Winter Hazard Awareness

November 4th through November 10th, 2018 is national Winter Hazards Awareness Week

To help Rochester City residents and businesses minimize the risks of winter hazards, the Rochester Fire Department Emergency Planning and Preparedness Section, in collaboration with the National Weather Service and other County, State, Federal, and non-profit agencies, are sponsoring Winter Hazard Awareness Week each Fall.

The event includes a website promotion on and social media posts. The week-long effort provides specific information each day that can be used in conjunction with school, church, or civic programs.​​​​​​​​

Winter Weather Awareness Week Schedule (2018)

Sunday, November 4 ​​​Summary Report from Winter 2017 and 2018
​Monday, November 5 Cold Weather and Hypothermia​​​
​Tuesday, November 6 Winter Weather Safety Tips for Home and Car​​​
​Wednesday, November 7 Winter Survival Kits​​
​Thursday, November 8 Preparing your Home for Winter Emergencies
​​​Friday, November 9 How Snow and Cold May Affect Your Health​
​Saturday, November 10 Understanding Winter Weather Terms

Additional Winter Weather Preparedness information package