Winter’s Impact on Transportation
One only needs to recall any of the several 2013-14 winter weather predictions being forecast this past fall to understand Mother Nature has a mind of her own. The long-range forecast (December through February) for the Southeast United States predicted average to slightly above average temperatures with below average precipitation. However, January 28 and 29 saw Winter Storm Leon roar into the region, dumping unprecedented amounts of ice and snow, severely crippling the entire area and virtually shutting down the city of Atlanta, where CNN reported there were as many as one million vehicles stranded on area roadways. To continue reading click here.