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KosmoCramer
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Member since Dec 2007
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Since when did they start naming winter storms?
Winter Storm Euclid, really?


Kafka
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Member since Jul 2007
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re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?


KosmoCramer
Ohio State Fan
Member since Dec 2007
56919 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
I'm trying to get to my thread starting quota for 2012. You showed me the light.


SM6
Navy Fan
Chicago
Member since Jul 2008
7052 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
Gotta wonder if it's an attention grabbing thing. Much easier to get an audience for storm razzmatazz than it is for a low pressure system moving toward the gulf.


onelochevy
LSU Fan
Slidell, LA
Member since Jan 2011
9808 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
Probably because of insurance companies. They want that 'named storm' deductible.


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Pepe Lepew
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Member since Oct 2008
29634 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
only when they hit the east .....


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GeauxLSU8
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2005
3875 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
I read that it was a thing the Weather Channel was doing. They are not named by NOAA.


redstick13
USA Fan
Cameroon
Member since Feb 2007
25381 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
Think this is the first year. Maybe last year but we didn't have enough winter storms to name last year.


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Swoopin
Auburn Fan
Member since Jun 2011
20581 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
Just the weather channel. People follow named storms closer. Pretty lame marketing tactic


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dukke v
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Member since Jul 2006
155261 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
The Weather Channel . The most TERRIBLE weather reporting in history. Hell all they do is look at maps and show them to ya. They NEVER tell us WHY shite will happen. PLUS I think they get an extra bonus for saying ATLANTA in EVERY segment. SAD INDEED.


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sonusfaber
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Member since Apr 2010
2597 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
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Since when dud they start naming winter storms?


Since insurance companies got involved. A named storm means higher deductible in most cases.


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20MuleTeam
LSU Fan
West Hartford
Member since Sep 2012
3471 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
New stupid fad one tv station up here started that shite years ago all the rest tried to ignore their ignorant asses but I guess it caught on other places


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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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Here
Member since Jan 2011
47969 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
The stupid frickin weather channel pulled it out their ass. We know it as the worry channel in my house.


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LarryDavid
Maryland Fan
Los Angeles
Member since Sep 2010
2773 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
Weather Channel trying to take over, but really causing confusion with the National Weather Service and the general public.


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Member since Jun 2010
3303 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
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The Weather Channel . The most TERRIBLE weather reporting in history. Hell all they do is look at maps and show them to ya. They NEVER tell us WHY shite will happen. PLUS I think they get an extra bonus for saying ATLANTA in EVERY segment. SAD INDEED.

Which of these is you?


AmosMosesAndTwins
New Orleans Saints Fan
Lake Charles
Member since Apr 2010
13494 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
Katrina.


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HarryBalzack
Member since Oct 2012
12091 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
I don't know, but do Stephanie Abrams's tittays have names?


dukke v
LSU Fan
PLUTO
Member since Jul 2006
155261 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
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Which of these is you?




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LarryDavid
Maryland Fan
Los Angeles
Member since Sep 2010
2773 posts

re: Since when did they start naming winter storms?
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I don't know, but do Stephanie Abrams's tittays have names?


Nippleoon & Fog Light


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