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Questions - Winter Weather - January 26-27, 2014

46% Think Media Overhypes Weather Events
62% Say Winter Has Been Worse This Year
25% Will Vacation This Winter
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted January 26-27, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

 

 

1* Which is your favorite time to take a vacation – spring, summer, fall or winter?

 

2* Have you taken or will you take a winter vacation this year?

 

3* Is winter worse this year in your area than it has been in recent years?

 

4* Generally speaking, does the media make the weather sound worse than it really is?

 

5* Is global warming causing an increase in the number of major storms and the unusually cold weather in many parts of the country?

 

6* Which is more likely—that the world is going through global warming or that we are about to enter a mini-ice age?

 

7* Has your hometown experienced a heavy snow storm this winter?

 

8* How do you rate the way that local authorities deal with major storms where you live …. excellent, good, fair or poor?

 

9* Where do you get most of your weather news – the local TV news, cable TV, radio, newspapers or the Internet?

 

 

 NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence