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Winter Storms During the winter season, New Jersey regularly has winter storms. However, over the last three years, the number of storms has been increasing, as well as their severity. In fact, since the early 1900s, the number and severity of these storms have persisted to increase. The reason for cruciality is that winter storms may last days, and their effects last longer, such as power outages. These power outages can prevent people from using stoves and preserving food (refrigerators), electricity, and heating systems. Due to this problem, homes lose power, putting people in dire situations. To provide a solution for this issue, many people buy a generator. However, some need help to afford it or prefer not to install one. Therefore, by creating a community generator, people will continue to have power. To implement this solution, people in the community will have to pitch in a certain amount of money. Also to increase preparedness, communities can create group chats to stay in touch with households to help each other and heed warnings.