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Winter Weather Preparedness Week 2011: Nov. 27 – Dec 3

Winter Weather Preparedness Week 2011: Nov. 27 – Dec 3

Nov 23, 2011

Although it is difficult for even the experts to predict the severity of the coming Winter season’s weather in North Carolina, it is time for us to prepare for it. There are many ways in which you can prepare for freezing temperatures, possible snow, sleet and freezing rain. Learn more about winter storms and how to prepare for them on NOAA’s...

National Weather Service Releases the Winter Weather Outlook for 2010/11

National Weather Service Releases the Winter Weather Outlook for 2010/11

Oct 21, 2010

Overall predictions for the 2010-2011 Winter season call for better chances than normal for temperatures to be above normal and precipitation below normal. This should result in a less active winter when compared to last year in which snow and overall precipitation was well above normal. The main climate signal is La Nina in the Pacific Ocean which typically...

Winter Storms & Freezes

Winter Storms & Freezes

Feb 14, 2010

Generally, winter storms in Forsyth County are caused by weather systems originating in the Gulf of Mexico and colliding with cold Arctic air that descends south into North Carolina from Canada. Winter storms can paralyze a community by shutting down normal day-to-day operations by producing an accumulation of snow and ice on trees and utility lines...