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Old 08-11-2013, 11:42 PM   #11
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You guys in the N/E probably dont panic over a little snow. The Cincy area only get 1 0r 2 measurable snows a season. So the local weather personalities really try to get everybody worked up.......WHITE DEATH.....BUY BATTERIES......WHITE DEATH.....1 to 3 INCHES POSSIBLE.....CHECK ON THE ELDERLY...
Here where I live in Missouri the weathermen are constantly announcing major weather events the way you described and then nothing happens and everyone is pissed. The weathermen here are gonna keep crying wolf and people are gonna stop listening to them (god knows I don't trust them anymore) and then a big weather event will finally hit and we'll end up with a lot of people dead or injured.
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You guys in the N/E probably dont panic over a little snow. The Cincy area only get 1 0r 2 measurable snows a season. So the local weather personalities really try to get everybody worked up.......WHITE DEATH.....BUY BATTERIES......WHITE DEATH.....1 to 3 INCHES POSSIBLE.....CHECK ON THE ELDERLY...
Yep, I'm about an hour from Cincinnati, same deal here and in Louisville. I talk to people from up north all the time that can't believe we call off school for a half inch of snow
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Here where I live in Missouri the weathermen are constantly announcing major weather events the way you described and then nothing happens and everyone is pissed. The weathermen here are gonna keep crying wolf and people are gonna stop listening to them (god knows I don't trust them anymore) and then a big weather event will finally hit and we'll end up with a lot of people dead or injured.
Ahh the weatherman... The one job in the world where you can be wrong 80% or more of the time, and not be fired...
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Ahh the weatherman... The one job in the world where you can be wrong 80% or more of the time, and not be fired...
The current President make it 2 jobs.
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If we listen to the weather report on tv anymore, it is in the background. I check the weather sites every morning online on my laptop, or my phone or our weather radio. Th.at way I can make my own forecast
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First of all, don't eat sh!t.

Second, wipe that grin off your face that makes you look like you just ate some.

Lastly, everyone who wants to survive a minor catastrophe should already have food and water. Common sense should dictate that any foodstuff requiring temperature stabilization or has a short shelf life won't last long without electricity.
Calm down tugger...some of us have other things going on...and know we need to be better prepared..working on it....
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I have wondered about that too...Where i live if they forcast an inch of snow the grocery stores get wiped out. I stockpile some items, canned goods,pasta,ammo,alcohol,etc. And have 2 good wells. But dont do as much as i should, things could get crazy in a hurry..........
It's like that here. They say snow and the shelves get wiped out. I keep a lot of non perishables in storage here and have water access via springs if things get bad. It's annoying though in the land of 4x4 vehicles that it happens every single time. You can literally drive around here and the 4x4 trucks and SUVs outnumber cars better than 3:1 any given day.
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I have wondered about that too...Where i live if they forcast an inch of snow the grocery stores get wiped out. I stockpile some items, canned goods,pasta,ammo,alcohol,etc. And have 2 good wells. But dont do as much as i should, things could get crazy in a hurry..........
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Alcohol. Clearly your priorities are in order.
In a true SHTF scenario, I would not be drinking any alcohol. I would want to be sharp as a tack during that time. It would not be good to be caught any less than that when protecting your property.
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In a true SHTF scenario, I would not be drinking any alcohol. I would want to be sharp as a tack during that time. It would not be good to be caught any less than that when protecting your property.
RG may mean she has alcohol to trade for other stuff with....
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You guys in the N/E probably dont panic over a little snow. The Cincy area only get 1 0r 2 measurable snows a season. So the local weather personalities really try to get everybody worked up.......WHITE DEATH.....BUY BATTERIES......WHITE DEATH.....1 to 3 INCHES POSSIBLE.....CHECK ON THE ELDERLY...
This happens everywhere between Interstates 70 and 10.

North of I-70, just another day.

South of I-10, that crap a'int coming here!
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