Even in Alabama, we get ice storms caused by prolonged periods of freezing rain. On occasion, we also get snow storms. When either happens, they can wreak havoc and paralyze the state. Travel becomes dangerous, electric service may be disrupted, and water pipes can freeze and burst. Know what to do to stay warm and safe when a winter storm hits.
Knowing the following terms will help you better prepare for when a winter storm does happen.
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