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Groundhog Day Storm May Affect More than 100 Million People
Accuweather.com ^ | Jan 30, 2011 | Alex Sosnowski

Posted on 01/30/2011 8:20:39 AM PST by rdl6989

A large winter storm forecast to unfold could adversely affect more than 100 million people this week from the Rockies to the Plains, South, Midwest and Northeast, if it develops to its full potential.

The latest indications continue to point toward a large storm forming amidst a building temperature contrast over the middle of the nation. Precipitation and strong cold air/warm air circulation around that storm will affect many millions of people from the interior West to the Atlantic Coast as next week progresses.

We are calling this system the Groundhog Day storm, and it will likely severely impact ground travel, and lead to canceled flights, school delays and closures. The storm is not only a concern for Wednesday, but for much of the week as the system moves along.

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TOPICS: Weather
KEYWORDS: algore; blizzard; globalcooling; groundhogdaystorm
It sure messed up my plans for the coming week.
1 posted on 01/30/2011 8:20:42 AM PST by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989
And there's this big solar mass ejection scheduled for launch and it's going to get here right at the same time as the storm hits ~ hmm.

ICE AGE!!!!

2 posted on 01/30/2011 8:23:31 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: rdl6989

I guess I will just hole up in my cabin on this mountain for a few days.Screw going to work.


3 posted on 01/30/2011 8:23:45 AM PST by TLEIBY308 (Keep yer powder dry and watch yer top Knot.)
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To: muawiyah

I had planned to fly out of Indy tomorrow to go to Kansas City with a connecting flight in Milwaukee. I decided I better get in line early to make some changes. I’m going later in the week.


4 posted on 01/30/2011 8:25:12 AM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error.hennie pennie;)
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To: rdl6989
Perhaps while people are snowed in by this latest storm they could watch An Inconvenient Truth to learn how warm it's going to be.
5 posted on 01/30/2011 8:26:45 AM PST by The Great RJ (The Bill of Rights: Another bill members of Congress haven't read.)
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To: rdl6989

And Obama is going to Penn State on Wednesday. Wonder how he will travel?


6 posted on 01/30/2011 8:26:54 AM PST by AGreatPer (Voting for the crazy conservative gave us Ronald Reagan....Ann Coulter)
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To: rdl6989

Dang-Where’s my list:

1- Milk
2- Bread
3- Bananas
4-case of beer


7 posted on 01/30/2011 8:27:44 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: AGreatPer
And Obama is going to Penn State on Wednesday. Wonder how he will travel?

He will use his hot air to elevate himelf above the storm system and his magic messiah powers to fly forward and will be there in a jiffy.

8 posted on 01/30/2011 8:29:17 AM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Dr. Ursus

Firewood stacked and ready !


9 posted on 01/30/2011 8:29:46 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Go Hawks !)
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To: Dr. Ursus
#4 on your list is of utmost importance.
10 posted on 01/30/2011 8:30:20 AM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: rdl6989

“Alex Sosnowski”

Appropriate name.


11 posted on 01/30/2011 8:30:31 AM PST by Fresh Wind (TOTUS knows how to give a speech. Obama knows how to read.)
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To: Dr. Ursus

1-Wine
2-Wasabi Peas
3-Shrimp
4-WW Pizza


12 posted on 01/30/2011 8:32:11 AM PST by geege
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To: Allegra

How are you doing friend? We were to leave for Egypt friday.
Our orginial tour date was the 14th,which would have put us
in the Rames Hilton on Wed. We’re hoping our tour mates got
out of Egypt.


13 posted on 01/30/2011 8:34:27 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: geege

Actually,your list is better.


14 posted on 01/30/2011 8:35:50 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Dr. Ursus
We were to leave for Egypt friday.

Wow...I'm glad you're home safe and sound and I hope your tour-mates are able to get out OK. Have you heard from any of them?

I've almost gone to Egypt a couple of times, but haven't made it there yet.

Will you re-schedule your trip if things settle down?

We're fine here - it's just rainy and very muddy, but all is quiet and that's always good.

Drink one of those Groundhog Day Storm beers for me!

15 posted on 01/30/2011 8:41:11 AM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Allegra; Dr. Ursus
If you live in the southeast during 'cane season: Plywood.

I've always wondered what the hell happened to the palletloads of plywood that got snapped up LAST hurricane threat went....the stuff must just fall off the face of the earth.

16 posted on 01/30/2011 8:41:28 AM PST by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: rdl6989

Geez....you folks on the Eastern Seaboard have my sympathy...you guys have been just hammered this winter and I almost feel guilty that the weather out here has been pretty stable lately. Cold and wet, but we have not had snow this year.

Hang tough...


17 posted on 01/30/2011 8:44:45 AM PST by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts...)
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To: rdl6989
Groundhog Day Storm May Affect More than 100 Million People

Aw Jeez, not this **** again!

18 posted on 01/30/2011 8:45:19 AM PST by mikrofon (and again ... and again ...)
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To: rdl6989
Groundhog Day Storm ...
What storm?

19 posted on 01/30/2011 8:48:15 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: geege

Googling WW pizza.


20 posted on 01/30/2011 8:48:29 AM PST by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)
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To: rdl6989
"Don't drive angry"


Today is a good day to die.
I didn't say for whom.

21 posted on 01/30/2011 8:57:42 AM PST by The Comedian (It's 3am all over the planet.)
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To: rdl6989

It’s a nuisance and I hate it with passion—I’m not much good when the temperature falls below about 70—but look at the bright side: the more of this kind of thing there is, the less likely people are going to be willing to sit still for preaching and taxes re: “global warming”.


22 posted on 01/30/2011 8:58:54 AM PST by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Firewood stacked and ready !

Due to the colder winter than expected, had to refresh wood stock yesterday, hardly able to get out of bed today, ooooouch !!!

Some in my area have $700.00 power bill, heat pumps only. :-( poor soles.

We pay nine cents per kilowatt which is cheap compared to other areas. This about to change beginning in April, our power Co. is starting what they call “peak usage” which will raise rate to twenty seven cent per kilowatt. In summer from four PM to twelve mid-night is considered peak usage. I told my wife we would live in the basement in the summer and upstairs in the winter, LOL !

As O-bam-ass promised, your power rates are going to rise.
Kill all the Coal burning power producers and build no Nuclear Power Plants. Wind and Sun isn’t isn’t going to get it done. Will Americans ever get enough of this crap????


23 posted on 01/30/2011 8:59:31 AM PST by buck61 ( making)
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To: rdl6989

Darn, only 3 inches expected in my neck of the woods - the snow plow guy won’t show - I’m shoveling......*aargh*

I hate snow!


24 posted on 01/30/2011 9:00:17 AM PST by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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Alex Sosnowski, Expert Senior Meteorologist What a name for a meteorologist. I wonder if that's what's on his driver's license.

Reminds me of a guy we had on TV when I was growing up. He was the weatherman for on of the local TV stations in Tampa/St. Pete Florida. His name was Sonny Daye. And I believe that was actually on his driver's license.

25 posted on 01/30/2011 9:07:08 AM PST by cc2k (If having an "R" makes you conservative, does walking into a barn make you a horse?)
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To: buck61

I moved half a pickup load up by the house this morning from the storage stack near the lake front. This looks to be some of my very old firewood, full of dust and a few live spiders. I made sure to slam each piece on the gravel to bump off the critters. I hate to use insecticide but may have to...


26 posted on 01/30/2011 9:13:31 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Go Hawks !)
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To: rdl6989

Now the 6-8 feet piles of snow on each corner will be 8-10 feet. Our parking lots are a mess.

I’m in the suburbs of Long Island, we have our front and back yards to put the snow. Where the heck is NYC going to put it?

My boss has a place in NYC and he says it’s a mess....there’s no where to put the snow!

The one thing I am thankful for is my Ford Explorer, 8v all wheel drive that gets me to and from safely. He’s a hungry beast, but I don’t care. I love him because he keeps me safe.


27 posted on 01/30/2011 9:15:14 AM PST by NoGrayZone (WTF?)
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To: ErnBatavia
If you live in the southeast during 'cane season: Plywood.

Yep...home is near the Gulf of Mexico and I did have my front windows boarded up with plywood when a big one was on the way once.

Then, it turned north at the last minute and we barely got anytyhing from it. :)

28 posted on 01/30/2011 9:18:27 AM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: steelyourfaith

ping


29 posted on 01/30/2011 9:21:51 AM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error.hennie pennie;)
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To: rdl6989

On the upside, Phil won’t see his shadow...:)


30 posted on 01/30/2011 9:34:50 AM PST by Salamander ( I think I need some rest but sleepin' don't come very easy in a straight white vest......)
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To: muawiyah
And there's this big solar mass ejection scheduled for launch and it's going to get here right at the same time as the storm hits ~ hmm.

We won't be able to see the auroras through the clouds.

31 posted on 01/30/2011 9:34:59 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine (/s, in case you need to ask)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

I moved half a pickup load up by the house this morning from the storage stack near the lake front.

Trying something different this winter.
Having access to several logging Co’s in our area I have purchased fresh logs delivered, cut them the size needed for my wood burner. A tan-tum load coast me two hundred fifty dollars, should be able to get five to six pick-up loads ?
At sixty seven I’m still able to do this manual labor, and besides, I consider this therapeutic to my health, LOL !
I usually go to my Bro’s farm and cut the trees myself, but
have found this to be a lot of dangerous work at my age.

Hopefully as long as my health allows, I will continue to defeat the power Co’s and the Federal Gov.?


32 posted on 01/30/2011 10:02:25 AM PST by buck61 ( making)
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To: rdl6989

Ok, when does it hit?


33 posted on 01/30/2011 10:06:32 AM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: rdl6989

Looks like we’re in for about 12 inches of snow in southern WI accumulating on Monday and Tuesday. Mid-week the night temp falls to -10.


34 posted on 01/30/2011 10:57:46 AM PST by TheConservativeParty (President Sarah Louise Palin....Resistance is futile! Prepare to be liberated!)
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To: rdl6989
if it develops to its full potential.

We're all gonna DIE!

35 posted on 01/30/2011 11:11:41 AM PST by Michael Barnes
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To: buck61
When we built new in ‘02, we put in a ground source heat pump with the thermal floor option and really don't need to burn wood. But because we have oak and hickory falling out of the ground hereabouts, it's a shame to let it go to waste.
36 posted on 01/30/2011 11:25:26 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Go Hawks !)
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To: Allegra

We have to contact the tour next week and I’ll find out
then. I hope they were at least able to fly out to Jerusalem as we were planning.


37 posted on 01/30/2011 1:26:05 PM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: rdl6989; Fractal Trader; FrPR; enough_idiocy; meyer; Normandy; Whenifhow; TenthAmendmentChampion; ..
Thanx rdl6989 !

 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

38 posted on 01/30/2011 2:02:14 PM PST by steelyourfaith (ObamaCare Death Panels: a Final Solution to the looming Social Security crisis ?)
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To: mamelukesabre

Tuesday will be really bad.


39 posted on 01/31/2011 4:51:04 AM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error)
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