Winter Hazard Awareness Week is Nov. 6-10
Nov. 6-10 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. 14: Winter Storms
In 2017, the National Weather Service is implementing changes to its winter weather messaging. Learn more in this video.
- Tuesday, Nov. 15: Outdoor Winter Safety
- Wednesday, Nov. 16: Winter Fire Safety
- Thursday, Nov. 17: Indoor Winter Safety
- Friday, Nov. 18: Winter Driving
Winter Hazard Awareness Week is also a good time to check your emergency kits and smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Winter Hazard Awareness Week billboard
The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office has also partnered with Emergency Management & Homeland Security to launch a billboard PSA drawing attention to winter weather preparedness. The billboard is featured at 13 locations throughout the county during Nov. 6-12.
Thank you to Clear Channel Outdoor for their generous support of this public safety campaign.