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domingo, marzo 01, 2009

How Long, How Much Longer, How Long?

The NY Times warns:
The National Weather Service predicted about a foot of snow for New York City overnight, with the heaviest snowfall starting at 9 p.m. and continuing until 7 a.m. or 8 a.m. Monday. Periods of snow were likely to continue throughout Monday afternoon....snip

The looming storm has sent the city scurrying to prepare....snip

New York City-area courts planned to remain open Monday, but thousands of new jurors were told not to report for duty in New York, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess and Orange counties, said David Bookstaver, a spokesman for the state office of Court Administration.The jurors hearing pending cases may come to court if the judge orders, he said... snip

“A foot of snow is significant and will cause significant travel problems late tonight and into tomorrow morning,” said Michael Silva, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y.

Doh. "Significant travel problems" is bureaucratic talk for forget about going anywhere on Monday. But I have a question about this winter. Actually, legendary bluesman Leroy Carr had the question, though he wasn't asking it about winter, "How long, baby, how much more longer, how long?":

Sorry for ultra boring video, but you get the idea.

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