Before a winter storm arrives, plan ahead, so you can comfortably and safely carry on during the winter season.
Colder temperatures demand a lot of your vehicle so it’s important to prepare for the winter season. Visit a qualified technician to ensure your vehicle is in good working condition. Prepare a small, portable Grab-and-Go Kit (PDF) to keep in your vehicle to help you in the case of an emergency.
The most common occurrence during a rain/wind storm is often extended periods of power outage mainly due to trees and other plant debris impacting power lines. Visit our Power Outages Preparedness Information page to learn more about how you can prepare.
Winter storms can create personal safety issues if you are not prepared. Following weather forecasts and paying attention to personal emergency preparedness will reduce any possible impacts to your family and your property.
There are also a number of precautions you can take which will help to comfortably get through the winter season safely:
Please check out the information on our Winter Wise Program webpage to help you learn about the City’s operations during winter storm events and other winter preparedness tips as well as your responsibilities and how to be prepared for any emergency.