We're looking to have about a foot of snow in total by this time tomorrow. When we get up in the morning we'll have 4+ inches to shovel off the driveway and back patio, the latter because otherwise Kodiak will urinate on it as he's old and silly. X-) After that we'll have 1.5-2" per hour until lunchtime.
Today I spent hours cutting up 6'-by-8' wooden fences to make them fit and then set them up to cover the 4' tall windows on our back porch; with the wind expected to hit our house from that direction, those single-paned windows were the house's main structural weakness. Meanwhile Jen and the kids got a bunch of things ready indoors.
It's also worth noting that we have a cement brick house with almost all of the main windows rated to be able to cope with hurricane-force winds. Oh, and the roof was replaced this past March. So the house is in good shape.