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Old 02-18-2014, 04:03 PM   #3241
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Old 02-18-2014, 06:01 PM   #3242
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Icicles are falling from the sky in Chicago
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Old 02-18-2014, 06:06 PM   #3243
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Hold on, folks!
I'm out in Colorado, skiing this week. Snow is not always a bad thing.
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Old 02-18-2014, 06:08 PM   #3244
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Topped up our snow supply again today with another 4-5 inches.
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Old 02-18-2014, 07:54 PM   #3245
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While it's just rainy and windy here this evening, this is what lies between me and Vancouver today. It's the reason why I don't drive over the mountains in the winter!

Avalanche closes Coquihalla Highway at summit - British Columbia - CBC News
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Old 02-18-2014, 08:06 PM   #3246
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Not good! Hope you are on relatively high ground.

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Yikes! Sounds like time to take cover.
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Not good! Hope you are on relatively high ground.
In a spiritual way.

We're fine, nothing like Katrina.

Just want this stupid winter to hail a cab!
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With thunderstorms now on the way, I've started shoveling ~1.5 ft of snow off a flat roof for fear of collapse. Yesterday I was using a pickaxe (no exaggeration) to the solid ice speed bump at the end of the driveway.
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Old 02-19-2014, 11:12 AM   #3250
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Thanks, I love that song! Glad you are on high enough ground to be fine.

Weather here is sunny and already 80F at just 11 AM. Going to be a hot day today.
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With thunderstorms now on the way, I've started shoveling ~1.5 ft of snow off a flat roof for fear of collapse. Yesterday I was using a pickaxe (no exaggeration) to the solid ice speed bump at the end of the driveway.

DH was busy shoveling out the street sewer grates on our block yesterday, which were iced over and melting water was pooling as it ran down the street to them. Our city keeps a eye on them but not close enough sometimes.
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Thanks, I love that song! Glad you are on high enough ground to be fine.

Weather here is sunny and already 80F at just 11 AM. Going to be a hot day today.
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Old 02-20-2014, 10:00 PM   #3253
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Blizzard-like conditions in Minnesota again. I asked DH tonight why we live here. He says "we are not wusses". I said "I think it's because we are not too smart". LOL!

Oh spring, sweet spring...cannot wait until you grace us with your presence!
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We had three days of mid 40s temps; now it's 8 above with a predicted high of 15. And this will continue for at least the next week.
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We got the very tail end of Minnesota's storm last night. Here, it resulted in extremely heavy rain, wind, lightning, and a tornado watch, all peaking at around 1:30-2:00 AM. We were amply warned about it beforehand with many weather reports and red scrolling banners on the TV. No way was I going to try to sleep through all that, so I stayed up. At the height of it I heard my trash can being blown away so I ran out in the rain and wind to retrieve it. I got completely soaked but at least I have my trash can and lid.

This morning when I put my trash can back outside, it was sunny and bright and about 15 degrees cooler at 61F.
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Yep another snowstorm/blizzard on Thursday/Friday. School closed again Friday. Now back to the polar vortex with Nodak. Sigh...
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We're getting a break, supposed to be near 60° F today. After the gym we're going out somewhere. Then in a few more days we're back into hibernation mode with the cold again.
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The snow is gone from my yard except for the last vestiges of the mounds the Plow Boys (my new favorite band) made. Can spring be far behind?

I say no, sir!
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Old 02-22-2014, 09:54 PM   #3259
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Highs forecasted in single digits this week with lows in the -14and -15 below zero into March. The ice on the creek in our back yard is over 30inches thick as We need an extension to drill through it for fishing. If reminds me of the old photographs where train tracks were laid across the Missouri River before the bridge was completed. Driving a train across the ice means you have thick ice and a damn cold place to keep it that way.
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