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Had this been an actual emergency ...


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Seasull wonders when the Emergency Broadcast System changed from alerting us to imminent nuclear holocaust to letting us know it's about to start snowing:

For two nights in a row, I nearly voided my bowels when my television viewing was interrupted by the shrill alarm of the mysterious Emergency Broadcast System--and these weren't tests either. The purpose of the advisory? To inform us that a winter storm watch was in effect. ...

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Dave says (on January 9, 2005 05:50 AM):

That's worth complaining about. A tornado, maybe, but a couple of inches of snow? Did they raise the alert level to Orange, as well?

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seasull says (on January 9, 2005 12:25 PM):

LOL, no, but perhaps if the forecast had been for 9 - 12 inches...

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adamg says (on January 9, 2005 12:40 PM):

Last night Channel 25 blared an alert over "Seinfeld" to let us know that a winter storm advisory *had been extended for another two hours*! I immediately sprang into action - I settled further into the couch.

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Spacy says (on January 10, 2005 04:44 PM):

Surely you've heard of "nuclear winter"?

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