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  • STAY INDOORS during the storm.
  • WALK CAREFULLY on snowy, icy walkways.
  • KEEP DRY. Change wet clothing frequently to prevent a loss of body heat.
  • BE AWARE of the symptoms of medical cold emergencies. See “MEDICAL EMERGENCY” section of this guide for information on first aid during cold emergencies.
  • If outdoors, PREVENT medical cold emergencies by wearing warm, loose- fitting, lightweight clothing in several layers.
  • MINIMIZE TRAVEL. Drive only if it is absolutely necessary. Travel in the day; don’t travel alone; keep others informed of your schedule; stay on main roads and avoid back road shortcuts. Let someone know travel destination, travel route, and expected time of arrival at travel destination.