Call it what you will, it’s going to dump a lot of snow on us. Fluffy snow, thank goodness. We rarely have the light, fluffy kind here in New England.
It has been snowing for seven hours, but the weatherman this morning said it hasn’t really begun.
We’re in the darkest blue band, the one that predicts 24-36″ of snow.
But snow is not the problem. It’s the 50-70 mph winds anticipated for this afternoon, right here along the coast, that could cause the most damage along with power outages.
Oh my goodness.
I was up at 4:30 this morning, partly because I was tired of listening to the wind and mostly because I wanted coffee before the power went out.
Daughter Nancy is working double shifts at her assisted living facility this weekend and is grabbing what sleep she can on the floor in an empty room instead of driving in the storm. There is increasing pressure on the governor to spend some of the Federal “Covid relief money” on giving bonuses to health care workers. They have worked so hard—and could make a larger hourly salary by working at McDonalds.
My emails to the governor and state representatives go unanswered.
Stay warm and safe, everyone. We’re hoping the power stays on and, no matter what, won’t be venturing out of the house anytime soon.