Get Winter Weather Ready!

Winter officially begins on December 21, but we’ve already caught a small glimpse of what an impact winter weather can have on our daily activities. Winter storms and cold weather can be dangerous, but proper preparations can leave you 10 steps ahead of any extreme weather. Here’s a few tips on how to get winter ready, and beat the cold this season!

  • Keep your home winter proof by installing¬†weather stripping, insulation, and storm windows.
  • Layer up! Wear thicker, long sleeved clothing; along with scarves, hats, and gloves.
  • Keep children cozy and properly dressed for cold conditions.
  • Keep your mobile devices charged.
  • Have a backup electrical source in the case of a power outage.
  • Don’t forget the pets! Bring them inside and keep them cozy through the cold months.

For more information on winter safety, visit: www.ready.ga.gov/



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