When we get snow in Upstate New York we usually can handle it and know what we need to do to clear it out and be safe. There are a couple of things that may not be on your list but could save your life and the lives of your neighbors.
We are in the middle of winter in the Capital Region and although we haven't had a lot of snow and ice, there is still plenty of time for another snowstorm. Make sure you know the laws about clearing off your sidewalks in the Capital Region. Some cities have different rules and fines.
Whenever we get a significant amount of snowfall, there seem to be vehicles on the road that don't completely clear snow off their cars. Now police are cracking down and if you don't clear your car, you could be fined.
Regardless if you are heading out today or staying near home, make sure you know the proper procedure for your town, village or city during a snow emergency. It's important to also know how long your area will be in a snow emergency. Some areas keep a snow emergency in effect for one or two days after the snow falls just to make it easier for the plows to clean up the roads a little more. Sever