National Survey of 1,000 Adults
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