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. ...
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?
seasull says (on January 9, 2005 12:25 PM):
LOL, no, but perhaps if the forecast had been for 9 - 12 inches...
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.
Spacy says (on January 10, 2005 04:44 PM):
Surely you've heard of "nuclear winter"?
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