Cold and snowy describes yesterday and last night best. All of the city’s added to their totals with Rochester being the winner of the last round. They picked up just under half a foot of snow and came in with 5.4 inches. Syracuse placed second with 4.1 inches of new snow reported so far. Binghamton had 1.9, Buffalo had 1.4 inches and Albany had .3. Rochester is still on a pretty good roll and continues to pick up a little bit on Syracuse’s lead and extend their lead on Buffalo.
A lot of the schools were closed today because of the cold weather. Right now it’s minus 20 degrees with the wind chill in Syracuse. MSNBC has a reporter in the city covering the weather and just watching her out there makes me cold. Keep the kids inside today because it doesn’t take long for frostbite to set in and there is already a report of a child at Hancock airport that is being treated for frostbite on the Syracuse.com website at http://www.syracuse.com/news/updates/.
Enough about the weather though. Mega Bucks in the Mega Millions is the talk of the day. The lottery is up to 355 million dollars. That’s $355,000,000.00! Just a dollar and a dream. Make that just a dollar, a dream and a heart attack if I was to ever win it. Just imagine what you can do with all that money. Ummm, pretty much anything you want to. Of course after taxes and whatever else they take out it will probably be around 130 million but hey, I’m not all that greedy. I’ll take it, set the kids up for life, set the family and some friends up for life, start a charity and probably still have enough left to play around with. Yeah I know, stop with the dreaming and get on with the snow contest I’m curious as to what you all would do with that much money??? Good Luck to all of you who have that dollar and dream going tonight and don’t forget the snowman when you win. Have a great day all.