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post #39 of Old 02-08-2013
miatapaul
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Re: Nor'easter

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Originally Posted by benesailor View Post
Really?? 2 feet; that's a calamity? It seems that the news has really got out of hand. I guess for NYC and Boston that's a lot of snow. I'd hate to see what they would do if they got 8 feet in a weekend. That's 96 inches. They wouldn't know what to do. 5 years ago that happened twice in one month up north in NY! Then again; i watch the news and see catastrophic accidents when they have 3 inches of snow in Tennessee.
I guess i'm used to it.

I'd like to be in the BVI too.
It also depends on the equipment you have to deal with it. I was in Dallas one year and they had 4 inches of snow and ice. It was a mess, they had town pick up trucks backing up with guys in the back with shovels pitching out salt. It was days before the roads were cleared. Now here in the Mid Hudson it will disrupt us for a day, and that is it. I do get sick of the news media hyping everything as an emergency.
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