Unlike that cute little fish in the Pixar movie, weather forecasters say the blizzard nicknamed Nemo heading toward the area is likely to pack quite a wallop.
So a full day before it’s predicted to hit, we started our pre-blizzard list and enlisted our Facebook fans to help. Add your suggestions in the comments below.
Edana McCaffery Cichanowicz's priority was coffee, cream, and library dvd's. On the other end of the spectrum, Stephen Ross did not mince word with his suggestion of beer, wine and booze.
John Lucarelli reminded everyone of the importance of French toast in the face of a such a daunting winter storm.
"You need to buy the staples that everyone buys - mik, bread, and eggs," he said. "You know, in case you want to make French Toast during the storm."
Need to know where to stock up on supplies? Check our directory.
Along with the essentials like toilet paper, flashlights, batteries, snacks and water many people said a stiff drink would be on their lists to help pass the time.
Susan Strumpfler Lawlor said she was confident that the snow wouldn't last long so she wasn't too worried about stocking up — "Not too long a list with temps going up into the 40's early next week... SO, just flashlights and gassing up the car in the event of power failiures," she said.
Help us add to our list of pre-blizzard things to stock up on or check on. What are the essentials?