Homeland Security and Emergency Management

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Winter Hazard Awareness Week

winter-hazard-awareness-week.jpgNovember 9-13, 2020


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.


Monday, Nov. 9:  Winter Storms

Tuesday, Nov. 10:  Outdoor Winter Safety

Wednesday, Nov. 11:  Winter Fire Safety

Thursday, Nov. 12:  Indoor Winter Safety

Friday, Nov. 13:  Winter Driving