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Tue Jan 27, 2015, 07:57 AM

New York City Is Spared the Worst Effects of Snowstorm

Source: NY Times

For the latest on the winter storm affecting the New York region, click here.

New York City was spared from the worst of a snowstorm that hit the Northeast early Tuesday, with the dire warnings that it could be one of the worst blizzards in the city’s history failing to materialize.

Heavy snow fell east of the city, with about 15 inches at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, according to the National Weather Service. At Central Park, the total snowfall for the storm was about 5.5 inches.




Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/27/nyregion/new-york-blizzard.html



5.5 in Central Park. I almost feel guilty I have off. But I got up several times during the night to look out the window and I'm tired. Nighty-night.

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Reply New York City Is Spared the Worst Effects of Snowstorm (Original post)
LiberalElite Jan 2015 OP
BeyondGeography Jan 2015 #1
meegbear Jan 2015 #2
BeyondGeography Jan 2015 #3
pangaia Jan 2015 #4
meegbear Jan 2015 #5
OnlinePoker Jan 2015 #6
pangaia Jan 2015 #12
geek tragedy Jan 2015 #7
William Seger Jan 2015 #8
LiberalElite Jan 2015 #9
William Seger Jan 2015 #10
Myrina Jan 2015 #11
question everything Jan 2015 #13

Response to LiberalElite (Original post)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 08:10 AM

1. It's being called the snor'easter

Way overhyped, in the spirit of the age.

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Response to BeyondGeography (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 08:42 AM

2. Maybe in NYC ...

but up here in Boston, we're getting over 2 feet.

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Response to meegbear (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 08:47 AM

3. Happens a lot

Storms veer east, miss the city and Boston gets pounded. You guys have all the fun.

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Response to meegbear (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 09:27 AM

4. That's 'cause you have the Patriots..

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Response to pangaia (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 09:35 AM

5. PPHHHHHHHHTTTT!!!

LOL

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Response to pangaia (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 09:59 AM

6. Originally, wasn't it supposed to be 3 feet?

More deflation in New England.

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Response to OnlinePoker (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 04:39 PM

12. lololol

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Response to LiberalElite (Original post)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 10:16 AM

7. Weather is unpredictable. Better to guess safe and wrong 80% of the time

 

than wrong and deadly 20% of the time.

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Response to LiberalElite (Original post)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 10:49 AM

8. "Spared the Worst Effects of Snowstorm"

... that being, ummmmm, snow? Silly headline.

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Response to William Seger (Reply #8)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 12:05 PM

9. I'd describe it as "Not as Advertised" nt

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Response to LiberalElite (Reply #9)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 12:20 PM

10. But where's the drama in that? nt

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Response to William Seger (Reply #8)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 01:42 PM

11. Worst Effects of Snowstorm = Endless Chris Christie press conferences

... bloviating about 'keeping the people safe' and such.

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Response to LiberalElite (Original post)

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 05:38 PM

13. And now many will complain that they had to get off the streets

that public transportation stopped at midnight.. etc.

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