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*Update,sort of* EDIT..added link..Possibility of 36 inches of snow expected =\

Posted by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:16 PM
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This is my first winter in New England.
The news said its still early, so this storm prediction may change, but it's looking as of now that we could get 36 inches of freaking snow! That's 3 feet!!!

So how should I prepare for this? Is it possible to lose power? Seems as though it could happen with all that weight on the power lines.
I have electric heat, that would suck!
Anyway, how do you prepare someone who's never been in a snow storm!? It's only snowed a few inches here so far.
I know the obvious, don't be out driving around.
Thanks everyone!

Edit..here's the link to the fb page that has the possible expected snow fall.



http://www.facebook.com/pages/Southern-New-England-Weather-Coverage/135937666468921?ref=stream

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So now that it's closer. Expected snow fall for my county is 27-30 inches.
So I'm hoping I'm as prepared as possible!
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noahsmommie704
by Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:19 PM
Where are you from ?I live in Ma I heard maybe a foot on Friday
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christina0607
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:19 PM

Where are you.

I'm also in Ma and we were told maybe a foot...but it also might miss us. 

Y2kmomma
by Bronze Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:20 PM
North East CT. I'll put a pic I just saw on the news Facebook.

Quoting noahsmommie704:

Where are you from ?I live in Ma I heard maybe a foot on Friday


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shajdinyak
by Gold Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:21 PM
Omgosh. LOL ! not sure what to say. I'm from Pa but in Va now...don't think we are getting anything?
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PestPatti
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:22 PM


  I live in upstate central NY.   We get regular snow storms and then there is the "lake effect" snow.  

  If the locals and utilities are smart, they are tracking the storm.  So they can put plans in place.

 36 inches of snow at one time is no big deal here...  Its pretty at first.  

christina0607
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Oh and I do nothing to prepare for snow storms. If the power goes out, there isn't much to do other than wait for it to come back.

frndlyfn
by Emerald Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:24 PM

Depends if a heavy snow or the light fluffy stuff for power outages.  Worst thing you can do is freak out .  Stock up on bottled water (you can put tap in old milk jugs) and get to store for basic pantry supplies if you need them so you dont have to drive during the messy weather.

Y2kmomma
by Bronze Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Ok guess it's more like 18-24 inches for my area. Still seems like a lot!
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Y2kmomma
by Bronze Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:32 PM
Bump!
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gilbertgrl627
by Platinum Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:43 PM

Stock up on some food. It depends on how quickly the snow falls, and how icy it is. I've never living in New England, but I have in Minnesota and Colorado. We never lost power during a storm (thankfully), but I made sure we had enough food to last us until we could clear the snow. Put gas in your car, too, just in case. lol, It's kind of like preparing for a hurricane, without boarding up your windows.

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