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15 Degrees!!! I'm glad to be back to burning wood!!

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by curber, Oct 26, 2011.

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  1. curber

    curber Feeling the Heat

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    15 degrees this mourning hear in Idaho Falls!! Yeah it's cold. I did get an 8 hour burn last night too. Thought that was very good for my old stove. Pat

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  2. gmule

    gmule Feeling the Heat

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    We have almost a foot of snow and the temps are going to be in the low teens tonight. Winter is here for us.
  3. My Oslo heats my home

    My Oslo heats my home Minister of Fire

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    My cousin lives in Denver, he said they just got their first snow too. Good thing your prepared!
  4. ScotO

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    I am jealous....can't wait for snow.....weve been burning little fires to take the chill off, but it hasn't been below 32 here....yet.....
  5. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Glad I'm living in Alaska.
    No snow for me yet & coldest has been mid 20s. Alaskans LOVE "Global warming"
  6. nate379

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    I was happy it was ~35* this afternoon and the sun was out. Made for working outside 1/2 way decent.
  7. thewoodlands

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    gmule, hold that snow for a bit, I have three more cord plus some milling to do.


    zap
  8. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Zap, you might get a taste of it very soon. We don't want it for a couple weeks yet. Mid November is not bad for first snow and besides, it is nice for rifle deer season.
  9. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Weather folks here keep predicting snow, we've been lucky. None yet. But anytime.
    Snow predicted again tonight. 20s last night, clear & heavy frost, small lake out back has ice. Maybe mid 30s for the high today.
    We don't get many Halloweens with out snow. Usually wet slushy stuff that freezes at night & makes all the side roads treacherous.
    Maybe this will be a snow free Halloween, bit I have my doubts. Be nice though.
  10. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Dennis, HVAC inspector was telling us today that he was in Gaylord and the snow was coming down pretty good.
    The worst of that usually dies off before getting to us. :coolsmile:
  11. weatherguy

    weatherguy Minister of Fire

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    I thought those pics you showed us of you cutting wood had snow in them? Or does only a foot or more count as real snow where you are?
  12. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    That sounds about right Dave. When we lived in Gaylord and I would head east it wasn't long before we'd run out of snow. Then returning, we'd get a wake up call with all the snow.
  13. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    weatherguy:
    lol
    I was up closer to the Mt.s in the cutting area. Only about 15 miles away but higher up & in a colder area closer to the glacier.
    I have had about 1/16 inch of sow that melted that day so I didn't count it.
    Being closer to the salt water & in a rain shadow where I live helps, Rain here is snow sometimes 5 or 10 miles away.
    "Rain shadow" for me also many times means wind tunnel. (down sloping winds) :)
    The farther up the pass you drive past the cutting area, the more snow on the ground.
    Just none in my yard, (Yet!) But our "noon" shadows are long & pointing due North now.
    Highway cameras just 2 miles from my location:
    http://www.dot.state.ak.us/iways/ro...?areaId=9&perspectiveId=1&siteId=230&viewId=1
  14. nate379

    nate379 Guest

    That's cool! I was wondering what those poles were! They just put them up this summer.
  15. littlalex

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    For the sake of geographic diversity, couple hours of the heavy white stuff mixed with some rain Thursday afternoon...no accumulation.

    Late here and just about to hit the sub freezing temp mark.

    Greetings to all from Northern Northern New Jersey and happy burning.


    Littlalex
  16. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    they have cameras in several locatins. Parks, Glenn ,"S" curves by eagle r. Gunsight Mt, etc. ; "loop" is a great feature.
    click the link (top right) RWS camera, then an area or region then camera. Real time weather info there too.
    http://www.dot.state.ak.us/iways/roadweather/forms/AreaSelectForm.html
  17. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Winter soon for many of us, Some already have it.
    keep your wood dry :)
  18. greythorn3

    greythorn3 Minister of Fire

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    where you cutting your wood? you using the state permits?
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    bogydave Minister of Fire

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  20. greythorn3

    greythorn3 Minister of Fire

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    how hard is it to get back to the wood on soapstone? c ould i get my car hauler near it yoru think? id like to load a buncha logs on it.
  21. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    easy stuff has been gone for months. I never got any of the easy stuff. A new cutting area may open up near Sutton. Forestry guy says allot easier wood then, In the mine area. When is the issue.
    His number is on the web stie. He's a Nice guy. Helpful.
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    greythorn3 Minister of Fire

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    thanks for the info i will have to give him a call. i guess i might beable to drag logs to the trailer with a atv. i just prefer to haul it back in log form. easier to strap down to a flatbed car hauler.
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