#SOL19: Snow Day

The grocery aisles are empty again.  No bread. Little milk. Cleaned out as the storm warning map encompassed the entire state.

The Reality?

Excerpts from the 10 pm news on Monday night:

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Yes, the purple was ice deposited first as rain and then transitioning to ice hours later . . . about two inches thick on the sidewalk.

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The ticker at the bottom of the TV screen with school announcements in red and the metro schools circulating faster in blue.

What’s the verdict?

At 10 pm the night before:

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It’s still early.  5 am.  Not many changes.


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Why does it matter?

If schools are closed all around, it’s not a good travel day.  It’s probably not a good

“step outside the door day”

And the state road map (511org)

shows solid pink


Great work at home day.

Great work inside day.

Snow day 10 or 11 or 12.

What’s your snow day plan?

8 am update . . .

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8 responses

  1. I don’t think I’d like all that snow and cold, but I’m weary and would like a day off. All we have today is rain, rain, rain.

    1. Margaret,
      I agree with the weariness . . . somehow the waiting, wondering, and worrying about the weather builds up to extra stress. Hopefully sunshine is headed your way SOON!

  2. We had snow during the night. Now we are getting freezing rain. Later it is to change to all rain. Kathy had a hair appointment this afternoon which she will cancel. I don’t think I am leaving the house today. I am ready for Spring! Hope Phil was right with his prediction.

    1. The days seem to run together. We had snow, rain, sleet, ice, and then snow again . . . I am so ready for it to end!

  3. Its my first snow day of the school year….we’ve lucked out a bit so far. I fear the ice more than the snow. It is a good day to work at home – I finally made time to write and post! Enjoy your snow day 🙂

    1. I agree Jen that ice is the worst! It seems like the old days of chains or studded snow tires made a difference – but right now, inside seems best!

  4. It is ice day off for us. I have lost count how many we have had off. My living room windows are covered in ice. Staying home is the best choice today!

    1. Oh, my! Yes, home is often the best choice! Routines and schedules seem to be unnecessary!

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