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Winter Storm Impacts By: Jenna Bodisch :]. Winter Storms Heavy snowfall and extreme cold can immobilize many people. Winter storms can result in flooding,

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Winter Storm Impacts By: Jenna Bodisch :] Slide 2 Winter Storms Heavy snowfall and extreme cold can immobilize many people. Winter storms can result in flooding, storm surge, closed highways, blocked roads, downed power lines and hypothermia. Slide 3 Freezing Rain Causing a coating of ice on every surface it hits. Creating driving, and other tasks very difficult. Slide 4 Sleet Rain that turns to ice pellets before reaching the ground. This creates moisture on the roads, and it freezes. Slide 5 Winter Storm Watch A winter storm is possible in your area. You should take necessary precautions. Slide 6 Winter Storm Warning A winter storm is occurring or will soon occur in your area. You should take necessary precautions. Slide 7 Blizzard Warning Sustained winds or frequent gusts to 35 miles per hour or greater amounts of falling/blowing snow are expected within 3 or more hours. Slide 8 Frost/ Freeze Warning Below freezing temperatures are expected.

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