Winter Storm Safety Tips and Resources

Bonnie Johnson - Sunday, February 10, 2019
Winter Storm Safety Tips and Resources

From Ms. Courtney O’Keefe at the Snohomish County Sheriff’s office, here’s a handy recap of tips and resources to help us all get through the weather event.

As Snohomish County gears up for this latest winter storm, we wanted to provide you with some messaging, safety tips and resources that you can share with your communities. 

 

Check Commute Routes Before Traveling on Roadways

Report Power Outages to PUD

  • Report a power outage (or check to see when power will be restored) by calling the Snohomish County Public Utility District (PUD) at 425-783-1001 or online: reportoutage.snopud.com

Phone Numbers for Emergency Services

  • For emergencies where there is an immediate threat to life or property, call 911
  • All other emergencies, call 425-407-3999
  • For health and human services needs, including cold weather shelters, call 211

Safety Tips

  • Do not use smokers, charcoal grills or propane grills inside in any enclosed space, including your home, apartment or garage.
  • Plan to stay home and avoid driving if possible.
  • Make sure cell phones are fully charged before the storm arrives.
  • Check on elderly neighbors and those with special needs.
  • Provide warm shelter for pets.
  • Do not walk on frozen bodies of water. Only the surface layer is frozen and it is too thin to walk on.
  • Avoid sledding on or near public roadways.


Tags

Lynnwood Washington State University Everett Historic Theatre Bethany Nathan Senff Kla Ha Ya Days Gym Snohomish Marysville Getchell Gabe Maggio Glacier Peak Harry Potter Jacob Hilkin Highway 2 Trestle Mayor Cassie Franklin Everett Maury Eskenazi Popcorn in the Park Rotary of Port Gardner Marvel Funko Cascade Bicycle Club racing Paine Field Aviation Day Everett Police Department Marysville Fire Department Boating Season Everett Transit Navy Everett PD Recruitment Sky Valley Boating Team USA Snohomish County News Grand Opening Granite Falls Memorial Day Olympics fire Lineup Broadway Ellensburg rodeo Girls on the Run Snohomish country music Ana Perdomo Lakewood Compass Health Building Communities of Hope Rotary of Arlington ronald mcdonald house Dagmar's Marina Everett Community College Jet City Everett Library Snohomish County PUD Coastal Community Bank IPO Paine Field Legion Bluff DUI Show Silver Lake, Washington WW2 Nascar Flying Heritage Students Boeing Batman Casino Road Initiative Edmonds Skagit County News skagit Everett High School rodeo Weather Bayside Bikes USS Ralph Johnson polygraph Lowell Cassie Franklin Rotary of Port Pardner Marysville Archery KRKO Interview Arlington wildlife Tim Hunter Everett Fire Department Monroe Lake Stevens La Conner Everett News Arts JJ Harrison Leonard J. Martin USS Sampson Pioneer Place biking Habitat for Humanity Tankfest History Legion Park community Everett Metro Plan Jim Creek Beer and wine Darrington DC Kayla Lemmon USO ChildStrive Rucker band Stanwood Monte Cristo Everett Naval Base Elders Startup Paws With Cause soccer Legion Marysville Pilchuck Health Carl Gibson Senior Center Smoke alarms WSDOT Everett Jets FC auction Mount Vernon Ferndale

Archive