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Albany School Closings and Weather Information

Have you heard we're getting a storm? We haven't had much winter in the past two years so any storm delivering any amount of snowfall gets people all excited. We're expecting a pretty big storm though and many schools decided to close ahead of the storm. Our list of closings is continually updated as is our real time weather.

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Seriously though, you ready for some serious snow? I was just chatting with a buddy yesterday about the white stuff. Our general consensus?  Why haven't we seen a snow storm that drops 2 inches an hour, like back in the old days? You know what I'm saying right? Like, the kind of snow plows can't keep up on? That's what I long for when it comes to winter and snow. Let's roll out the prediction.

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Hey Weather Channel: Stop Naming Winter Storms – It’s Stupid

 

Using the word stupid isn't always polite and should be reserved for special occasions  and The Weather Channel trying to name winter storms is a perfect example of when to use the word stupid. 

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Fallen snowman
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Drunk Man Has Sex With Snowman and Gets Frostbite On His Wiener

There are times when the eyes of an alcoholic reveal a darkness so vast that everything decrepit in the universe appears to makes sense, like a bloodshot lookingglass reflecting a message from God - or maybe not. Either way, occasionally a rare breed of sloppy degenerate rises up from the drunken pits of hell to prove to the rest of us that there is a long way to go before we ever hit rock bottom. You'll know them by their frostbitten penises. 

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Broken Glass
akeg, flickr user
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Homeless Man Breaks Windows To Stay Warm

With temps barely reaching 20 degrees over the last few days, which will likely carry into the weekend, we can all agree that it's- burr chilly cold chilly burr cold burr- out there, no?  For me, I appreciate the fact that I have a few blankets and a warm place to rest my head. For others, staying warm means committing a crime. 

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Jeff Swensen/Getty Images
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What’s The Best Part About Snow in Albany?

Yes I’m talking about the white fluffy stuff from the sky not the one hit wonder fake Jamaican dude with glasses. What’s so great about this cold stuff that make people drive slow an angry?

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ezra shaw - getty images
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Where Is The Best Place To Ski And Snowboard Near Albany?

 

 

Last year we had a winter without snow. Now that we have more snow then we can handle I got to know where the best place to go skiing or snowboarding near the Albany Area is.

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Frosters Anonymous, Facebook
Frosters Anonymous, Facebook
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Frosting – The New Facebook Craze

While most of us are bundling up with the dipping temperatures, a new fad has hit Facebook called "Frosting". What is it? Well, you wear summer-like clothes (speedos, swimwear, etc) in the cold or snow, take a picture, then post on the Frosters Anonymous page.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
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Get Ready — Forecasters Predict a Brutal Winter Ahead

This summer has been unusually hot, with record-breaking temperatures all over the country. But in a few months, we may be wishing for a little of that heat — forecasters are warning we should brace for a particularly harsh winter.

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Do You Believe in Global Warming? – Survey of the Day

Belief in global warming has hit a three-year high, which experts attribute to a warmer than usually winter in the US.

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Snow Emergencies In Effect Around Albany Area

In case you hadn't noticed, mother nature decided to remind us that it is in fact winter and we are still in the northeast.  Now there are several snow emergencies in effect.

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First Real Winter Storm Of 2012 On It’s Way To Albany

People in the Albany area have been pretty lucky so far this winter.  Mild weather and virtually no snow, but that is about to change with a storm on it's way for Wednesday.

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