Defense with the BoomStick

(Disclaimer: This post is set in a world where zombies have taken over and people live in small spots all over the world. It’s a weekly broadcast of news from around the globe and a tip to help survival.)

It would be nice to know when we are going to catch a break with some warm weather to take care of all this snow. Wish there were people who still cleared the roads like they used to as all this snow is making travel difficult as the snow piles higher. Don’t get me wrong- it's keeping the zombies frozen and easier to kill, but now too many are being buried as the snow grows, making them ticking bombs when it starts to get warm. I'll go over that more when I get to the tip, but first let's do the news.

What reports I've heard over the airwaves have been broken up and mostly garbled talk making me wonder exactly what is going on out in the world. I did get a report in clearly from the huge government outpost in New England about the weather hitting the country. Appears they have some weather forecasting capabilities and have warned more snow is on the way for the Midwest- a massive storm. Advising anyone out on the run and not in a secure location to hunker down somewhere for the next week or two and wait for it to pass. This should be made easier with zombies freezing and slowing down all around you, allowing you to maneuver around them with ease in finding a safe spot.

That's really all I have for news until this weather clears up and I'm able to get in more reports from the airwaves. The tip for this week is going to be about snow survival, as with all the snow piling up it's making travel a lot more difficult.

With all that snow if you're not careful you can allow an easy access into your safe-house or compound. Scavengers or that spry zombie can climb over the snow to get over your wall or in an unbarred, upper window allowing them access. That makes it a necessity to dig snow out away from your walls to give you space that anyone wanting in can't get over. With all that extra snow you can use it to build up some extra lines of walls too with the proper amount of work and time. The extra walls (although they won’t last too long when it starts to get warm) can be just that extra deterrent you need to scare off would be scavengers.

On a sidenote all this snow is also a great way to replenish your fresh water supply if you need to as collecting the snow and storing it somewhere that it can melt. After melting all you need to do is boil it just to ensure there's no bacteria or deadly microbes in the water anymore and it’s safe to consume.

That’s all I have for today as this weather has just been throwing us for a loop. Until next week keep surviving.