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Cold Weather Resources

Here are resources you may need as the cold weather arrives in our area.

  • PEOPLE – Check on your neighbors. Make sure to have plenty of blankets & warm clothing. Heat your home safely to avoid fires.
  • PETS – Bring your pets in. If you cannot, be certain they have warm bedding and a way to get out of the cold and stay warm.
  • PIPES – Insulate pipes on the outside of your home, run your pool pump and cover exposed pipes, and drain sprinkler systems.
  • PLANTS – Cover or bring in sensitive plants.

Overall Preparation

Preparing People – Stay Safe While Staying Warm 

According to heating is the second leading cause of US home fires and home fire injuries and third leading cause of home fire deaths.

Preparing Your Pipes

Preparing Your Irrigation: Winterization Resources

Preparing Plants

Cold weather and your plants: how to prepare for winter  – AgriLife Today (

Frost and Freezes Plant Prep – Texas AgriLife Extension

Preparing Pets

Turning Off the Water to Your Home


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