When disaster strikes, the best protection is
knowing what to do!
A winter storm can range from moderate snow over a few hours to a major storm lasting several days and accompanied by high winds, freezing rain, heavy snowfall and cold temperatures.
A major winter storm can be lethal! People can become trapped at homes, without utilities or other services. Heavy snowfall and blizzards can trap motorists in their cars.
Preparing for cold weather conditions and responding to them effectively can reduce the dangers caused by winter storms your first line of protection if to be aware of weather conditions in your area!
For additional information on winter storms click-on an appropriate topic on the left.
New Bedford residents should check the Winter Storm Information and Guide to Snow Storms pages for local information.