As to the wimp factor, let me just point you to an example of who were are, from last night just before the storm hit. This is how a true Minnesotan handles the threat of a snow storm.
UNITED AIRLINES: YOU COLOSSAL PANSIES! YOU SNIVELING ASS CLOWNS! IT HASNT EVEN STARTED SNOWING AND YOU CANCELLED OUR FLIGHT TO PUERTO RICO!
The reports that the author of that Tweet has been in the fetal position mumbling about sun-drenched beaches and pina coladas since 11PM last night are completely unconfirmed.