Winter Weather 2018

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for life threatening
emergencies only

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Call 211

for shelter information
or other non-emergency assistance
NC 211    888-892-1162

Winter Safety Tips

• Keep enough non-perishable food in your home for 3 days. 

• Keep fresh batteries on hand for weather radios and flashlights. 

• Dress warmly. Wear multiple layers of thin clothing instead of a single layer of thick clothing.

• Properly vent kerosene heaters and keep any electric generators outside and away from open windows or doors to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Never burn charcoal or operate grills indoors. 

• Monitor changing forecasts and weather conditions closely. 

• Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle. Include scraper, jumper cables, tow chain, sand/salt, blankets, flashlight, first aid kit and road map.

•  Make an emergency supply kit for your pet, which includes enough canned/dry food and water for 3 - 7 days. 

• Bring pets and livestock inside or to a sheltered location with food and water.