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What is the difference between a winter storm watch, warning, and advisory?

Winter Storm Warning: Take Action! A winter storm is imminent or occurring. If you hear a warning, immediately go home or shelter in place until it is safe to travel again. If you are home, bring in pets and plan to stay inside … Read More…

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How Prepared are You for Winter Storms?

  Blizzards, ice storms, Nor’easters and freezing  cold – winter can be a killer.  The season can have a huge impact on travel, schools, businesses and health.  Just look at what happen to Buffalo recently, where people were trapped at home and in … Read More…

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Major Snowstorm and Likely Blizzard Conditions for Northeast Monday and Tuesday (Jan 26-27 2015)

A major snowstorm is forecast to hit the Northeast Monday (Jan 26, 2015) and Tuesday (Jan 27, 2015) and many areas could experience blizzard conditions with a foot or more of snow.   Significant snow amounts are also expected as far south as northern … Read More…

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Wintery Mix to Hit Northeast Friday into Saturday (Jan 23-24 2015)

The storm system that brought heavy snow to parts of the southern Plains will continue to develop as it moves up the Eastern Seaboard late Friday January 23, 2015 into Saturday January 24, 2015.  The system has the potential to bring a wintry … Read More…

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[OSHA] Protecting Workers from Cold Temperature Stress

Cold temperatures and increased wind speed (wind chill) cause heat to leave the body more quickly, putting workers at risk of cold stress. Any one working in the cold may be at risk, eg., workers in freezers, outdoor agriculture and construction.   Common … Read More…

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Winter Storms | A Preparedness Guide

Did you know….. Each year, dozens of Americans die due to exposure to cold.  Add to that number, vehicle accidents and fatalities, fires due to dangerous use of heaters and other winter weather fatalities and you have a significant threat. Threats, such as … Read More…

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[OSHA] Three P’s of Safe Winter Driving

Winter driving can be hazardous and scary, especially in northern regions that get a lot of snow and ice.  Additional preparations can help make a trip safer, or help motorists deal with an emergency.  This sheet provides safety information to help prevent motor … Read More…

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FEMA Urges New England Residents to Prepare Now For Severe Winter Weather

Release date: February 7, 2013 Release Number: HQ-13-008 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges citizens and visitors to the Northeast or New England states to prepare now for an intense and potentially dangerous winter storm forecast for the area. … Read More…

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What type of alerts can I receive with iAlert.com?

iAlert.com proudly supports “All Hazard” alerts from severe thunderstorm, tornado warnings, and civil emergency messages as issued by federal, state, and local authorities. Learn how you can receive any or all of these alerts by text message or email….click here. Severe Weather and … Read More…

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