Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Winter Storm Warning for Northern Berkshire

Storm Moonracer continues to amaze us. The GSD Staff decides to head out for a nice meal out on the town, and the next thing we know we come back to the Home Office and the NWS has posted a Winter Storm Warning through 7 AM tomorrow. Not a Watch but a Warning! What in Sam Hill is going on around here?

Even though it's a low end Warning (4-6 inches), we still have to take this advisement from the good folks at NOAA seriously.

Radar as of 7:30 PM
Looking at the radar, we think that this Warning is generous and ultimately will not lead to widespread snow day decisions tomorrow morning. But you never know...

A big heads up to Superintendents, though--you will have to deal with this storm tomorrow morning. We know this means ANOTHER day of dealing with iffy weather conditions--your third day in a row of getting up ridiculously early--but this is why you get the big bucks!

If the snow locks in over our area overnight, then delays will be the way to go. Those districts with high elevation towns may end up canceling school. We won't be surprised to see wider spread delays tomorrow for several districts. Not all districts will get a delay, but we expect three or four schools will opt for the delay.

Check in tomorrow morning! There's still some fight in Moonracer yet.

13 comments:

  1. Sometimes, I feel like there is a little less greylock in greylock snow day then there used to be :(

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    1. Agreed! But the GSD staff still provides an amazing service for us at no personal gain themselves, so they deserve nothing but thanks.

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    2. Please don't! Change scares many of us fragile students and frankly "BSD" is not nearly as catchy

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  2. As our readership has expanded, we need to service those folks who are interested in GSD regardless of their zip code, and our data show that we have many readers up and down the county.
    Just between you and us, would you still check in if we changed the name to Berkshire Snow Day?

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  3. I'm not at Greylock, but we reference this site every time it snows, students and teachers alike!

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  4. I think that it is great that it is Greylock Snow Day. I am one of MANY Mount Greylock graduates who still live and work in berkshire county whom reference this site for their weather reports!

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  5. How about Village Beautiful Members' Only Snow Day? You may not have as big a readership, but they will be the Right People!

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    1. GSD HQ is in the Village Beautiful, yes, but we'll take a pass on this idea. Thanks, though, for the suggestion.

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  6. Keep Greylock Snow Day! It references not only MGRHS but the mountain itself which people of the Berkshires (and beyond) are familiar with.

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  7. I respectfully disagree with your decision to lower the 10% snow day to 0%. Change it back please!

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  8. We at Hancock School appreciate the information GSD shares. Thank you.

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  9. My first comment didn't get posted so I'm re-submitting in favor of keeping Greylock Snow Day! It not only reflects your start at MGRHS but also pays tribute to the mountain itself. You've created a brand, please keep it!

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