I can imagine that my friends in the Northeast aren't too happy today:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1240 PM EST SUN DEC 26 2010
...DANGEROUS WINTER STORM IMMINENT...
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST MONDAY...
* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WITH CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT
* ACCUMULATIONS...15 TO 20 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP
TO 2 FEET POSSIBLE.
* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DEVELOPING
THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING DUE TO SIGNIFICANT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS...AND STRONG WINDS CAUSING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING
AND DRIFTING OF SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE NEAR ZERO AT
TIMES... WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS EXPECTED. STRONG WINDS MAY
ALSO DOWN SOME POWER LINES...TREE LIMBS...AND CHRISTMAS
* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON INTO
MUCH OF TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST
MONDAY MORNING...BUT STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH
* WINDS....DURING THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS
WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 60 MPH.
ISOLATED HIGHER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS LONG ISLAND.
We've got a little lake-effect snow right now, with about 15 cm on the ground, but nothing too heinous. Parker, in fact, just got half an hour of running around in it at Oz Park. He's even doing better on recall. Not much better, but still.