So Much Snow!

Attention St. Louis: The two local news organizations (who also run the news on the other two stations), would like to use this Tuesday night as a “do over” night. See the extra snow kinda took everyone by surprise, including our local news folks and they really really really feel horrible about not getting to spend a whole night going on and on about all the snow and how it will change everything. [Read More]
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Governor Nixon Says We’re In an Emergency

Governor Jay Nixon asked President Obama if he can officially call an emergency for all 114 Missouri counties so we can all get some federal money. Nixon’s office says the governor submitted the request to President Barack Obama on Wednesday as Missouri began digging out from the blizzard and severe winter storm. Nixon says the record or near-record snowfall that hit much of Missouri has burdened local jurisdictions and the state with “tremendous” costs. [Read More]

Photos From Your Snow Day

You didn’t go to work today did you? Did you “work at home”? Yeah, sure you did. Here are some things you would have seen if you had left your house. Only a few loaves of bread left at the O’Fallon, MO Shop-n-Save. Probably wheat bread. (via KMOV) Blueberry Hill had a sign out to tell all the zero people in the Loop that they are in fact open. Great move. [Read More]
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Finding Things in the Weather Radar is Fun

It’s about the time of year when everyone in St. Louis pretends we are actually in New Mexico and begins to freak out about any nominal snow fall. “Oh no! Snow is coming! Who would have predicted 3 inches of snow in January?!” It’s even worse after the whole New Year’s Eve deal, which turned the St. Louis area population in to a bunch of cave people (ok, some of them were pretty close already) scared of anything with the word “storm” in it as though the weather gods are out to get us. [Read More]
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Are Some Schools Closing? I Can’t Tell.

Try to watch a Conan repeat on KSDK on a cold snowy night in St. Louis and see if you can tell if any schools are closing tomorrow. Here’s a photo from last night: Where are they…hmmm….ah found them! Bottom of the screen with the snowflakes. (Nice touch) There are seriously loads of problems with this, so lets toss out some easy ones like oh the fact that internet might be a way better place for this kinda crap, and start with a simple one: Are you freakin’ serious with the size of this thing? [Read More]