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Winter weather preparedness tips and resources for Western Washington
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Take Winter By Storm: Winter and inclement weather preparedness tips, information and resources for Western Washington
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If this is an Emergency please dial 9-1-1

Prepare now in Seattle, King County and Western Washington

Are You Ready for Winter Weather? Take Winter by Storm by getting ready and staying ready. Use these tools to help you get prepared. Share them with those you love to help them get prepared, too.

Emergency preparedness checklistsEmergency Preparedness Checklists (Acrobat pdf)

Emergency contact card (English version)Emergency Contact Cards (Acrobat pdf)

Stay informed, look up what to do


Take Winter by Storm Partners

City of Seattle King County, Washington
Puget Sound Energy logoState Farm Insurance

Take Winter by Storm sponsors

City of Auburn, Washington

In-kind sponsors

American Preparedness Bartell Drugs logo - Washington's own drugstore Eddie Bauer logoMcLendon Hardware QFC logo - Quality Food Centers


Updated Nov. 19, 2010
To pass along errors or suggestions related to the Take Winter by Storm website, please contact Fred Bentler.

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Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

Snowy street with bus and cars Get ready for winter weather driving by packing necessary preparedness items for your vehicle or your transit travels listed on the Take Winter By Storm Checklist.

Pre-packaged preparedness kits
Pre-packaged preparedness kits are available through American Preparedness in a variety of sizes. Remember if you purchase a pre-packaged kit, add in necessary items relevant to your personal needs.


Take Winter by Storm is a regional campaign designed to help Western Washington citizens and businesses get prepared and stay safe before bad weather strikes. Take Winter by Storm is a collaborative effort between King County, the City of Seattle, Puget Sound Energy and State Farm, which represent Washington state’s largest county, city, energy utilities and the leading insurer of homes and automobiles.