Cold Weather Preparedness

Taylor County has identified 5 sites throughout the county where residents can go during extremely cold temperatures. Please [click here] to view the sites, addresses, and hours. Please note that there may be times warming locations may be closed due to extreme weather. We recommend calling ahead or checking social media pages in advance to ensure the location will be open.

Ready.gov has many resources for different types of emergencies that may occur. Winter is inevitable in Wisconsin, so individuals should be prepared for a winter storm. Always keep a full tank of gas, have your cell phone charges, and keep an emergency supply kit in your vehicles!

Items to include in an emergency supply kit:

  • Jumper Cables
  • Sand
  • Flashlight
  • Warm Clothes
  • Blankets
  • Bottled Water
  • Non-Perishable Snacks