January 26, 2015


...a remarkably strong winter storm looks to be forming up on the northeast. 

If I were malevolent and had planned ahead, tonight would be the night I'd have myself and some conspirators try to take some pot shots at sub stations. Hopefully the weather is too bad for such mayhem. 

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at 08:10 PM | Comments (5) | Add Comment
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And it whiffed.

About 3 weeks ago this area was forecast to have one hell of a rainstorm, with total precipation of 4-8 inches over three days.

That one whiffed, too; we got about half an inch of rain, which isn't even noticeable around here in the winter.

Weather forecasting is like rocket science: inherently difficult.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Tue Jan 27 22:05:11 2015 (+rSRq)

2 And it whiffed.

If it whiffed, I'm sure the people in Boston, Long Island and Maine don't want to know what a hit is like.

Posted by: Wonderduck at Tue Jan 27 23:54:31 2015 (jGQR+)


Oh, they know. When I lived in Massachusetts, I got thoroughly sick of hearing "Blizzard of '78" stories.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Wed Jan 28 01:51:24 2015 (+rSRq)

4 Well, this "whiff" is just about as heavy as that one for the people of Boston.  It's substantially heavier for Long Island, etc.

Posted by: Wonderduck at Wed Jan 28 01:56:35 2015 (jGQR+)

5 Yeah, it whiffed in NY/NJ/PA (and maybe western MA), but in central MA we got basically the expected 2-3 ft.  It wasn't horizontal from hurricane force winds, though, so that's something.

Posted by: ReallyBored at Wed Jan 28 12:01:26 2015 (ulGxe)

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