- Winter Watches: Severe winter weather is possible in the next 1 to 3 days. We are still tracking the storm, and the impacts could change, so keep up with the latest information - especially if you have travel plans.
- Winter Advisories: Winter weather the next day or so - such as snow, sleet, icing (freezing rain), gusty winds and/or cold temperatures will result mainly in travel problems / delays. If you plan on spending time outdoors, be prepared to stay as dry and warm as possible.
Advisories for snow are issued for 2 to 5 inches. Advisories for ice are for icing less than 1/4" thick.
- Winter Warnings: A Winter storm the next day or so - is expected to result in signficant amounts of snow, sleet, icing, very gusty winds and/or extremely cold temperatures. The impacts will be significant with hazardous travel and possibly extended power outages. Getting stranded outdoors could be deadly.
Warnings for snow are for 6 inches or more. Warnings for icing are for more than 1/4" thick, which can cause damage to trees and power lines.