A winter storm
Download
1 / 9

Winter Storms - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 247 Views
  • Updated On :

A Winter Storm . . . . Can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to blizzard conditions with blinding wind-driven snow that lasts several days. Winter Storm Risk. Automobile/other transportation accidents Exhaustion and heart attacks Hypothermia/Asphyxiation House fires.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Winter Storms' - PamelaLan


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
A winter storm l.jpg
A Winter Storm . . .

Can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to blizzard conditions with blinding wind-driven snow that lasts several days.


Winter storm risk l.jpg
Winter Storm Risk

  • Automobile/other transportation accidents

  • Exhaustion and heart attacks

  • Hypothermia/Asphyxiation

  • House fires


Elements of winter storms l.jpg
Elements of Winter Storms

  • Heavy snow

  • Ice

  • Winter flooding

  • Cold


Types of snow l.jpg
Types of Snow

  • Blizzard

  • Blowing snow

  • Snow squalls

  • Snow showers


Types of ice l.jpg
Types of Ice

  • Sleet

  • Freezing rain

  • Ice storm


Winter flooding includes l.jpg
Winter Flooding Includes . . .

  • Coastal storms

  • Ice jams

  • Snowmelt


Effects of cold l.jpg
Effects of Cold

  • Wind chill

  • Frostbite

  • Hypothermia


Winter storm preparedness l.jpg
Winter Storm Preparedness

  • Understand the risk.

  • Prepare your home.

  • Service snow-removal equipment.

  • Fill your car’s gas tank.

  • Pay attention to warnings.


During a winter storm l.jpg
During a Winter Storm . . .

  • Stay indoors and dress warmly.

  • Eat and drink regularly.

  • Conserve fuel.

  • If outside, protect yourself from hazards.


ad