The National Weather Service says a big winter storm with near-hurricane force winds could drop up to two feet of snow in
New England Friday and Saturday. (Feb. 7)
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DURATION: 1:27-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:SOURCE - WTNH - COURTESY WTNH, EMBARGO HARTFORD/NEW HAVEN, SEE RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY BELOW SCRIPT FOR COMPLETE RESTRICTIONSLocation - Date: West Hartford, Connecticut/February 6, 20131. SOUNDBITE (NO NAME) (transcript below)2. Mid. Shovels placed in back of car3. Wide. Snow plows in store4. Close. Snow plows.5. SOUNDBITE: VOICE OF/PAUL KOCIN/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE(Transcript Below)---SOURCE: NOAA.GOV - COURTESY NOAA.GOV6. Weather map showing storm intensity around Boston area7. Weather loop showing weather system moving in from upper Midwest--- SOURCE: WLNE - COURTESY WLNE, EMBARGO PROVIDENCELocation/Date: Providence, Rhode Island / February 6, 20138. SOUNDBITE: ANNEMARIE BEARDSWORTH/RHODE ISLAND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (transcript below)9. Mid. Woman in store buying shovel10. Close. Car being filled with gas11. Close. Storm supplies sign in store12. Mid. Store worker places milk on shelves13. Close. Gas pump placed in car14. SOUNDBITE: DICK DINEZZA / STORE MANAGER (transcript below)-----SOURCE - WTNH - COURTESY WTNH, EMBARGO HARTFORD/NEW HAVEN, SEE RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY BELOW SCRIPT FOR COMPLETE RESTRICTIONSLocation/Date: West Hartford, Connecticut/February 6, 201315. SOUNDBITE: RANDY CORNELIO / BUTLER POWER EQUIPMENT (transcript below)16. Mid. Man places shovels in back of car17. SOUNDBITE: DAVE DICICCO/PREPARING FOR STORM(transcript below)18. Wide. Parking area with construction vehicles19. Mid. Front of construction vehicles20. Close. Front of construction vehicleVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:SOUNDBITE: (WTNH) 'We're looking to buy a snow blower. One that will blow two feet of snow.'TRACK-1RESIDENTS OF NEW ENGLAND ARE GETTING READY FOR A STORM THAT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS CALLING POTENTIALLY HISTORIC.SOUNDBITE: VOICE OF/PAUL KOCIN/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE"the worst looks mostly across Central and Eastern New England, particularly the area around Boston, Massachusetts. They will be experiencing possibly gale to hurricane force wind gusts and very heavy snow, so blizzard conditions."TRACK-2THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS THE BIG STORM IS COMING OUT OF THE MIDWEST.IT COULD DROP ONE TO TWO FEET OF SNOW ACROSS MUCH OF NEW ENGLAND FROM FRIDAY MORNING TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON.SOUNDBITE (WLNE): ANNEMARIE BEARDSWORTH / RHODE ISLAND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY"now is the time before the storm hits to get your shovels ready, sand, salt, fill your gas tanks in your cars, make sure that you have enough heating fuel for at least a week.TRACK-3RESIDENTS ARE SNAPPING UP EVERYTHING FROM MILK TO SNOW BLOWERS.SOUNDBITE (WLNE): DICK DINEZZA/STORE MANAGER'we've been on the phone all day with our suppliers to get more merchandise in.'SOUNDBITE (WTNH) RANDY CORNELIO/BUTLER POWER EQUIPMENT'We sold have a dozen snow blowers today, half a dozen snow throwers, which are a little different.'SOUNDBITE: DAVE DICICCO/PREPARING FOR STORM'We want to stock up and make sure we've got supplies and everything. Other than that we've got our generator from the last two scares in case the power goes out.'TRACK-4SNOW PLOWS ARE ALREADY PRE-TREATING AREA ROADS, TO MAKE IT EASIER TO PLOW ONCE THE STORM HITS.SANDY KOZEL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY:COURTESY NOAA.GOVWLNE: COURTESY WLNE, EMBARGO PROVIDENCEWTNH: COURTESY WTNH, EMBARGO HARTFORD/NEW HAVENALL SCRIPTS USING WTNH VIDEO MUST STATE THE FOLLOWING: "USAGE OF THIS VIDEO MATERIAL IS LIMITED TO THE LESSER OF THE PERIOD OF THE DISPLAY RIGHTS IN YOUR CONTRACT WITH AP OR 30 DAYS."