Snowy Breakfast Nuggets: 1/27/2011
Snowiest January ever; could break seasonal record
Did you know?
- After the latest Hoboken Winter Storm, we broke the 1996 record for snowiest January ever? And there’s four more days left!
- Just about 20″ more before the end of the winter – and 2010/2011 will be the snowiest winter in recorded history.
I want to see Al Gore shovel. Now!
The city was doing OK for a while, what happened?
The two last “pansy” storms Hoboken had were handled with such (over-zealous) precision by the city administration, it was a bit surprising. But the minute a serious storm hits our area (with plenty of advance warning as to the potential), the ball is dropped faster than you can say “What tax cut?”
Seems that there are a myriad of issues concerning the latest major winter storm in Hoboken.
- The pre-salting of the roads was once again absent for the most part.
- Whatever plows we had – were at a minimum, and too late.
Towing of the emergency routes should have taken place during the “lull” in this storm – when roads for the most part were passable. Why they waited until we got buried is inexplicable.
Hoboken’s grade for this storm: D-
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Enjoy your slippery day today!