You can't predict, but you can prepare.

Winter Weather Safety

Winter Weather Safety

Dec 20, 2016

Forsyth County, like much of North Carolina, has encountered unpredictable winter weather during recent years. Winter storms 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...

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...