Winter Weather Tips: Understanding Alerts and Staying Safe this Season
By Jenna Seiss and Kylie Tomlin, Guest Writers, and Ashley DeVine, Staff Writer
Maryland residents face the possibility of dangerous winter weather each year—from icy conditions to frigid temperatures. You may be familiar with the different types of winter weather alerts issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), but do you know what each alert means?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Emergency Preparedness and Response website provides information on the different types of winter weather alerts.