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Re: good luck with the travel…'historic' blizzard forecast...

From: Heather West <heatherwest@google.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2013 09:13:04 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+Z3oObscfuPCyKg0+TygU+upS4foxvc1TM-hJD5WY5caB=wrw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Amy Colando (LCA)" <acolando@microsoft.com>
Cc: Thomas Schauf <schauf@bvdw.org>, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, Berin Szoka <bszoka@techfreedom.org>, Haakon Flage Bratsberg <haakonfb@opera.com>, Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>, "singer@apple.com" <singer@apple.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
I was in Cambridge for years and this isn't "normal" - all the snow removal
equipment will be out, but if the worst-case scenario happens here the city
will be effectively locked down. I'll be honest, I'm pretty concerned that
the airports won't have recovered by the time we're all flying in on
Sunday, and that the area will still be in a snow emergency.

What happens with our space and food if MIT is closed on Monday?


On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 1:03 AM, Amy Colando (LCA) <acolando@microsoft.com>wrote:

>  Not really normal -- governor has asked everyone to stay home, MIT is
> closed and public transit will be closed. However, hopefully people will
> have dug out by Monday afternoon.
>
> Look forward to seeing you there.
>
> Sent from my Windows Phone
>  ------------------------------
> From: Thomas Schauf <schauf@bvdw.org>
> Sent: 2/7/2013 9:49 PM
> To: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>; Berin Szoka <bszoka@techfreedom.org>
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> Cc: Haakon Flage Bratsberg <haakonfb@opera.com>; Shane Wiley<wileys@yahoo-inc.com>;
> singer@apple.com; public-tracking@w3.org
> Subject: AW: good luck with the travel…'historic' blizzard forecast...
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>   Dear all,
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>
> in my opinion it is winter and snow is “normal” – as Peter outlined the
> weather forecast  indicated snow for Friday and Saturday, but sun for
> Sunday and Monday. And temperatures are expected to rise to about 40-44
> degrees F (approx. 5 C)
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> Therefore, we should be calm and look towards the important f2f meeting
> next week.
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> Best regards,
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> Thomas
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> Thomas Schauf
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> *Von:* Thomas Roessler [mailto:tlr@w3.org]
> *Gesendet:* Freitag, 8. Februar 2013 05:25
> *An:* Berin Szoka
> *Cc:* Haakon Flage Bratsberg; Shane Wiley; singer@apple.com;
> public-tracking@w3.org
> *Betreff:* Re: good luck with the travel…'historic' blizzard forecast...
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> On 2013-02-07, at 23:18 -0500, Berin Szoka <bszoka@techfreedom.org> wrote:
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>  Could we please make a decision on this by COB Friday?  If this is off,
> I have another conference to go to on Saturday.
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> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-tracking/2013Feb/0034.html
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> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 5:45 PM, Haakon Flage Bratsberg <haakonfb@opera.com>
> wrote:
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> Sounds like winter time. Windy and snow. Based on experience the Boston
> area has an insane amount of snow removing vehicles. More than I ever seen
> in Norway.
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> Haakon
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> On 7. feb. 2013, at 23:17, Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
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>  Thank you David.
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> W3C Staff and Co-Chairs,
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> When will you make the call on whether the F2F is a go or no-go due to
> severe weather?
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> Thank you,
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> Shane
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> Sent from my mobile device so please excuse brevity and typos.
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> -------- Original message --------
> From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
> Date: 02/07/2013 4:54 PM (GMT-05:00)
> To: "public-tracking@w3.org WG" <public-tracking@w3.org>
> Subject: good luck with the travel…'historic' blizzard forecast...
>
>   <http://www.weather.com/news/weather-winter/winter-storm-nemo-20130206>
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> "The heaviest snow totals by early Sunday morning are expected in New
> England from coastal Maine to Connecticut, as well as the Adirondacks of
> Upstate New York, where over one foot of snow is expected!  Some locations,
> particularly in coastal New England, may top two feet of storm total snow!
> The following cities are in the threat for at least one foot of snow:
>
>         • Boston
>         • Hartford
>         • Providence
>         • Portland, Maine
>         • Burlington
> This has the potential to be a top 10 snowstorm all-time in Boston!
>
> …
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> Saturday: Heavy, wind-driven snow continues in New England much of the
> day, particularly along the eastern coast.  Snow ends in the morning around
> New York City.  Snow finally tapers off inBoston Saturday evening, and
> pulls off Downeast Maine after midnight Sunday morning.  "
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> David Singer
> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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> Berin Szoka | President, TechFreedom | @TechFreedom
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