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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.

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a winter storm
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
Winter Storm Risk
  • Automobile/other transportation accidents
  • Exhaustion and heart attacks
  • Hypothermia/Asphyxiation
  • House fires
elements of winter storms
Elements of Winter Storms
  • Heavy snow
  • Ice
  • Winter flooding
  • Cold
types of snow
Types of Snow
  • Blizzard
  • Blowing snow
  • Snow squalls
  • Snow showers
types of ice
Types of Ice
  • Sleet
  • Freezing rain
  • Ice storm
winter flooding includes
Winter Flooding Includes . . .
  • Coastal storms
  • Ice jams
  • Snowmelt
effects of cold
Effects of Cold
  • Wind chill
  • Frostbite
  • Hypothermia
winter storm preparedness
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
During a Winter Storm . . .
  • Stay indoors and dress warmly.
  • Eat and drink regularly.
  • Conserve fuel.
  • If outside, protect yourself from hazards.
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