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Brace yourself… the polar vortex is arriving today!

Believe it or not, it’s about to get even colder in Michigan. The polar vortex has been described as “brutal,” “dangerous,” and even “the coldest weather in a generation.” We can hold our own when it comes to winter weather, but the storm currently whipping its way through the Midwest is no joke.

We’ve compiled some of our favorite blogs with tips to keep you and your family safe and warm as the polar vortex starts making its mark.

TOP FIVE WINTER EFFICIENCY PREPAREDNESS TIPS
Local energy providers are working hard to keep our homes well lit, warm, and safe throughout Michigan’s treacherous winters. What can you do to help? Check out these seasonal energy efficiency tips to learn about how you can keep your home’s energy reliable and affordable. Read more >>>

PRIORITIZING SAFETY AND MAINTAINING COMMUNICATION DURING WIND STORMS
The polar vortex isn’t just bringing more unwanted snow and colder temperatures. The wicked winds sweeping through not only make the weather feel even colder but can pose a threat to energy infrastructure as well as our home. Get safety tips on the AMP blog. Learn more >>>

THIS HOLIDAY, GIVE THE GIFT OF ENERGY ASSISTANCE
Know someone who could use a helping hand during the winter months? There are a variety of programs from local nonprofits, energy companies, and the state government that are ready to help low income families stay warm and safe. See what resources are available. More details >>>

WEATHERING MICHIGAN’S STORMS: STAY SAFE
This time of year, losing power can be a real safety concern. There are simple steps you can take before the weather gets too bad to better prepare and help prevent a possible power outage. Learn about preventative measures and what to do if you experience an outage. Get the scoop >>>