New England – Snow and Ice Threat: December 15, 2022

Winter storm warnings, watches, and advisories have been issued for parts of New England through Saturday, December 17, 2022, with a system packing snow, rain, and wind expected to move into the region Thursday evening and linger throughout the day Friday. Heavy wet snow is expected in some areas with possible accumulations of 6 to 12 inches. Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. The combination of heavy wet snow and winds gusting to 40 mph may result in power outages.

Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at, or AccuWeather at

** If you are a patient, and believe this event will negatively impact access to care, please contact your local dialysis facility to understand treatment availability.**

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • Snowstorm Health – Tips for People on Dialysis: Handout
  • Disasters and Emergencies: Snowstorms
  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website