Tag Archives: snowpoclypse

Morning View – Upper East Side

I think I was on one of the last planes allowed to land at JFK yesterday during the blizzard. Travel tip: You really don’t want to be on flights that end with applause for the pilot. Anyway, this morning I sent my relief cat-sitter Edward out into the mess for a few photos. At this writing, everything on my block ...

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Snowpocalypse II, Electric Boogaloo

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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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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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Snowmaggedon 2010

This time, no cops drew their guns. (Via – AmericaBlog)

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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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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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