Ready for winter? It’s here! Here are some helpful tips from the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM). Get helpful information from the following sources:
El Paso County and the City of Colorado Springs will share weekly winter safety tips and resources on their Twitter and Facebook feeds on behalf of the PPROEM.
City of Colorado Springs
El Paso County
The City’s Winter Weather Hub helps residents prepare to weather the winter storms at: www.ColoradoSprings.gov/WinterWeather. This webpage provides information about preparing the home/vehicle for winter, snow plow routes and maps, and what to do before, during and after a winter storm.
Residents may also visit El Paso County’s neighborhood preparedness webpage that includes their winter weather preparedness guide at https://publicworks.elpasoco.com/office-emergency-management/ready-resilient-neighborhoods/.
New arrivals to El Paso County should visit www.weather.gov/safety/winter to become familiar with the National Weather Service watch and warning definitions as well as winter safety procedures.