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READYColorado Blog: Winter Weather Travel Safety

Whenever winter weather arrives, remember this simple message: Get to where you need to be before the weather gets bad!  In other words, stay off the roads when it snows!

  • Most winter storm deaths result from vehicle or other transportation accidents caused by ice and snow.
  • Avoid driving when conditions include sleet, freezing rain or drizzle, snow or dense fog.
  • Serious conditions are often underestimated and they make driving, and even walking outside, very hazardous.

Think about, explore and plan for alternate routes now:

Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Application Period Open

Grant Application Period Open

FEMA has formally announced the FY 2017 PDM and FMA grants. These nationally competitive grants provide mitigation funding on a cost share basis to local communities for the completion of eligible, cost effective mitigation projects. FEMA’s announcements state that $90 million and $150 million have been allocated to the PDM and FMA programs for FY 2017 respectively.

Eligible project types include, but are not limited to, the following: