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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #810 on: January 20, 2018, 08:22:46 AM »
When I lived up north, we had less snow to deal with, but I remember after a few snows trying to figure out where to put the snow I had shoveled so I could shovel more, without "walling in" the cleared areas.
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #811 on: January 20, 2018, 11:00:01 PM »
It's been a cold hard winter so far this winter in La Porte, Indiana. We are near Lake Michigan and get that lake affect snow.
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #812 on: January 21, 2018, 12:50:17 AM »
And up here in the Great White North, Vancouver in this instance, the winter that stands out for total snow fall was 2008 when we had 40 inches fall over the winter.

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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #813 on: January 21, 2018, 09:50:38 AM »
To day I observed a phenomena I know I have seen before, a very bright light on the sky, so after the daily snow shuffling we took a trip in the woods.
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #814 on: January 21, 2018, 10:01:16 AM »
Wow, that looks beautiful!!

I would tell you to keep walking to get more pictures, but that would disturb the beautiful, untouched snow.
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #815 on: January 21, 2018, 10:53:27 AM »
Thanks for sharing such beauty with us!
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #816 on: January 21, 2018, 11:10:14 AM »
Beautiful....

Good composition on your part as well, dsk!
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #817 on: January 22, 2018, 06:37:58 AM »
Very Beautiful!

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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #818 on: January 23, 2018, 10:41:59 AM »
Yesterday, it seems that every weather report predicted that Waukesha would only see some mild ice this morning. I woke up to find a foot of wet, thick, slippery snow on the ground. I tried turning my truck around in my driveway, but since the top section sits on a relatively mild incline (maybe 10-15) I started sliding down sideways.

The plow trucks didn't seem like they were ready for it either--the roads were just barely plowed enough for traffic to get through. I had to shove my truck through a 2-foot wall of snow at the end of the driveway where a plow truck cleared the road.

I ended up getting to work 2 minutes before my shift started. Good thing I have four wheel drive!
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #819 on: January 23, 2018, 10:45:16 AM »
I have collected some snow here, so if need it, you may come and get some :-)
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #820 on: January 23, 2018, 01:45:27 PM »
Christian, you need to investigate how much a snow plow blade for the front of your truck would cost.  ;)  My neighbor across the road is a landscaper and he has one on his landscaping truck.

Last week in central NC we had a 6" snowfall that was a little unexpected and arrived later than predicted. Our DOT crews sprayed salt brine on the main roads, and that helped a little until it got down to 16 at night. Finally the sun came out and the temps got above freezing and the snow plows could do their work on the secondary roads and we were no longer "snowed in." We have a four-wheel drive truck but thankfully nobody had to go to work, so we waited it out. I did feel sorry for those who couldn't take a day off. I was also glad I got our greenhouse heater fixed with a new thermostat.
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #821 on: January 23, 2018, 02:02:16 PM »
It got  back up into the 60's last weekend.  That's winter I can live with!
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #822 on: January 23, 2018, 02:12:44 PM »
Christian, you need to investigate how much a snow plow blade for the front of your truck would cost.  ;)  My neighbor across the road is a landscaper and he has one on his landscaping truck.

Then you can make some extra money when it snows plowing your neighbors driveways! I used to do plowing when I lived in Connecticut. Lots of cash!
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Re: Let it Snow...Let it Snow....Let it Snow ( and other weather events )
« Reply #823 on: January 23, 2018, 02:45:24 PM »
Your move to Florida fatally wounded that business of yours Harry!

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« Reply #824 on: January 23, 2018, 02:57:41 PM »
Yeah, not a lot of plowing here in South Florida!
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