LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed the week of Nov. 8-14 as Winter Hazards Awareness Week.
It may not feel like, but winter weather is just around the corner. During this time, the Michigan State Police are encouraging residents to prepare for the upcoming winter season.
Winter is on its way. Now is the time to get prepared. Avoid major hazards by weatherproofing your home. Insulate walls, caulk doors and windows, clear rain gutters, and repair roof leaks. Be #MIREADY #WinterHazardsWeek #PrepareNow pic.twitter.com/DH9pLHlVzd— MichEMHS (@MichEMHS) November 8, 2020
“Michiganders are no strangers to winter weather,” the governor said. “I’ve proclaimed this week as Michigan’s Winter Hazards Awareness Week to remind everyone to take a few steps to prepare for winter and ensure you and your family are ready for winter weather.”
Click here for tips on how to prepare your home and vehicle for winter.