It happens every winter, a huge snow storm is predicted and your children start dreaming of sleeping in. What if you could actually see the chances of getting a snow day? With the Snow Day Calculator you can do just that.
The blizzard slamming the east coast is closing airports, subways, train stations and roads. Store shelves are bare as everyone stocked up on bread, milk, toilet paper and of course beer. Soup and coffee sales are skyrocketing as people try to stay warm.
No doubt it's fueled by the media's frenzy, but you know that every time there's an impending storm or blizzard, some TV station will be at the local supermarket showing cleared off shelves. What items seem most critical? Bread and milk, of course.
A significant snow event is being forecast for the northeast on Friday and Saturday. Dubbed Nemo by the Weather Channel (note the National Weather Service frowns on naming winter storms). Two systems may converge on the northeast and dump more than two feet of snow on the hardest hit are…