Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Home & Living
  3. Home Improvement

Take no chances with current threats of winter weather

See also

Snow and ice crippled metro Atlanta less than two weeks ago, leaving thousands stranded throughout the region. Many spent eight, twelve or even twenty-four hours or more stuck in their cars on the sides of roads and interstates. Children spent the night in their schools, buses unable to drop them off near home. And their parents spent the night in offices, friends' or even strangers' houses nearest the point they finally gave up on driving home, in some cases.

Given the extraordinary gridlock in the wake of Tuesday, January 28th's snow-and-ice mess in north Georgia, dubbed "Snowmageddon" and "Snowpocalypse", the National Weather Service wasted no time in issuing a Winter Storm Watch for Atlanta in effect from Monday evening into Wednesday morning.

Atlantans and others concerned with their own personal safety and security -- many having witnessed and/or been victimized by thinking it's someone else's responsibility -- are taking steps to ensure they don't get caught out unprepared again. Click here for Three Things You Can Do Today In Five Minutes Or Less That Could Save Your Life Tomorrow.

-----

Don't miss an ATLANTA SECURITY EXAMINER article: click “subscribe” under the headline or under author’s bio to receive automatic updates via email each time a new article is published. See also http://www.examiner.com/security-in-atlanta/jim-martell.
Atlanta! What's happening security-wise in your neck of the woods? Send me stories, photos, videos to publish in Atlanta Security Examiner: examiner@martellsecurity.com

Advertisement

Life

  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Video
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Camera
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Video
    Sunken Ferry

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!