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Good day, Winter Weather Panicsphere! Do you want to talk about something other than the impending Snowmaggedon/Snowpocalypse/SnOMG2? Well, too bad. Here’s the day’s roundup, by the numbers:

18-24: Number of inches of snow on the way for the region, according to the National Weather Service forecast

28: Record number of inches for  a D.C. snowstorm, from one that hit Jan. 27-28, 1922

8: Number of hours you have after the snow stops to shovel your sidewalks, and the number of inches of snowfall at which Metro will halt above-ground service

12: Time D.C.’s badass open public schools will close (early)

10: Time this morning the Winter Storm Warning goes into effect, and time tomorrow night that that warning ends

3: Number of hours City Paper reporter Jason Cherkis spent in the Adams Morgan Harris Teeter last night 

45: Number of minutes (!) I spent inside Superfresh last night

22: Number of full rolls of toilet paper I had in my house before I went to the grocery store last night

2: Number of partial rolls of toilet paper I had in my house before I went to the grocery store last night

6: Number of additional rolls of toilet paper I bought at the grocery store last night, bringing total number of Toilet Paper On Hand (TPOH) to 28

48: Number of rolls of toilet paper we should have in our household, according to my husband’s Toilet Paper Snowstorm Supply (TPSS) calculation, which is one roll per person per inch of snow. Assuming the worst, 24 inches, we’ll need four dozen rolls. OMG! We’re 20 rolls short!

270: Number of pieces of equipment the District will have in action to fight the snow

750: Number of employees working 12-hour shifts doing same

5: Number of D.C. salt domes activated (that’s all of ’em)

495, 95, 395, 66, 70, 270, 50, 29, 267, 28, 301, 1: Roadways you should stay the hell off of, starting soon

Zero: Amount of sympathy I have for my parents, who are presently in St. Kitts.

Good luck, one and all. Stay tuned to City Desk for all your indispensable Snowmageddon coverage. We hear there’s a snowball fight at Randle Circle tomorrow at noon.

Photo by Darrow Montgomery (see more here)