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Snow, What's New? #33713
01/27/04 12:56 PM
01/27/04 12:56 PM
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ThinkGood  Offline OP
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Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,081
Milwaukee, WI
Bill, are you under the blob somewhere?

[Linked Image]

This is the coldest winter I've experienced in a while. We got a big snow last year towards the end of the season, but so far we're getting significant storms regularly.

(I'm in Northern NJ)

P. S. I was visiting relatives in Milwaukee, WI, last week. COLD!!! Wind chills were well into the negatives. It did "warm up" to about 5 degrees F, at one point...

[This message has been edited by ThinkGood (edited 01-27-2004).]

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Re: Snow, What's New? #33714
01/27/04 01:22 PM
01/27/04 01:22 PM
Bill Addiss  Offline
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Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 3,890
NY, USA
TG,

I'm right in the middle of the Island.

Not a flake here yet though.

Bill

Re: Snow, What's New? #33715
01/27/04 01:58 PM
01/27/04 01:58 PM
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George Corron  Offline
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Joined: May 2001
Posts: 717
Lorton, Va USA
NICE......... ya bums!!!!

It hasn't been above 27 here for a over a week, we got 7" of snow, and then the real surprise, 1/4" of glaze ice over it today.... oh yeah, were supposed to get 1-3" of more snow tonight over the ice........ HOW'S your commute??????

Re: Snow, What's New? #33716
01/27/04 03:05 PM
01/27/04 03:05 PM
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SvenNYC  Offline
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Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,691
New York City
Well...considering that I live on the northern tip of of Manhattan and work at the southern tip, my commute is an underground train ride all the way (IND 8-th Ave. line) down the length of the island...it's pretty easy.

I walk two blocks up hill to get to the train from home and two and a-half blocks from the train to my job.

So...the snow is no excuse for me not showing up at work. DARNN!! [Linked Image] [Linked Image]


[This message has been edited by SvenNYC (edited 01-27-2004).]

Re: Snow, What's New? #33717
01/27/04 04:10 PM
01/27/04 04:10 PM
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PCBelarge  Offline
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Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 681
Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA
I love the snow, could do without temps below 25. I have 4 wheel drive, but that has not stopped any of those terrible drivers from crashing into me [Linked Image]
I am sick, because I love to shovel snow, my neighbors love it though!

Pierre


Pierre Belarge
Re: Snow, What's New? #33718
01/27/04 04:22 PM
01/27/04 04:22 PM
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Jps1006  Offline
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Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 615
Northern IL
"I walk two blocks up hill to get to the train from home and two and a-half blocks from the train to my job."

Is that uphill both ways?

Re: Snow, What's New? #33719
01/27/04 05:46 PM
01/27/04 05:46 PM
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Ryan_J  Offline
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Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,374
West Jordan, Utah, USA
Salt Lake hasn't seen a day above freezing for over a month now. [Linked Image]


Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City
Re: Snow, What's New? #33720
01/27/04 06:40 PM
01/27/04 06:40 PM
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golf junkie  Offline
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Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 507
York, NE
10" here in central Nebraska.
The wind blew all nite so we have some real nice drifts out in the country.

Closest thing we've had to a real blizzard in quite a few years.

GJ

Re: Snow, What's New? #33721
01/27/04 07:50 PM
01/27/04 07:50 PM
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earlydean  Offline
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Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 751
Griswold, CT, USA
Ryan,
I remember those long cold winters. Week after week of frozen fog/smog in the valley. No sunshine. Hoarfrost on all the buildings and tree limbs. Soooooo depressing. Glad I moved East. So what if we're expecting 16 inches tomorrow.

Earl


Earl
Re: Snow, What's New? #33722
01/27/04 09:32 PM
01/27/04 09:32 PM
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Ryan_J  Offline
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Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,374
West Jordan, Utah, USA
Earl: Your recollection of Salt Lake/Draper city is a very good one.

Beyond not having temperatures above freezing, the fog/smog has been worse this year than anyone I know can remember it. I took pictures from Draper (remember Corner Canyon?) at about 5000', and looking down you couldn't tell if was clouds or ocean or what...it snowed the other the other day to warm things up, and we literally saw the sun for the first time in over a month [Linked Image]

Its been a bad one here.


Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City
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