By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog
A power outage (I should say power outages – plural) is one of the most common results of a severe winter storm. Heavy snow or ice accumulating on tree branches can rapidly weigh down trees until limbs begin breaking off, some of which may land on power lines and take them down too. Strong winds may accompany a winter storm and will also take down trees, wreaking havoc on the power grid.
The worse the winter storm, the more likely you will suffer a power outage.
Here is what you need for a power outage during winter:
You need to be prepared BEFORE the winter storm. Too many people are not prepared at all, or wait until hours before the onset of predicted weather. Don’t be one of them…
That aside, don’t panic, it’s not that difficult.