While some have been more than fine with this winter so far being a dry, albeit cold affair, there are still plenty of people hoping the forecasted snow storm headed to the area Friday night into Saturday is more than just a few flurries.
"It's just such a tease when it's so cold and there's no snow," said Bria Young, manager at , on South Street. "What's the point of having all this cold weather if you're not going to have any snow?"
Morristown resident Danielle Issaacs agreed. "I want snow," she said. "If it's going to be this cold, I want to see some white." While predictions have varied , Isaacs said, "I'm hoping for the higher end."
Whatever Old Man Winter decides to drop on Morristown, Department of Public Works Director Jeff Hartke said the town was ready. The town's fleet of 10 plow-equipped trucks, plus two salt trucks, were gearing up for action by Friday afternoon.
First comes the salt and then, "we'll start to plow once there is two inches of snow on the ground," he said.
Given this winter's lack of powder, Hartke said the town was still under budget as far as used supply. Morristown has, however, applied to FEMA for aid to cover costs incurred from in August, and the region's only significant snow event recently, that came in October.
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While the town is on alert for the worst possible event, Hartke said he hoped for the best this weekend. Though, he may be in the minority.
"I love snow," Morristown resident Ariella Rosenzweig said. "I'll probably sit inside and watch the snow from my nice, warm apartment."