There are already too many movies with this premise.
Guess what guys? It’s the first day of winter! Do you know what that means? Nothing! It’s already balls-in-stomach cold outside. I hope, for Rick’s sake, that my characters live somewhere warm, but they probably don’t.
Seriously, the only good thing about this time of year is the Christmas lights. All colorful and pretty while the Earth shows all signs of death. They are the ray of unfounded hope in a frozen wasteland.