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Winter Storms
Winter Storm Warnings ...

You can keep ahead of the storm by listening to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio and television, and checking the Internet for the latest winter storm watches, warnings and advisories. Following are defintions of the various winter storm warnings.

WeatherOne Weather Alert Broadcaster Winter Storm Watch

Severe winter conditions, such as heavy snow and/or ice, are possible within the next day or two. You should start preparing now.

Winter Storm Warning

Severe winter conditions have begun or are about to begin in your area. Stay indoors.

Blizzard Warning

Snow and strong winds will combine to produce a blinding snow with near-zero visibility, deep drifts, and life-threatening wind chill. Seek shelter immediately.

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter weather conditions are expected to cause significant inconveniences and may be hazardous. If caution is exercised, these situations should not become life-threatening. The greatest danger is often to motorists.

Frost/Freeze Warning

Below freezing temperatures are expected and may cause significant damage to plants, crops or fruit trees.

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  • Watches, Warnings Explained
  • When Caught in a Winter Storm
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  • Mid-Atlantic Winter Storms
  • Causes of Winter Storms
  • Winter Storm Deaths
  • Impact of Winter Storms
  • Types of Winter Precipitation

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