Burlington, Vermont -
It's Winter Weather Awareness week, an annual promotion from the National Weather Service to get people ready and in the mindset for the upcoming winter season. Why do we do this? To reduce injuries. To reduce accidents. To keep people safe!
While you may not be thinking about winter weather this week, with high temperatures projected to be near 70° Friday, it's time to get ready for the next season. It's a great time of the year to do the following:
Especially after last year's lackluster winter, it's important to take the snowy season seriously. We want to keep you safe this upcoming cold weather season.
We know you have to continue on your daily routine and live your life, but take each winter scenario seriously. All it takes is a light accumulation of snow or ice for a situation to become dangerous on the roads.
All this week we'll be writing blogs about winter awareness, preparedness, and expectations for the 2012-2013 season. This is day one, which is mostly an overview of the awareness week. The National Weather Service in Burlington has created a great video for this event, which can be found here:
I watched the video and it's very good! It only takes six minutes of your time, so go ahead, click it. More to come tomorrow.
- Meteorologist Steve Glazier