Prepare For Winter

Prepare for Winter

Brrr! Colder temperatures are settling in, which means winter is on its way. Before winter weather comes calling, talk with your family about how to stay safe and take action now to get ready. Planning and preparing can help you manage the impact of severe winter weather or other unexpected emergencies. 

To learn more about preparing for winter weather, watch a brief video to learn "What To Do When the Sky Turns Gray." 

The helpful guide, "How to Prepare for a Winter Storm" from America’s Prepare-A-Thon!, outlines steps you can take now to better handle winter's unexpected turns.
Learn where Warming Centers are located in the area.  
The Village's Snow and Ice Procedures explains which roads the Village is responsible for plowing and salting and reviews how Public Works priorities these activities during winter storms. 

This brief video reviews Helpful Tips for Snow and Ice Removal, while protecting our waterways from harmful salt.
Responding to Com Ed Power Outages   - Review what to do if you experience a power outage.  

Register for CodeRED Community and Weather Warning Notifications - Register to receive automated notifications about severe weather and community alerts.

Register for Smart 911, create a profile that emergency responders can review should they need to respond to an emergency call from you to better prepare them to help with your situation. 
The Lisle Police Department presents these helpful Holiday Crime Prevention Tips  to help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable holiday season.

Plan for your pets!  Access a wealth of information to keep your furry friends safe during extreme weather and other emergencies by visiting FEMA's website. 

As frozen ground does not absorb melting snow, winter flooding is a possibility in Lisle.  Learn how to protect your home from flooding, how to stay safe before/during/after a flood, monitor current water levels in the East Branch of the DuPage River and St. Joseph Creek and more by visiting the Floodplain Management portion of this website.