People have been asking about this POTENTIAL winter storm next Thursday and Friday. I put POTENTIAL in all caps because we don't know how bad it's going to be... not yet, at least. That's because time is the biggest enemy of weather forecasters everywhere.
My basic point here is not to panic just because a particular model run is calling for a bunch of snow a week out. That's because subtle changes in the forecast over the coming days can change what we actually see in a week's time. We'll have a much better idea of what this storm could do by the beginning of next week... SO DON'T PANIC! Not yet, at least. -BA