Here’s a free piece of advice should you ever find yourself waiting for the first train to roll into a station after a heavy snowfall: Stand as far away from the tracks as possible, assuming you don’t want to get blasted with a massive shitstorm of snow.
The National Weather Service warns us about potentially dangerous weather, so it would be pretty scary if their highly reliable data analysis and warning system, the one they use to disseminate all their predictions, went down.
Snow can be a wonderful thing—until it buries your car, prevents you from opening your front door, and ensures that you won't be going anywhere for at least a week. Curl up under a blanket and pray that you don't see as much snow as fell during these winter storms.
The NOAA has released a satellite photo of the massive storm that's currently wreaking havoc across the U.S. northeast. It's a bad one folks, with snow accumulation reaching one to two feet in some areas and temperatures dropping as low as -13F (-25C).
You might be able to watch Nor'Easter Nemo hammer the East Coast right outside your window, but if you're looking to get a few other angles on the action, there's a whole bunch of live webcams for your perusal. Check 'em out below. You don't even have to take off your slanket.
With up to two feet of snow expected to dump itself on the east coast today, how prepared are you for snowmaggedon?
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know there's a big ol' Nor'Easter about to tackle the East coast. If you have been living under a rock, you might be about to freeze to death under it.
Do you remember the Blizzard of '96? Actually, okay, if you didn't live on the Eastern seaboard probably not. But! For a thrilling snowpocalypse it sure had one boring ass name. Well, the Weather Channel wants to fix that problem by giving winter storms wonderfully geeky names.
Many of you are probably either snowed in, cold, or at least inconvenienced by the latest onslaught of flakes. Shoveling sucks! Snowblowers are obnoxious! The elegant solution? Flamethrowers, as asked of MIT by the Mayor of Boston, 60 years ago.