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Winter Weather Safety

Winter Weather Safety

Dec 4, 2017

  Winter storms in Forsyth County can be very deceptive as they create conditions that lead to dangerous and deadly situations; most deaths are unrelated to the actual storm. Instead, people die in traffic accidents on icy roads or of hypothermia from lengthy exposure to cold. Deaths and injuries related to winter weather can be prevented. Everyone should...

Get Ready for Cold Weather

Get Ready for Cold Weather

Nov 23, 2015

Forsyth County, like much of North Carolina, has encountered unpredictable winter weather during recent years. Just this year, North Carolina dealt with back-to-back snow and ice storms that downed trees and power lines, closed schools, and caused numerous traffic accidents. Our state also has seen heavy winter rains, flooding and even tornadoes. With the...

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...

Near Record Cold Keeps Its Grip On North Carolina

Near Record Cold Keeps Its Grip On North Carolina

Dec 10, 2010

A look ahead at the forecast and cold weather dangers: Near Record Cold To Keep Its Grip On North Carolina, by Jeff Orrock, NWS – Raleigh, Warning Coordination...

Saturday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Saturday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Dec 4, 2010

In cooperation with NC Crime Control & Public Safety and the National Weather Service, the Governor has declared November 28th – December 4th as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. The NWS issues a message every day during Winter Weather Prep Week to help you prepare for the coming Winter season. Saturday’s message includes: The...

Friday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Friday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Dec 3, 2010

In cooperation with NC Crime Control & Public Safety and the National Weather Service, the Governor has declared November 28th – December 4th as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. The NWS issues a message every day during Winter Weather Prep Week to help you prepare for the coming Winter season. Friday’s message includes: The...

Thursday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Thursday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Dec 2, 2010

In cooperation with NC Crime Control & Public Safety and the National Weather Service, the Governor has declared November 28th – December 4th as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. The NWS issues a message every day during Winter Weather Prep Week to help you prepare for the coming Winter season. Thursday’s message includes: The...

Wednesday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Wednesday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Dec 1, 2010

In cooperation with NC Crime Control & Public Safety and the National Weather Service, the Governor has declared November 28th – December 4th as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. The NWS issues a message every day during Winter Weather Prep Week to help you prepare for the coming Winter season. Wednesday’s message...

Tuesday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Tuesday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Nov 30, 2010

In cooperation with NC Crime Control & Public Safety and the National Weather Service, the Governor has declared November 28th – December 4th as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. The NWS issues a message every day during Winter Weather Prep Week to help you prepare for the coming Winter season. Tuesday’s message...

Monday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Monday’s Message – Winter Weather Prep Week

Nov 29, 2010

In cooperation with NC Crime Control & Public Safety and the National Weather Service, the Governor has declared November 28th – December 4th as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. The NWS issues a message every day during Winter Weather Prep Week to help you prepare for the coming Winter season. Monday’s message describes...