5-9 is Winter Hazard Awareness Week in Minnesota.
Ramsey County Emergency Management & Homeland Security, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, is preparing for the upcoming winter season and sharing important safety and awareness tips. Each day of Winter Hazard Awareness Week is devoted to a specific topic:
- Monday, Nov. 5: Winter Storms
In 2017, the National Weather Service implementied changes to its winter weather messaging. Learn more in this video.
- Tuesday, Nov. 6: Outdoor Winter Safety
- Wednesday, Nov. 7: Winter Fire Safety
- Thursday, Nov. 8: Indoor Winter Safety
- Friday, Nov. 9: Winter Driving
Winter Hazard Awareness Week is also a good time to check your emergency kits and smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.