Author: Attorney Tammy S. Ruble
Virginia has already been hit with the first big snow storm of the season and, as I write this, another storm is pending. Winter weather brings with it opportunities for outdoor fun but also the potential for great danger. Whether you clap your hands with glee at the first falling snowflake or are huddled before the fire dreaming of Virginia Beach in July, a little preparation will help make the winter safer.
Start by familiarizing yourself with the meanings of the various weather warnings you might hear. A "winter storm watch" means a winter storm is possible. A "winter storm warning" means a winter storm is coming your way. A "blizzard warning" means it's time…