News & Politics

How to Handle Snow Like a Pro

Photograph by Flickr user Stephanie Echeveste.

Our expert: CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, who was raised in Buffalo.

“Number one: Don’t panic. Number two: Be prepared. Number three: Enjoy the snow. Snow is not your enemy. Look at the bright side—you might get a day off. In Buffalo, we were always prepared. We never missed work or school. The streets and sidewalks were quickly taken care of; the snow was removed with a passion. Everyone chipped in. I remember always having a shovel in the trunk of our cars just in case the tires got stuck in the snow. Bottom line: Snow is good.”

Read more advice, tips, and tricks from Washington natives in our Secrets of the City package.

This article appears in our January 2016 issue of Washingtonian.

Don’t Miss Another Big Story—Get Our Weekend Newsletter

Our most popular stories of the week, sent every Saturday.

Or, see all of our newsletters. By signing up, you agree to our terms.