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Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:12 PM

Anyone else watching the weather reports for this week-end?

The scenario has been getting worse and worse all day today ( Wednesday)

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Reply Anyone else watching the weather reports for this week-end? (Original post)
hedgehog Feb 2013 OP
rurallib Feb 2013 #1
Nye Bevan Feb 2013 #2
Son of Gob Feb 2013 #9
awake Feb 2013 #13
Nye Bevan Feb 2013 #20
awake Feb 2013 #22
Sheldon Cooper Feb 2013 #15
WCGreen Feb 2013 #26
rocktivity Feb 2013 #3
Purveyor Feb 2013 #4
magical thyme Feb 2013 #5
agracie Feb 2013 #8
RebelOne Feb 2013 #6
greytdemocrat Feb 2013 #7
Siwsan Feb 2013 #10
Hekate Feb 2013 #11
magical thyme Feb 2013 #12
cali Feb 2013 #14
magical thyme Feb 2013 #16
cali Feb 2013 #19
magical thyme Feb 2013 #23
amandabeech Feb 2013 #21
hedgehog Feb 2013 #31
bluestate10 Feb 2013 #28
Blue_In_AK Feb 2013 #17
NutmegYankee Feb 2013 #18
UnrepentantLiberal Feb 2013 #24
bluestate10 Feb 2013 #25
oneshooter Feb 2013 #27
sasha031 Feb 2013 #29
handmade34 Feb 2013 #30
hedgehog Feb 2013 #32
smirkymonkey Feb 2013 #33

Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:22 PM

1. please post your area of the country

I think the midwest is looking ok for February.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:22 PM

2. I did notice a penis over New England.

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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:46 PM

9. Upside down penises are the most dangerous.

Be safe New England.

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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:10 PM

13. Where did this pic come from I am in the "prime Target" area and want to keep track of the storm

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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #20)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:53 PM

22. Thanks that is very helpful

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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:16 PM

15. That is one scary penis.

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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:28 PM

26. The weather is coming in spurtz

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:22 PM

3. Yikes! According to the Weather Channel

TWO FEET is possible.

Thanks for the tipoff -- after Irene and Sandy, you can't be too cautious.


rocktivity

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:25 PM

4. I have a thread started here on it which should be in LBN but I will not give a certain LBN host

the pleasure of 'locking' another one of my threads.

Here: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10022324598

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:27 PM

5. yes. yesterday wunderground said 50/50 chance of 1" Friday, 1" Friday night

and weather.com said maybe significant snowfall Friday night.

This morning wunderground said 90% chance 2" Friday with gusts to 35 mph, 8" Friday night with winds 35 mph.

Weather.com wouldn't load for me.

My dentist said one of the 3 stations he watches said possibly worst nor'easter in 50 years.

Oh, I'm in midcoast Maine. The penis cited above is headed my way. Guess it's time to check the weather report again and see how bad it looks tonight.

Craps. Looks like I'll be driving home from work at 10pm in blizzard conditions.

Oh, and it's name is Nemo.

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Response to magical thyme (Reply #5)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:41 PM

8. Appears that Finding Nemo will not be an issue... nt

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:27 PM

6. Only rain predicted here in North Georgia. n/t

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:30 PM

7. What are they going to call it???

GodzillaStorm 2013????

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:47 PM

10. Mid-Michigan snow advisory for 4 to 8 inches of snow by Friday, noon

Heaviest snowfall expected along the I 69 corridor. Which always confuses me because I 69 runs north from the state line to Lansing and then east to Port Huron. So which part of that is the corridor? I'm hoping it's the state line to Lansing. Sorry, Lansing.

What ever the case, I'm stopping to fill up my gas can, tomorrow, so I'll have fuel for the snow blower.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:51 PM

11. For which region?

It's a big continent.

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Response to Hekate (Reply #11)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:06 PM

12. New England...classic nor'easter, with blizzard strength

it may rival the Blizzard of '78.

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Response to magical thyme (Reply #12)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:14 PM

14. I'll never forget that storm. I lived in Boston

and I had so much fun. Jumped repeatedly out of my 2nd story window with my roommates and dogs. Huge street snowball fight.

I've seen greater snow accumulations (many of them) since moving to Vermont 30 years ago, but in the city it's way different.

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Response to cali (Reply #14)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:25 PM

16. I lived in Lowell, Mass

I was unemployed and in the middle of clinical depression. My pantry was empty and I had no idea the storm was coming. I planned to go food shopping the day it hit. I lived on cream of wheat with powdered milk for nearly a week. I walked a mile to the supermarket a couple days later, but it was closed, its doors frozen shut by an indoor lake.

It took 5 days of shoveling before I finally found my car. I was just out of cream of wheat when the food store re-opened.

This go-round, I am on a ridge, a few miles inland from the Maine coast, so I'll get hit with high snow and high winds. Plus I work on the waterfront, so will be driving home when its coming into its peak.

But I have a full freezer and pantry, and will stock up on chocolate tomorrow. They just filled my propane tank, so if we lose power I'll still be warm. Maybe do laundry tonight.

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Response to magical thyme (Reply #16)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:30 PM

19. I hope you have a much better blizzard this time!

You sound more prepared than I am. Tomorrow I'll stock up on candles and batteries. It's the power thing that I'm concerned about, but heck, as long as one is warm and provisioned and has enough light to read by, it's all good- except for trying to get my 16 year old doggie out the door.

cheers, mt

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Response to cali (Reply #19)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:04 PM

23. Well, I've been preparing every year since

So after 35 years, it's about time I get a chance to do it right, lol.

For me, it's getting my doors open that's a bear. My front doors face south/southeast. My back door faces south/southwest. Somehow whenever we have a nor'easter all of them get drifted in. One storm door is seriously bent from my kicking it open a few inches at a time. I thought I was going to have to climb out a window a couple times.

And then, lugging water down to the barn in deep snow is always a trip. My barn is open under the eaves. Depending on exactly how the wind blows, on occasion I end up with more snow inside the barn than outside.

I also have a little vodka and amaretto, so I should be comfy. I should save some for the pony...this will be her first big storm all by herself. Poor baby hates wind

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Response to magical thyme (Reply #16)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:37 PM

21. I lived in New Haven, CT.

The only things moving were a few of the profs cross-country skiing to class.

The Yale/Downtown area is densely built, and there was no where for the snow after the sidewalks were loaded down.

Finally, the NH Dept. of Public Works brought in front loaders and dump trucks. They loaded the snow onto the trucks, and the trucks had a place where they could just dump it into Long Island Sound.

I grew up in a snowbelt in western lower Michigan, and even I thought that the '78 Blizzard was a very serious storm.

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Response to magical thyme (Reply #16)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:27 PM

31. ABSOLUTELY DO THE LAUNDRY!

If the power goes out, it might be your last chance for a while!

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Response to magical thyme (Reply #12)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:29 PM

28. Bring it on. nt

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:27 PM

17. Send some of it our way.

We need it for our sled dog races.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:29 PM

18. Yep. Looking at 18-24 inches right now.

It's been a while since we've had a good 2 footer. Last one was in 2011.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:15 PM

24. 4 to 10 inches expected in NYC.

 

I've been working till 6:00 PM in Manhattan this week. I hope I don't get caught in a blizzard trying to get back to Jersey City.

That being said, Woo hoo! I love snow.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:25 PM

25. Pack in the vittles and get ready to do a little loving. A baby boomlet in October. nt

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:29 PM

27. Yes I have. Low of 58 and a high of 75 for Saturday

I have a cooking demo on Saturday so thats great weather.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:34 PM

29. Thanks for the thread, yes I'm very concerned south of Boston

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:35 PM

30. hmmm... snow shoveling in the forecast...


WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS... ALL OF NORTHERN NEW YORK... AS WELL AS CENTRAL AND NORTHERN VERMONT.

* HAZARD TYPES... MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS... 8 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW.

* MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATE... 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR... MAINLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TIMING... SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHERN NEW YORK THURSDAY EVENING... OVERSPREADING THE REST OF THE AREA BY MIDNIGHT FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS... AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE HAZARDOUS... ESPECIALLY DURING THE MORNING AND EVENING COMMUTES ON FRIDAY.

* WINDS... EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES... LOWS 2 BELOW TO 12 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS AROUND 20.

* VISIBILITIES... LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW... SLEET... OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:28 PM

32. Watch out for flooding on the north shore of Long Island Sound -

I hope I have that right - just picked it up off the weather channel 10 PM Wed.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 12:33 AM

33. Bosineiton is up for a major blizzard.

I am stocking up on Thursday for the weekend. I have a feeling that I won't be leaving my apartment this weekend. Well, I guess winter is for hibernating after all. Could be kind of relaxing.

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