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Never heard this term before

Discussion in 'Weather' started by grandview, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    On the news today they were talking about a storm coming up Tues. 2/5 and they called it a "mega" storm.:confused:
  2. STEVE F 350

    STEVE F 350 Member
    Messages: 48

    The mother of all storms...
  3. Mysticlandscape

    Mysticlandscape Senior Member
    Messages: 689

  4. augerandblade

    augerandblade PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,054

    tymusic:cool:ussmileyflag:cool:Hopefully even if its exagerated, people will stock up on necessities and stay off the dang roads so we can get our job done, if and when it does happen.
  5. ColliganLands

    ColliganLands PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    what you mean the big rain storm?
  6. DBG

    DBG Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    they're calling it a nor'easter here in syracuse.
  7. JDiepstra

    JDiepstra PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,780

    Don't worry the forecast will change 20 times between now and then anyway.
  8. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,157

    we dont count with them Steve we will get a mother of all rain storms like always :p
  9. snow tender

    snow tender Senior Member
    Messages: 134

    Same thing here. They said it will be like the younger brother of the 93 storm. Now we just have to go through the normal up and downs of weather forecasting.
  10. mzgloves20

    mzgloves20 Member
    Messages: 55

    Looks like it gonna be a mega flop... I was looking at the jet streams on weather tap and the upswing from the gulf is already east of the east coast.

    Bummer... (for me anyway)
  11. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    The mega storm is for the ssmino now!:p
  12. Turbodiesel

    Turbodiesel Senior Member
    Messages: 428

    Circa 1996 maybe???

    Looking all too familiar..........

  13. mzgloves20

    mzgloves20 Member
    Messages: 55

    I'm all for advanced notice, but some of us (me...lol..) can't wait for big snow (which we never get anymore).

    The weather people need to shut up till they have a better idea what's going on....:realmad:
  14. shovelracer

    shovelracer Senior Member
    Messages: 525

    I think mega is a little overboard. In other sections of the country they can get 5 feet and the next day the kids will be waiting will be waiting for the bus as usual. I didnt realize that less than 2 feet means mega around here. Maybe 5" and an inch of rain if we are lucky.

    As far as terms go I still like Thunder Snow better.
  15. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    That means it an only be plowed with a Snoway Mega Plow:jester:
  16. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    Um as far as I have seen over and over it wont even come close to upstate New York. So if you heard the word "Mega" it must have been for a car dealer have a mega sale or something