Winter storms can bring snow, sleet, ice, freezing rain and high winds across our region. Winter storms create a higher risk of car accidents, hypothermia, frostbite, carbon monoxide poisoning, and heart attacks from overexertion.
A winter storm can:
- Last a few hours or several days.
- Cut off heat, power, and communication services.
- Put older adults, children, sick individuals, and pets at greater risk.