Record Snowfall and Cold Set the Cost of Heat Soaring in South and Northeast

Have you ever wondered when they started naming winter storms? You might wonder why this is important but there is logic in following winter storms each year just as there is in following tropical cyclones in the summer. The further you get down the alphabet, the likelier you are looking at a record setting winter. So, How Did Winter Storms Get Their Names? To answer your question, The Weather Channel officially began naming winter storms in the 2012-13 winter, starting with Athena. This year, we are already at Hunter, the…

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