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Making It Through The Blizzard of 2013 | Make:
Like many people in Southern New England, we were hit pretty hard by the Blizzard of 2013. Not only did we lose power for three days, but our road was blocked by fallen trees (cutting our supply lines), and our natural gas heater won’t fire without power, so we had to figure out how to get through those three days. Here's how we used an ad-hoc solar power system, wood stove, and some snow shoveling to keep warm, fed, and charged up.