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EWR Doom & Gloom Thread for the [11/12-Jan-2011] Snowstorm

EWR Doom & Gloom Thread for the [11/12-Jan-2011] Snowstorm

 
Old Jan 8, 11, 4:53 pm
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EWR Doom & Gloom Thread for the [11/12-Jan-2011] Snowstorm

Can't wait to hear the stories of stranded passengers, panicked crews, and other winter storm fun pop-up as EWR gets hit with its biggest snowstorm of the year yet.
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Old Jan 8, 11, 5:13 pm
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Oh, the forecast calls for about a foot of snow at EWR from this storm.
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Old Jan 8, 11, 5:19 pm
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A foot of snow isn't even close to the biggest storm of the year. In any event, I'm in HKG now, scheduled to return to EWR at about 8:30pm n the 11th. Perhaps it's time to start planning sme alternative arrangements...

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D'h -- okay ... biggest of the year, not of the winter. I keep frgetting it's January]

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Old Jan 8, 11, 5:20 pm
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Where have you been able to see a good forecast? I can't seem to locate one!
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Old Jan 8, 11, 5:23 pm
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Originally Posted by ecosse3 View Post
Where have you been able to see a good forecast? I can't seem to locate one!
accuweather.com
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Old Jan 8, 11, 5:39 pm
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Great. I bet I'll get stranded in YQB for the next three days
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Old Jan 8, 11, 5:44 pm
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great...i'll be stranded in IAH on the way back from SJO. Going to try to get protected into PHL with a refundable ticket.

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Old Jan 8, 11, 5:45 pm
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Originally Posted by ecosse3 View Post
Where have you been able to see a good forecast? I can't seem to locate one!
The OP's handle is a very big clue on what he does for a living. He has access to all things weather.
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Old Jan 8, 11, 5:53 pm
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I'm traveling HNL-EWR arriving Thursday, January 13, 2011. The storm should be done by then right?
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Old Jan 8, 11, 6:11 pm
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great...i'll be stranded in IAH on the way back from SJO. Going to try to get protected into PHL with a refundable ticket.
Accuweather implies that the storm is supposed to come more or less up I-95. PHL is just as bad as EWR in the snow, and there are likely to be delays here as well, though with any luck we won't get more than a couple of inches. BWI + Amtrak may be a better bet.
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Old Jan 8, 11, 6:44 pm
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Looking forward to all the exotic accents (usually with foreign language shouting in the background) on the FAA telcon when international carriers divert.
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Old Jan 8, 11, 7:28 pm
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*expletive...double expletive* I have a Curacao trip planned on the 12th!!!!!!!
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Old Jan 8, 11, 7:34 pm
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When is the storm scheduled to be in EWR? Just the 11th? im supposed to fly from dc through EWR to portland maine on the 12th. Will see how that works out.
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Old Jan 8, 11, 7:40 pm
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When is the storm scheduled to be in EWR? Just the 11th? im supposed to fly from dc through EWR to portland maine on the 12th. Will see how that works out.
it sounds like afternoon 11th into the 12th. DC is also to get hit along with the south.
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Old Jan 8, 11, 7:43 pm
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it sounds like afternoon 11th into the 12th. DC is also to get hit along with the south.
I have an UA ticket on the 11th...*expletive*
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