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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #120 on: September 10, 2014, 10:40:24 PM »
We in south western BC (Vancouver) like to laugh at Alberta whenever we get the chance . . .

This help any, Terry?  ;D

Looks like they got over a foot of snow on the ground in the high country of Banff and Canmore. Early skiing? Or just sitting in the Tea House at the far end of Lake Louise with your favorite beverage to enjoy a sun rise ?  . . .  8)
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #121 on: September 10, 2014, 10:44:32 PM »
Looks chilly there, we're still hitting 20 degrees in places here in the UK... :P

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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #122 on: September 10, 2014, 11:00:57 PM »
This topic is just too darn'd early to revive. :)

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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #123 on: November 15, 2014, 05:20:18 PM »
It's back... Well, it has been for the last week or so in Minnesota.

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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #124 on: November 15, 2014, 08:16:51 PM »
It looks like we're in the middle of our first snowfall here in Waukesha. It's pretty slick on the roads, and it seems like everyone forgets how to drive in snow now... ;D
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #125 on: November 15, 2014, 09:43:33 PM »
. . . and it seems like everyone forgets how to drive in snow now... ;D

And they forget they forgot to put tires on their cars that have sufficient tread to gain traction on the road until that first hill or stop sign puts them into the curb, or worse.
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #126 on: November 15, 2014, 11:08:58 PM »
. . . and it seems like everyone forgets how to drive in snow now... ;D

And they forget they forgot to put tires on their cars that have sufficient tread to gain traction on the road until that first hill or stop sign puts them into the curb, or worse.

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     Just now having to replace (some) on 86 CUCV due to aging / weathering, with 75,000+ miles on them, still over 3/4" tread. Money well spent...

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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #127 on: November 15, 2014, 11:42:07 PM »
. . . and it seems like everyone forgets how to drive in snow now... ;D

And they forget they forgot to put tires on their cars that have sufficient tread to gain traction on the road until that first hill or stop sign puts them into the curb, or worse.
On the ride home from dinner, I counted five accidents from people smashing into each other because of the snow and ice. It's like they've been driving in California their whole life (no offense to our Californian members)! Most of the accidents involved people who had really tiny rear-wheel-drive hatchbacks with skinny, practically treadless tires. Anyone with a 4x4 was doing just fine!
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #128 on: January 31, 2015, 11:40:00 PM »
Well, think I'll get a chance to use the snow blower tomorrow. That blob of blue just getting to the Chicago area is moving very slowly to the east-northeast. Three states of snow coming our way and all that green moisture below the snow line will be adding inches of that wet, heavy pan-handle hooker snow to my driveway, sidewalk and steps.  :-[

Watch it for yourself, live, at this link:

http://www.intellicast.com/National/Radar/Current.aspx?animate=true

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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #129 on: January 31, 2015, 11:43:04 PM »
Uh oh, I hope we don't get much in the Twin Cities. I haven't started the snow blower yet and the gas in it is many months old.

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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #130 on: February 01, 2015, 07:43:36 AM »
We just got 33 inches in the Blizzard on Tuesday and now we are expecting another 12+ inches tonight into tomorrow. Nowhere to put it....Doug
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #131 on: February 01, 2015, 08:02:44 AM »
We have had some strange weather here to, but today. Great. -3 deg C

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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #132 on: February 01, 2015, 09:45:04 AM »
UPDATE:  9 hours later and it's about half way done. Wind is up and had to blow some snow drifts about 2' deep to get to the car. Just another winter day in the upper mid-west. It's a nice snow fall and I've seen a lot more snow many times before in the past 60 years. Looks like Detroit is just starting to get what we got 9 hours ago.
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #133 on: February 01, 2015, 11:27:39 AM »
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #134 on: February 01, 2015, 12:45:30 PM »
We are in the early stages of this "snow event".  So far only a few inches have fallen but parts of the Detroit area will get just over a foot of snow before it's finished.  I'm a little to the north which will get less...only 7-10 inches.  My snow blower is ready to go.

Doug, I think you guys get the award again this year for the most snow.  Unbelievable amount of snow.  Those of us that live in these cold areas know  how to deal with it for the most part.

I saw last night on the news that we've only had 18+ inches to date this winter.  This time last year we had 55+ inches, so we cannot complain. 

Enjoy your time indoors all you snow birds!

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