With a dinky-ish storm out of the way, can we expect Killer Death Snow on the weekend? Our friends at the NWS office in Taunton are getting us nibbling at our fingernails :
WHILE MODELS ARE STILL STRUGGLING WITH THE TRACK AND DETAILS OF A COASTAL STORM FORECAST TO HIT SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND THIS WEEKEND...THEY ARE IN AGREEMENT THAT IT WILL BE CLOSE ENOUGH TO RESULT IN WIDESPREAD WINTRY PRECIPITATION. THE LATEST MODEL RUNS HAVE INDICATED A TRACK JUST INSIDE THE 40/70 BENCHMARK  AND TEMPERATURES COLD ENOUGH TO RESULT IN WIDESPREAD PLOWABLE SNOW. BUT JUST A MODEL RUN AGO...A TRACK MORE OVER SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WOULD HAVE BROUGHT A MIX OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION. SO THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS STORM. REGARDLESS...EXPECT CONFIDENCE TO INCREASE IN PTYPE AND AMOUNTS OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO AS THE MODELS GET A BETTER HANDLE ON THE TRACK OF THE STORM.
The French Toast Alert System has been developed in consultation with local and federal emergency officials to help you determine when to panic and rush to the store to buy milk, eggs and bread.
Low: No storm predicted. Harvey Leonard sighs and looks dour on the evening news. Go about your daily business but consider buying second refrigerator for basement, diesel generator. Good time to replenish stocks of maple syrup, cinnamon.
Guarded: Light snow predicted. Subtle grin appears on Harvey Leonard's face. Check car fuel gauge, memorize quickest route to emergency supermarket should conditions change.
Elevated: Moderate, plowable snow predicted. Harvey Leonard openly smiles during report. Empty your trunk to make room for milk, eggs and bread. Clear space in refrigerator and head to store for an extra gallon of milk, a spare dozen eggs and a new loaf of bread.
High: Heavy snow predicted. Harvey Leonard breaks into huge grin, can't keep his hands off the weather map. Proceed at speed limit before snow starts to nearest supermarket to pick up two gallons of milk, a couple dozen eggs and two loaves of bread - per person in household.
Severe: Nor'easter predicted. This is it, people, THE BIG ONE. Harvey Leonard makes repeated references to the Blizzard of '78. RUSH to emergency supermarket NOW for multiple gallons of milk, cartons of eggs and loaves of bread. IGNORE cries of little old lady you've just trampled in mad rush to get last gallon of milk. Place pets in basement for use as emergency food supply if needed.
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Put the French Toast Alert System on your site! Copy and paste the following where you want the alert to show up. It's 124 pixels wide by 126 pixels high:
Become the alert: Buy an official French Toast Alert T-shirt and run around updating your neighbors:
Toastaphon: Toast image derived from this French Toast sammich photo  by Bunchofpants.