Here in Orlando, we just have a bit of a nip in the air (an a whole lot of rain). It's a completely different story up in the Florida panhandle, though. They have snow. Like stick-to-the-ground, ice-up-the-roads, legitimate snow. Icicles are hanging off mailboxes. I-10 is closed for 200 miles. No one's going to school and it's just not safe to go to work.
Here's a bit of photographic evidence, courtesy of Instagram.
Photo via @riojobby90 on Instagram
Photo via @crystallee108 on Instagram
Photo via @dont_hate_me_just_love_me on Instagram
So, north Florida's hunkering down, hurricane style. The shelves are bare of perishables and alcohol and there's nothing left to do but cuddle and look at the Internet. Luckily, the Internet is prepared to help Floridians deal with their snow days. Check out some of the best stuff here:
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