I was born in January 1978. During one of the worst blizzards in US history. According to Weather.com, the storm called the “Great Blizzard of 1978” hit the Ohio Valley and the Great Lakes regions from January 26th through January 27th. About 20 people died from direct or indirect results of the storm. So with snow encroaching quickly over this coming weekend, no matter how bad it gets, you can always say “Hey, at least it’s not 1978!” And then you can just ignore the blank stares from those ignorant of your great knowledge!
Here are some tips from Bob Villa on how to prepare for winter: