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Up to two feet of snow predicted
this weekend in East Coast as
region braces for potentially
historic powerful Nor´easter

Daily Mail [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/7/2013 5:44:53 AM

A potentially historic Nor’easter is churning its way toward the Northeast with potential hurricane force wind gusts and blizzard conditions dumping as much as two feet of snow in some places on Friday and Saturday. While the actual trajectory for the storm is still unknown, New York City could get around 10 inches and Boston could get slammed with as much as two feet with winds gusts up to 55 mph. A blizzard watch is now in effect starting Friday morning for much of Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island with travel not recommended amid fears of dangerous white out conditions

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Weather graphic aficionados rejoice. There are enough to satisfy your withdrawal symptoms--and a contest between the NWS and the Euro forecasts too! Plenty to keep you going after you´ve prepared for any eventualities and brought in enough wood for the stove. After you´ve reassured yourself on the whereabouts of your children, please check on your pets. Yeah, I know, most of you do that first but it can be easy to get busy and overlook some things while you´re awaiting a "potentially historic, powerful Nor´easter."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher, 2/7/2013 7:04:06 AM     (No. 9163018)

Are ALL storms going to be historic now? And is it just me or has the Weather Channel jumped the shark by naming non-tropical winter storms. I guess I´ll have to stop watching them now too.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SourKraut, 2/7/2013 7:23:22 AM     (No. 9163056)

Potentially, this potentially historic storm has hte potential to be historic.

That being said, historically, all potentially historic storms generate historic pre-storm comments as to the possibility of historic-ness and
potential-ness.

Or as we say in the Midwest: Jeez, you´d think it had never snowed out east before this...........´

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/7/2013 7:52:55 AM     (No. 9163124)

Might want to put the phone number for the wAHHHHHHmbulance on speed dial.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Susannah, 2/7/2013 8:15:59 AM     (No. 9163170)

Let´s see, in Mass. in 2011, we had about six feet of snow feet of snow in January and February; a flood in April; a tornado on June 1 that killed four people, injured several hundred, and destroyed four towns; an earthquake (no damage); Hurricane Irene; and the Halloween snowstorm (several deaths, considerable damage, no power for two weeks in some places. We coped. Nobody whined. But thanks so much for your kind words of encouragement.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 2/7/2013 8:36:39 AM     (No. 9163216)

I think the storm they are comparing this potential one to happened Feb 5-7 1978. It had hurricane force winds accompanying the 2 or more feet of snow. So I wouldn´t get so cocky folks, since there are still areas struggling to recoup from the Sandy storm.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bella, 2/7/2013 9:08:30 AM     (No. 9163288)

Let´s see, it IS winter, storms, cold air, low temps. Hmmmmm

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Wilko, 2/7/2013 9:24:40 AM     (No. 9163321)

Some Sandy victims are still living in tents. They have been pretty much ignored by the MSM and FEMA. A couple feet of snow is the icing on the cake.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 2/7/2013 9:26:42 AM     (No. 9163324)

Quick, go to the Stop & Shop and buy all the milk and bread!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BadgerBill, 2/7/2013 10:14:31 AM     (No. 9163447)

Two feet huh? Sounds just like the one we had two years and six days ago. Makes for some great pictures--have some winter fun!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Razorgirl, 2/7/2013 11:46:15 AM     (No. 9163670)

Snow in New England. What a concept! I´d take some snow right now in NW Arkansas. Beaver Lake/White River is so low there are points you can walk across in just mud.
Hope it´s not bad up there with power outages and such. Will keep you Yanks in my prayers.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/7/2013 3:44:03 PM     (No. 9164244)

So........How´s that Global Warming working out for ya?

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