WINTER STORM KICKN THE EAST COAST

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Post by THUNDERSTRIKE1 »

How are your areas fairing guys?So far ive heard 500,000 without power.We here in NC have interstate 85 is gridlocked cars being abandoned and walkn home.First hour were over 1000 car accidents.How are your areas?don

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well it's official. scr8p is tired of snow. :lol:

it's like every week there's a decent amount of snow, it's getting rediculous. we were spoiled with the lack of it last year, so i guess it's pay back time.

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Same here. :roll: I have Spring Fever bad. There have been very few days where we didn't have at least a little snow around. Hope everyone weathers the storms well. They're calling for 60 here a couple of days next week. I've already ironed my bikini and dusted off my waxing kit... :mrgreen:
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The snow is annoying but the ice storm kicked our asses bad. We were luckier than some with power down for 37 hours.

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Snow and ice in Alabama. Twice within 2 weeks !!

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We just went through about a week and a half where the daytime highs were -18°C and overnight lows about -30°C, give or take a few degrees. That's absolute temperature, not the bogus "feels like blah blah blah with windchill" crap. For the Americans, that's about 0°F to -22°F. Welcome to winter in Alberta, where the weather separates the men from the boys. :lol:
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I hope those that have had problems pull through it OK. :?

It just started for us here,looking at a foot on top of our foot or so from last week :D I'm a Ski junky so I enjoy this weather... this weekend or next will be my 7th trip this season :lol: If there was a ski addiction anonymous meeting here, my GF would make me go :lol:
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Coelacanth wrote:where the weather separates the men from the boys. :lol:
At those temps I'd be worried about my "boys" being separated from the man... :shock:
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THEYTOOKMYTHUMB wrote:
Coelacanth wrote:where the weather separates the men from the boys. :lol:
At those temps I'd be worried about my "boys" being separated from the man... :shock:
Well, brass monkeys have been known to have that happen, here. :P
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Coelacanth wrote:Well, brass monkeys have been known to have that happen, here. :P
Finally, a practical use for the dirty danglers... :lol:
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We haven't lost it yet- but the power is starting to flicker a lot.

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Post by THEYTOOKMYTHUMB »

I'll keep my fingers crossed for you. Losing power is the worst. I've seriously considered investing in a whole house generator. They improved our part of the grid a few years ago so it's been much better. When we first moved in it went out everytime a butterfly flapped it's wings.
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We have a 6K generator setup as backup power (2 full rooms plus 65% kitchen) ready and waiting...wires routed and prepped) plus 50 gal fuel. We looked into a tap in system but it was close to $1500 for the switching gear. We also have our RV filled with LP, diesel and water. So its good for a week on top of the house generator.

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Charlie don't surf wrote:We have a 6K generator setup as backup power (2 full rooms plus 65% kitchen) ready and waiting...wires routed and prepped) plus 50 gal fuel. We looked into a tap in system but it was close to $1500 for the switching gear. We also have our RV filled with LP, diesel and water. So its good for a week on top of the house generator.
Sweet. 8)
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Post by kaiser »

We got a fresh foot today, on top of the foot that was already there.
6+ inches is supposed to fall over night.

The snow was too deep for my old tractor to handle so I used a snowblower. I should be able to plow in the morning. I also widened the area around the driveway with the snowblower so there's actually someplace to put all the new snow.

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