Speaking of snow... Vinny & O saw a larger-than-usual crowd at Key Food on Avenue A last evening... "it was a lot crazier at the checkouts, creating that usual no-move zone. Everyone was talking in line about Jonas." (BTW, The Weather Channel came up with the name Jonas, so it's not really official.)
We were at Key on Wednesday night for a few non-Jonas supplies, and noted a run on Corn Pops.
Sober predictions see anywhere from 6 to 18 inches of snow hitting the NYC area — under a "blizzard watch" — starting Saturday morning. This is all subject to change, of course.
Meanwhile, the MTA has announced their possible blizzard emergency plans here.
We'll update throughout the day with any relevant, uh, updates
And if you want some temporary work shoveling snow and helping grow beefy triceps at the same time, the city is hiring.
Updated 4:55 a.m.
The National Weather Service has upgraded the forecast to a blizzard warning. Scary graphics to follow. And exclamation points!!!!!
(Speaking of Whiteout, I always liked that Boss Hog record.)
And I'll be updating more often (probably!) at the @evgrieve Twitter thing.