TRAVEL NOT RECOMMENDED AFTER 5-6PM!!!!!
VERY POTENT QUICK INTENSE HITTING BLIZZARD 6PM -2AM BRUNT
SNOW FALL RATES 2-4″ PER HOUR
AMOUNTS IN QUESTION .
VERY VERY SIGNIFICANT DAMAGING WIND EVENT! TREES / WIRES / STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO HOMES POSSIBLE… WINDS GUSTING TO HURRICANE FORCE!
PLEASE STAY HOME BE SAFE AND DO NOT TRAVEL IN THIS BLIZZARD!!!!
THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS STORM!!!!
City of Gloucester
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CODE RED -Issued at 11 am
Saturday, February 15th, 2014
Good afternoon. This is Mayor Carolyn Kirk with an important message from the City of Gloucester’s code red emergency messaging system.
Effective at 7pm this evening, Saturday, February 15th, the city has declared a snow emergency and parking ban on all city streets. All school parking lots will be available to residents during this ban.
From 7pm this evening until Noon on Sunday, February 16th, all vehicles are banned from parking on city streets.
Violators of this emergency declaration are subject to ticketing and towing at the owners expense. Residents and businesses are reminded that they are responsible for clearing snow from sidewalks adjacent to their property.
To repeat, the city of Gloucester has issued a parking ban on all city streets as of 7pm this evening. The ban shall be in effect until Noon on Sunday, February 16th.
Thank you for listening, and this concludes this message.
Remember that glove you lost yesterday? It’s been found! Now you just need to remember where this is… Your welcome.
“A few of the artists will be at Flatrocks Gallery to talk about ahht. got any good questions for me? I’ll be there.” Deb
Kicking off today’s storm with Italian Popcorn, Smoked Kielbasa, and White Wine…Let it snow… Let it snow… Let it snow…Click see more for a step-by-step popcorn recipe Sista Style! Read more
It was quite a scene at Audrey’s flower shop last night when I stopped by to deliver Valentine Treats to dear friends working in the shop. The store was full of patrons picking up and placing last minute Valentine orders. Their phone was ringing off the hook, while designers were hustling around their stations creatively putting together dozens of gorgeous floral arrangements. My BFF Dee is, Audrey’s customer service/store manager. She remained busy working the phones taking orders, and scheduling Valentine deliveries throughout the North Shore, a task she had been doing all day. Thursday’s predicted snow storm and winter mess literally tried to put a bump in the road for Valentine deliveries on Thursday and Friday. But Dee, known to her friends and coworkers as, ” Ms. Organized,” and “Ms. Get It Done” kept Audrey’s “Operation Valentine”, running smoothly like red velvet frosting the past few days. Today the Audrey’s crew is back at it again, taking special care of all their “In The Doghouse” customers, with~ Forgive Me, I’m late & Love You Valentine Floral Arrangements!
No Confessions needed, call Audrey’s today and get yourself outta the doghouse!
8-10″ Heavy Snow
Damaging Winds Excess of 60mph!
Coastal Flooding Minor!
Start Time 2-4 PM ..
End Time 2-6AM SUNDAY!
Mariners Forecast !
DONT GO OUT!!!!
Winds NE 30-50 Knots Sustained
Gusts past 70 Knots ! Seas building 17-25 FT!
Synopsis …. Bombing storm off ACK later today and tonight will bring in heavy bands of Snow and Wind …
Travel not recommend after 6pm ! As high winds / and Snow will make for 0 visibility at times … Snow will accumulate 8-10″ maybe higher ! Sum models put out more QPF / while others less.. Winds pick up 25-35 from east late day veering north east 35-45 sustained tonight gusts over 60mph!
Storm warning at the Coast !
Hurricane Force wind Warning 30 miles off shore ! Track crucial if 30 miles further west then Hurricane Conditions to the shore …power outages likely ESP CC / South Shore .. Although Cape Ann Will have plenty as well I’m sure .. K more later … Maybe a live Report later tonight .. Please if u don’t have to go out tonight Don’t !!! Thank u for reading …
Beauport Princess Valentine Dinner – be sure to view more photos by Terry Webber on GoodMorningGloucester.
Thanks for your consideration,
Beer Journalist & Travel Writer
GloucesterCast 2/14/14 With Joey C and The Rabbit
Second Podcast In Two Days With The Rabbit (Audio is messed up from 5:20-9:34) so fast forward it to 9:34 to get back to the audio. We’re taping with a simple iPad so I don’t have my editing tools.
Topics: People who use coupons at restaurants and don’t tip on the full amount, The Rabbit chatting up 23 year olds on the beach (and how that went), results of the snow shoveling poll, thanks to Kim Smith, Sista Felicia banging out the Valentine recipes, LMGTFY, Shout Out To Nephew BJ, De-Clawing Cats vs Cutting The Vocal Chords Out Of Yapping Dogs, The Bear Necessities.
These MFers are crazy.
Lined up in five degree weather, brisk wind bearing down on them, barely moving enough to generate any heat.
Good times my friend! Gooood times!
After this what do y’all say about punching each other in the nuts for a couple hours? May as well top off the day real nice.