Winter storm warnings have been issued in 11 US states starting on Sunday, December 3, 2023, according to this report.
The National Weather Service has warned of significant, high-impact winter weather events that are imminent or ongoing in 11 US states.
The eleven states that will be affected by these winter warnings are the following:
According to the Weather Channel report, winter storm warnings are issued dozens of times each year, but the amount of snow that triggers this type of alert is determined by where you live.
The threshold for a winter storm warning varies by geographic location: The threshold is higher in areas that are snowier compared to locations that experience winter weather more rarely. For instance, a 2-inch snowfall is a higher-impact event in Atlanta than in Chicago or a mountain location in the West.
It is important to note that winter storm warnings mean that a significant, high-impact winter weather event is imminent or ongoing. This could be in the form of snow or sometimes a mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Strong winds are also occasionally included in this type of warning.
Is your state included in these winter storm warnings issued by the National Weather Service? In addition, is your state prepared to tackle the 2023-2024 winter season? Leave a comment and let the community know your thoughts. Kindly share this crucial weather news with your family and friends. Stay warm and safe!