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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy is as concerned about Mother Nature as he is Chris Johnson.

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The winter's first big storm is expected Thursday, with forecasts calling for snow to start just after midnight and not let up until evening. Up to a foot of snow could be dumped on northeast Wisconsin before it's over, and travel - even short distances - could be treacherous.

``I talked about it a lot in the team meeting,'' McCarthy said Wednesday. ``It's funny for some guys who are getting ready to go through it for the first time. They'll say, `Don't worry I have a truck,' and I say, `You're going to need more than a truck.'''

Like what?

``Make sure you have a lot of diesel gas for your snow thrower,'' McCarthy said.

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