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If it's the weekend, I'll probably just stay home. If it's a weekday, I'm still heading to the lab, but you just have to take it easy. If you slow down a bit, and keep an eye out for other drivers, you'll usually be OK. It really is the other driver's that you have to be careful of, like the little old lady who drives 5 mph down the center of the road, or the teenager in a rusted out pickup who thinks he can go 60 mph because he has 4 wheel drive.
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yesterday

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A winter storm watch doesn't really mean a whole lot, I usually just keep an eye on the weather, and If I have to make a long drive (I make frequent trips of about 200 miles between home and the Chicago area) I'll head out a little early to try to beat the snow.
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yesterday

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These seem to always happen at weddings. I listen to the weatherman and look at the weather chanel a lot. If it says its going to storm I prepare for it. And I tell all my friends and family just in case they do not kknow about it. I take them seriously as it is not right to fool with Mother Nature. She still has a thing or two to teach us.
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yesterday

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I take them every seriously and the authorities do so as well. That wasn't always the case. I remember, about 1975, landing at Chicago-Midway in a thunderstorm. I looked out the window and the wings of the airplane were flapping like a bird. Airlines don't land in thunderstorms anymore. At least, that is what I was told.
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yesterday

Bad
I'll keep an eye out for storm clouds, but other than that I don't stop doing any outdoor activites just because there's a thunderstorm warning. These things happen two or three times a week during summer. If you took T-storm warnings too seriously around here, you'd be sitting inside all summer.
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