Taking preventive action is your best defense against having to deal with extreme cold-weather conditions. By preparing your home, car and family in advance for emergencies, and by observing safety precautions, you can reduce the risk of weather-related problems.
The city of Aurora's Office of Emergency Management has prepared a WinterWise guide to help your household prepare for and respond to winter weather conditions. WinterWise provides details on what to include in an emergency kit, how to prepare your home and vehicle for the winter, how to keep your family and pets safe in extreme cold-weather conditions, and where to seek additional resources.
The WinterWise guide can be viewed online, or downloaded as a PDF.