Tag Archives: snowmaggedon

Snowmageddon 2016 Allegedly Approaches

Months into the wimpiest winter in recent memory, we’re finally going to get a major blizzard this weekend. Allegedly. Meteorologists are positively giddy about having actual news to report. From the Weather Channel: Winter storm watches have been issued for 14 states from the Mid-South to the East Coast in advance of Winter Storm Jonas. In addition, blizzard watches have ...

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4000 Flights Canceled Due To Storm

Via CNN: While the worst of the weather isn’t expected to hit until late Monday into Tuesday, according to CNN forecasters, more than 2,100 flights already have been canceled for Monday and more than 1,900 for Tuesday, Flightaware.com reported. The major U.S. airlines are offering fee-free rebooking of flights to and from the Northeast on Monday and Tuesday. United Airlines ...

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Headline Of The Day

Last night I tweeted out a photo from my grocery store and they used it.

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The Top Words Of 2010

The Global Language Monitor has issued its list of the top words used in English-language media worldwide in 2010. The selections are not necessarily new words, just words that suddenly gained heavy usage. 1. Spillcam2. Vuvuzela3. Narrative4. Refudiate5. Guido/guidette6. Deficit7. Snowmageddon/snowpocalypse8. 3-D9. Shellacking10. Simplexity Among the top phrases for 2010: teachable moment, ambush marketing, Lady Gaga, man up, Great Recession. ...

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Photo Of The Day – Coping Skills

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DC Set To Become Snowiest U.S. City

With today’s storm, Washington DC is set to become the snowiest U.S. city this winter, a record the town has never held. But Baltimore and Philly are close behind.

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Baltimore Weatherman Goes Crazy

Well, it got him on CNN. I can’t wait to see his reaction to tomorrow’s storm, which promises another 10-20 inches for the mid-Atlantic.

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Premature Celebration

Another 10-20 inches of snow are forecast for DC over the next 36 hours. Washington’s public schools are closed today, the federal government is closed too. NYC doesn’t escape this one like it did over the weekend – we’re under one of them there red alert blizzard watches with 12″-18″ expected. I’m a bit disappointed that the NYC stations don’t ...

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10″ Will Stop The Trains

In advance of this weekend’s snowpocylpse, the Long Island Railroad has announced that service will be suspended if snowfall exceeds 10″. Meteorologists are indicating that there could be a significant snowstorm Friday evening, February 5 into Saturday, February 6. To ensure customer safety, the LIRR may suspend train service temporarily when snow accumulation reaches between 10 and 13 inches. Suspensions ...

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Snowpocalypse II, Electric Boogaloo

DC’s grocery stores are going all Lord Of The Flies this afternoon after the National Weather Service upgraded tomorrow’s snow forecast to 18-24 inches. That, on top of the five inches the city got yesterday and the 20″ deluge of December will put the nation’s capital within reach of breaking the all-time record of 46″ in one winter. (Sorry NYC, ...

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DC Cop Draws Gun At Snowball Fight

A Washington DC police detective is under heavy criticism today for drawing his gun in a crowd of blizzard revelers after his Hummer was hit by a snowball. The neighborhood snowball fight at 14th and U streets was advertised online. By 3 p.m., more than 200 residents converged for the massive snowball fight. “No one meant any harm, no one ...

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24 Hour Forecast

I think that will be some kind of record, if it comes true. We’ve had relatively little snow for so long, I haven’t bothered to get new snow boots. A little late, now.

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