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Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:02 PM

There is a storm (now named) for the weekend. Please prepare if you live in the North East

You're probably reading a lot about it. The last one like this I remember was in the early 90's.


For all of our New England members and friends, good luck and take care, it may suck a bit Friday-Saturday.


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Reply There is a storm (now named) for the weekend. Please prepare if you live in the North East (Original post)
DainBramaged Feb 2013 OP
doc03 Feb 2013 #1
DainBramaged Feb 2013 #2
doc03 Feb 2013 #4
DainBramaged Feb 2013 #10
doc03 Feb 2013 #14
voteearlyvoteoften Feb 2013 #12
FLyellowdog Feb 2013 #13
doc03 Feb 2013 #15
bunnies Feb 2013 #3
onehandle Feb 2013 #5
DainBramaged Feb 2013 #9
Lugnut Feb 2013 #18
Auntie Bush Feb 2013 #6
DainBramaged Feb 2013 #7
smirkymonkey Feb 2013 #17
SteveG Feb 2013 #8
geckosfeet Feb 2013 #11
GreenPartyVoter Feb 2013 #16
wandy Feb 2013 #19
onehandle Feb 2013 #20
DainBramaged Feb 2013 #21

Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:06 PM

1. Heading for Florida for a month Saturday, have fun n/t

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Response to doc03 (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:07 PM

2. Drive safe please......

and WE NEED PICTURES

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Response to DainBramaged (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:16 PM

4. Never drove there before, some say you run into bad weather in the

VA & NC mountains sometimes. The forcast looks good so far though. I have had my fill of snow and overcast skies this year can't wait to feal warm sunshine.

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Response to doc03 (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:38 PM

10. We did it twice taking my daughter to Dizzyworld, 19 hours

that was in the 90's though, faster today if you have a good car and not a 18MPG Blazer LOL.

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Response to DainBramaged (Reply #10)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:19 PM

14. I will be driving my 2011 Cruze, it will get around 35 MPG. Staying 3 days at

Cocoa beach, a week at Fort Lauderdale, a week at Port Chorlotte and probably the rest
around the Leesburg area.

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Response to doc03 (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:14 PM

12. Be sure to computer map the trip

My husband was going to Ohio and went through Atlanta. It turns out that heading SE and down 95 was 100 miles shorter. This was Chillicothe to n of Orlando.
It has been a nice winter but almost too warm lol

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Response to doc03 (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:19 PM

13. Watch the speed limit as you go through GA...they're proud of their tickets. nt

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Response to FLyellowdog (Reply #13)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:35 PM

15. When I was in the Army I was on the honor guard for

military funerals out of Fort Gordon. Once we were running late for a funeral because our van broke down on the way and the GHP was nice enough to give us a police escourt to the cemetary we hit 100 MPH on the interstate. People must have thought there was a terroist attack or something a GHP cruiser being chased down the interstate by an Army green Ford van and a Chevy Impala at 100 MPH. Gotta watch GA, they don't recognise an Ohio CCW permit there either.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:15 PM

3. I'm looking at 12 to 24 inches.

This is gonna SUCK.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:20 PM

5. Lucked out in East PA. Less than half an inch. nt

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Response to onehandle (Reply #5)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:37 PM

9. 3-6 here

no biggie for us but if it stalls oh crap.


I hope you are well.


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Response to onehandle (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 01:43 AM

18. We're probably going to be okay here too.

Western Pocono area in NE PA. There's a slim chance that we could get 4 to 6 but indicators right now have us at a little over an inch. We'll probably get some rain but I hope we don't get ice.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:23 PM

6. Thanks for the reminder...I'll go shopping first thing tomorrow. Hope the shelves aren't empty.

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Response to Auntie Bush (Reply #6)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:36 PM

7. I got a big bag of kitteh food tonight and litter too

got to take care of the stinkies LOLOL

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Response to Auntie Bush (Reply #6)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 12:28 AM

17. I'm stocking up for the weekend right after work tomorrow.

There is no telling how bad things will get on Friday. Everything might be shut down and I don't want to be stuck holed in all weekend with nothing to eat or drink. Kind of scary.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:37 PM

8. Here in Southern DE

we are only expecting rain.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:11 PM

11. eeesh - I am solidly in the 12" band

Glad I have gas for the snow blower...

Will have pics if I have time...

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 12:06 AM

16. Am in Maine, and not too worried. Planning to hunker down, but been through worse than this. :-)

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 02:19 AM

19. One of the things I do NOT miss about living in the North East....

Fetch in some extra grocreys. Bring in some firewood. Have matches and candles at the ready.
Bunker down and declair the weekend 'in house vacation'.
And above all.
Be Safe

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:45 PM

20. Damn weather chimps! 24 hours ago it said 1/2 inch in East PA. Now it says 4-8 inches.

Make Up Your Mind!

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Response to onehandle (Reply #20)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 08:59 PM

21. They have NO idea, NONE

so you need to buy the obligatory milk/bread/eggs to weather the brief storm which will turn to rain on Monday and melt by Tuesday.

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