Winter’s Last Blast

A message from Liberty Mutual

You may be dreaming of spring, but don’t forget the cold, hard facts: Old Man Winter still has plenty of time to deliver one last deadly blizzard or ice storm. Follow these tips if you lose power in your home or become stranded in your car.

At Home

  • Replenish dwindling emergency supplies, including food, water and batteries prior to inclement weather.
  • Stock plenty of dry logs for your fireplace.
  • If you lose electricity that powers your thermostats and furnace, wear warm clothes and keep extra blankets nearby. NEVER turn on a gas oven to supply heat.
  • Instead of candles, use flashlights and battery-powered lanterns to provide light.

In Your Vehicle

  • Stay inside your vehicle until it is safe to exit. If it’s safe to leave, hang a colored cloth on your antenna or lay flares on the road to indicate distress.
  • Run the heater for 10 minutes every hour with the engine on so you don’t drain your battery.
  • Crack a window for fresh air.
  • Put on extra layers of clothing or wrap yourself in a blanket if these items are available in your car.
  • Try to stay awake if you’re alone or alternate taking naps with your passengers.
  • If water is unavailable, melt snow before you eat it; otherwise, it will lower your body temperature.


As a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, you are also eligible to receive exclusive group savings. For more information and to get a free, no-obligation quote, call 855-440-2153, click here or contact your local agent.

Discounts and savings available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state.  To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.

Coverage underwritten and provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and its affiliates, 175 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116. ©2015 Liberty Mutual Group.  All rights reserved.




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