Saturday, January 22, 2005

Blizzard coats NYC

We're getting pounded by a record breaking blizzard as we speak. Streets have been emptied, Starbuck cafes are raking in the dough with all the latte-consuming denizens of this great city, and salt covers whitened sidewalks.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg activated his emergency operations center, canceled days off and vacations for sanitation workers and warned residents to stay off the streets."This really is a dangerous storm that is coming in," Bloomberg said.The National Weather Service posted a blizzard warning for New York City and the surrounding area beginning at noon Saturday through midday Sunday, predicting bitterly cold temperatures, high winds and up to two feet of snow. Bloomberg said each inch of snow usually costs his city a million dollars to clear. Tragically, people can die," he said.
In the meantime, I'll avoid the snowsqualls and kick back with a cocoa--Raging Bull is on TV.

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