Winter Safety

❄ The Space Heater Safety Tips page will educate you on how to stay warm and safe this winter season.

❄ Check  511 Virginia the latest road conditions.

❄ Check the National Weather Forecast for the latest weather conditions.

Be prepared for the Cold Weather and Winter Storms. 

Prepare your home & vehicle for cold weather.

  • Do routine maintenance on your heating system and clean your chimneys
  • Maintain proper usage of space heaters.
  • Install and maintain your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

 Be prepared when spending time outdoors during the winter months:

  • Wear appropriate outdoor clothing: layers of light, warm clothing; mittens; hats; scarves; and waterproof boots.
  • Check the weather forecast.
  • Be aware of the wind chill factor.
  • Work carefully when doing outside chores.
  • Carry a cell phone and make sure it is fully charged.
  • Tell someone where you are going, when you plan to arrive at your destination and when you will be back.