If you live in New England, you know that the Blizzard of '78 is part of the local lore. You can relive that historic storm with a presentation from the Taunton MA NOAA: The Blizzard of '78 Revisited. Hopefully, the lessons we learned then will keep us all better prepared and safer in the next few days during what is shaping up to be another historic storm: the Blizzard of '13.
We've compiled some of our past posts dealing with extreme winter weather to help get you through the storm. Stay home, stay safe, keep warm, and call your agent if you have problems.
Brrrr! Extreme weather survival tips for your home, your car & you - a winter survival kit with a compilation of expert tips with advice for protecting homes, cars, and people in extreme winter weather.
Sharing the road with snowplows - common sense tips for driving safely near plows and heavy equipment.
Brrr... are you prepared for the cold if your car gets stranded? - if you do have to drive in storms, here is some advice on what to keep in your car emergency kit
Before and after winter storms: advance planning and filing claims - pointers on how to start the insurance process if your home or car suffers damage in the storm.
Snow shoveling and snow removal safety - basic tips to help you avoid problems from shoveling.
Are you ready for snowy, icy roads? Hone your winter driving skills - a fun way to brush up on your seasonal skills and maybe even learn something new
Dealing with ice dams and other winter weather hazards - advice should you have ice dams or snow overload problems post storm.
Plus, here are some links to handy resources:
Weather.gov - Active Weather alerts - enter your zip code for local alerts