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Many parts of the United States are ready and able to handle heavy snow storms. But in the past few years, some states that normally don’t get very cold have been overwhelmed by winter snow.
As a matter of fact, the picture to the right was taken in Buncombe County - just a few years ago!
Whether you live somewhere that is used to winter or in a sunny place that almost never sees snow, it’s good to be ready just in case.
Here are some tips on getting prepared.