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Snow Struggle is Real

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The Brutality of PA WINTER STORMS
Snowfall in PA=1985-2015
How to Protect Yourself from Winter Storms
How snow impacts roads
1. Air temperature and humidity a. snow and ice control 2. Precipitation (type, rate, start/end times) b. Vehicle performance (e.g., traction) 3. Fog c. Visibility distance d. Accident risk 4. Pavement condition a. Driver capabilities/behavior (e.g., route choice)
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HAPPY
HOLIDAYS
How to prepare your car for snow
Make sure it is tuned up. Check your tires, brakes, windshield wipers, and antifreeze. Prepare a winter storm survival kit for your car. This kit should include a first aid kit, flashlight with fresh batteries, shovel, sack of sand or cat litter, booster cables, tow rope, ice scraper and brush, candy bars or other high energy non perishable food, and paper towels. You should keep your gas tank at least half full to avoid ice in the tank and fuel lines.
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It's Only Getting Worse
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Snowfall in PA-1985-2000 1985-1986=16.4 86-87=25.7 87-88=15.0 88-89=11.2 89-90=17.0 90-91=14.6 91-92=4.7 92-93=24.3 93-94=23.1 94-95=9.8 95-96=65.5 96-97=12.9 97-98=.8 98-99=12.5 99-2000=18.2 Total Snowfall:  311.7
Snowfall in PA-2001-2015 2000-2001=26.1 01-02=4.0 02=03=46.3 03-04=17.8 04-05=30.4 05-06=19.5 06-07=13.4 07-08=6.8 08-09=22.8 09-10=78.7 10-11=44.0 12-13=8.3 13-14=68.0 14-15=27.0 15-16=27.5 Total Snowfall:  440.6
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1985-2000
Snow
Fall
2001-2015
Snow
Fall
1. Snow Impacts Road Travel 2. Winterize Your Car 3. An Inconvenient Truth
Conclusion
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http://www.weather.gov/ctp/WinterWeatherAwarenessWeek http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/weather/q1_roadimpact.htm http://www.dot.state.pa.us/penndot/Districts/District10.nsf/e4ac5d2f8fa912a185256c62004afe7c/9bd5ba8c3bda86be8525783f006064fc
SOURCE
www.piktochart.com/blog