Now do you understand why more and more people are packing up and moving to Florida? Every winter over the last five years, Mindy and I start the same conversation about moving down south.

It all has to do with the snow and the cold, the blowing and the drifting, and the slipping and the sliding. As my wife and I get ready to launch into our 70's, the New England winters feel colder, and playing in the snow naked has lost its appeal, which is why the upcoming news of a possible nor'easter heading our way is sucky news. Here's what we know as of Tuesday afternoon according to

Their is the potential for a coastal storm to bring heavy snowfall and high winds to portions of the area Friday night into Saturday night. Uncertainties remain with the track and intensity of the coastal storm and its resulting potential impacts.

Meteorologist Ryan Hanrahan from NBC Connecticut is saying, "a blizzard is possible somewhere in New England with strong winds and heavy snow totals. How much in CT specifically? Too soon to tell, but it could be a big one."

Snowy Tree Outside the I-95 Studios - Ethan Carey
Snowy Tree Outside the I-95 Studios - Ethan Carey

Chief On-Air Meteorologist for Accuweather Bernie Rayno says that the storm could intensify enough from Friday to Saturday to be classified as a bomb cyclone as it moves northward toward New England.

The bottom line is we're going to get some snow; we don't know how much because it's too early to predict which path this storm will take until later in the week. So I'm waiting for Steve Turk's weekend forecast, which he will deliver tonight via his Facebook Page. I find his forecast's the most accurate.

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