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Got Winter Storm Jonas Questions? Ask Our In-House Meteorologist Now.  

A man uses his snowblower to clear his driveway and the road following Winter Storm Juno on Jan. 27, 2015, in Stony Brook, New York.

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Whether you’re a weather buff or just the person who wants to know what coat to wear, chances are you’ve heard that Winter Storm Jonas is barreling towards the East Coast, and that this “blizzard for the ages” is very much the real deal.  

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been sitting at your desk all week wondering how much water you actually need to survive a snowed-in weekend, what it really takes to close a metropolitan transit system, which storm Jonas is truly comparable to in recent memory, and, most importantly: Is there any chance you’ll get to miss work? Well, wonder no more! Slate’s in-house meteorologist, Eric Holthaus, is here to answer all your questions.

We’re no longer accepting questions, but check back soon for Eric’s answers!