How can you determine if and when the ice is thick enough for safely going out on?
A major cause of post-snow flooding are ice jams in waterways.
Granulate salt is one method used to melt ice on icy roads.
What exactly makes black ice so dangerous?
Icicles can be pretty to look at, but can pose a real danger.
Salt and de-icer can be both our friend and enemy during the harsh winter months
Spokane, WA (2001)
Broke record for consecutive days with 1" or more of snow on the ground. The streak began November 9, 2000 and lasted 114 days. The old record was 113 days set in 1992-1993.
Mid-Atlantic Coast (1846)
Great Northeast storm and tide in Virginia. Record 5 feet above normal in Norfolk; $500 damage undetermined familial loss, 1,000 cattle drowned at Nott's Island, NC
North Carolina (1927)
Greatest modern snowstorm: 31" at Nashville, NC; 26" at Goldsboro and Edenton; 17.8" at Raleigh.