Snow and Ice
Severe winter storms often involve heavy snow, strong winds, ice, and freezing rain. Heavy ice and snow can also cause structural damage and power outages.
Sidewalks and parking areas may become extremely slippery. Use extreme caution while walking. Never run. Follow pathways that are clear and have had a de-icer applied. Use handrails when available.
Winter Storm Watch – means that severe winter weather is possible.
Winter Storm Warning - means that severe weather is anticipated.
Blizzard Warning - means that severe winter weather with sustained winds in excess of 35 mph is expected.
Traveler’s Advisory - means that severe winter conditions may make driving difficult, dangerous or impossible.
Listen to the local radio and/or television stations for updated weather information.