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Winter Hazard Awareness Week

winter-hazard-awareness-week.jpgNovember 6-10, 2017


To help Minnesota residents minimize the risks of winter, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, in collaboration with the National Weather Service and other state, federal, and non-profit agencies, sponsors Winter Hazard Awareness Week each fall.  

The event includes a media campaign, website promotion 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.


COMING SOON: 2017 Winter Hazard Awareness Week Fact Sheet
NEW IN 2017: The National Weather Service is implementing changes to its winter weather messaging to better serve Minnesotans. Watch this short video for additional details.

Monday, November 6:  Winter Storms

Tuesday, November 7:  Outdoor Winter Safety

Wednesday, November 8:  Winter Fire Safety

Thursday, November 9:  Indoor Winter Safety

Friday, November 10:  Winter Driving