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looks like we are in for a hell of a storm

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Wed, Feb 6, 2013, 10:12 PM EST

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... A POTENTIAL HISTORIC WINTER STORM AND BLIZZARD IS EXPECTED TO DROP 1 TO 2 FEET OF SNOW ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY...
Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 6, 2013 at 10:56 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:36 AM
Do you have a wood stove or fire place?


Quoting Anonymous:

Oh, I am freaked out. This is my winter in new england. We are on the shoreline ct. They said we might get 18-24 inches of snow. Is that enough for power to go out? Will they plow the roads DH is military and has to work Saturday? How do I prepare? Sorry if this sounds dumb. I am from the deep south never seen more than flurries in my life.

Mychele
by Ruby Member on Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:39 AM
Just heard a line crew is leaving this afternoon from Ohio to head out to jersey. Electric company is preparing.
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wkukid
by Beach Bum on Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:39 AM

Wow it massively down from last night if its 8-15. We were expecting 33 inches according to our local weather.

wkukid
by Beach Bum on Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:42 AM

You need a generator and gas. And plenty of warm blankets and easy to make food. Candles and flashlights. And some good books to pass time.

Quoting Anonymous:

Oh, I am freaked out. This is my winter in new england. We are on the shoreline ct. They said we might get 18-24 inches of snow. Is that enough for power to go out? Will they plow the roads DH is military and has to work Saturday? How do I prepare? Sorry if this sounds dumb. I am from the deep south never seen more than flurries in my life.


owl0210
by Emerald Member on Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:44 AM
I'm not looking forward to this storm especially since I work in Boston ugh.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:45 AM
We also have a costal flood watch too apparently.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:51 AM
not allowed a generator (I am in military housing).


Quoting wkukid:

You need a generator and gas. And plenty of warm blankets and easy to make food. Candles and flashlights. And some good books to pass time.

Quoting Anonymous:

Oh, I am freaked out. This is my winter in new england. We are on the shoreline ct. They said we might get 18-24 inches of snow. Is that enough for power to go out? Will they plow the roads DH is military and has to work Saturday? How do I prepare? Sorry if this sounds dumb. I am from the deep south never seen more than flurries in my life.



wkukid
by Beach Bum on Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:54 AM

If your on a military base you will be in the first to get electricity back. We live in a mountain area, we have to have a whole house generator, if we don't we could be living amish for weeks lol.

Quoting Anonymous:

not allowed a generator (I am in military housing).


Quoting wkukid:

You need a generator and gas. And plenty of warm blankets and easy to make food. Candles and flashlights. And some good books to pass time.

Quoting Anonymous:

Oh, I am freaked out. This is my winter in new england. We are on the shoreline ct. They said we might get 18-24 inches of snow. Is that enough for power to go out? Will they plow the roads DH is military and has to work Saturday? How do I prepare? Sorry if this sounds dumb. I am from the deep south never seen more than flurries in my life.




Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:56 AM
Why is every storm that comes along " historic "? It's snow people, not a Hurricane. Relax.
RunningMommaof2
by Kelly on Feb. 7, 2013 at 8:03 AM
I'm in north western CT and we are only expecting about a foot as of right now. That's not a big deal to me... I just hope we don't lose power because the would suck. I'm a little scared for the people closer to the east though, you guys are in for it!!! Stay safe!

I'll never forget a few years ago when we got over 2 feet of snow and the madness that came with it. I need to find my pictures of my car literally being buried. The snow was up over the hood. There was so much that dd couldn't even Play outside because the snow was too deep for her to walk in, and this time we're expecting even more!!
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