Winter Storm

Five Winter Preparedness Tips for Every Small Business Owner

As the COVID-19 crisis persists, small businesses continue to confront difficult challenges. Another test nonetheless confronts this group: impending winter weather. Experts note that winter affects small businesses in particular ways. For retailers and restaurateurs, difficult travel curtails foot[...]

Plan Now to Protect Against Five Most Common Winter Business Challenges

The Old Farmer’s Almanac forecasts a frigid winter in the continent’s northern half and abundant snowfall in the west. Even the southeast, the source notes, won’t escape winter’s clutches with below average temperatures expected. Don’t believe this folkloric source? Several prominent[...]

Important Tips to Protect Your Home During A Blizzard

Weather has become ever more unpredictable and extreme, with unusual heat waves, heavier rainstorms and, of course, more intense and frequent blizzards. True blizzards meet certain criteria: six or more hours of winds above 40 km/hour, visibility reduced to one kilometer by blowing or drifting snow,[...]

Understanding Winter Storm Warnings, Watches and Advisories

In February 2018, British Columbia’s South Coast confronted surprising amounts of snow, startling residents accustomed to the region’s calmer winter weather. Twenty centimetres of the fluffy white precipitation snarled traffic, closed schools and was followed quickly by another storm.  [...]