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Winter Storms

Winter storms are among nature’s most impressive weather spectacles. Their combination of heavy snow, freezing rain, and high winds can totally disrupt modern civilization: closing down airports and roads, creating power outages, and downing telephone lines.

American Red Cross:
Are You Ready for a Winter Storm?

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Winter Weather

FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency:
Winterstorm and Extreme Cold Fact Sheet for Kids

America’s PrepareAthon!
How to Prepare for a Winter Storm
Also available in
Chinese
Spanish

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:
Winter Storms – The Deceptive Killers

FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency:
Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

American Red Cross:
Winter Storm Safety Checklist
Also available in
Arabic
Chinese
French
Haitian
Korean
Spanish
Tagalog and
Vietnamese.

Emergency Survival Program:
Cold Weather