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Winter Storm Center

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NWS Burlington, Vermont
Forecast Discussion
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Winter Storm Watch/Warnings
Special Weather Statements
Heavy Snow Forecast Discussion

Important things you should know...
   Saftey Tips- Thanks to the American Red Cross
   Windchill Chart
   How can I prepare?
   Road Condition Reports (Vermont) Call 1-800-ICY-ROAD

Terms to know...
Winter Storm Watch - the potential for heavy snow of 6 inches or greater, significant freezing rain, or blizzard conditions in the 12 to 48 hour period. The track of the winter storm is still uncertain.

Winter Storm Warning - heavy snow of 6 inches or greater, significant freezing rain, or blizzard conditions are imminent or highly probable. Usually issued 6 to 12 hours in advance of a winter storm.

Snow Advisory - 3 to 5 inches of snow is expected in a specified period (12 hours or less).

Blizzard Warning - winds or gusts to 35 miles an hour or greater combined with falling and/or blowing snow which frequently reduces visibility to less than 1/4 of a mile for 3 hours or more.

Blowing Snow Advisory - blowing snow is expected to reduce visibilities intermittently to less than 1/2 of a mile in a specified period (12 hours or less).

Wind Chill Advisory - wind chills are expected to range from 35 below to 50 below in a specified period (12 hours or less).

Wind Chill Warning - life-threatening wind chills of 50 below or lower are expected in a specified period (12 hours or less).