Arctic Blast coming to Northeast next week

corey21 Posted By corey21, Jan 16, 2013 at 4:11 PM

  1. thewoodlands

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    When I got up it was 32 degrees, 20 minutes later we were at 16, with the windchill we are at 0.
     
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  2. fossil

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    Already? It's not Spring Break yet. :p
     
  3. jeff_t

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    How's things going down there? Saw two convoys of power company trucks southbound this morning.
     
  4. corey21

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    3 inches of wet snow and pouring it iced before this started. Very dangerous roads and the power is flickering and trees sagging.

    Wood stove is cranking away.
     
  5. Badfish740

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  6. corey21

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    Been lucky the power is still on at my house. Looks like the storm is about over for me got 6 inches of wet snow.

    Had a very interesting day trying to get back from town.
     
  7. granpajohn

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    From VaTech meteorology dept.......
    They say power is out in parts of Blacksburg
    Nice shot of the drill field:

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  8. begreen

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    Looks like the Southeast is getting quite a dump. Not sure if BrotherBart and MsCrabapple still have power. If not, at least they're warm. Stay safe out there folks, the roads are bad and a lot of folks in the south are not used to driving it this stuff.
     
  9. thewoodlands

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    Not sure which county she lives in but here's a power outage map, I have some relatives that live northwest of Raleigh.
    http://www.duke-energy.com/north-carolina/outages/current.asp#outagemap
     
  10. corey21

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    Well i got lucky my power stayed on at my house but 20 minutes away no power.
     
  11. Dix

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    Hope every one is OK down there.

    Bringing up some of the 3 YO seasoned oak to the house this weekend, next weeks is gonna be a bear for us here.
     
  12. Mrs. Krabappel

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    We got zero snow. ZERO :mad:
     
  13. fossil

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    Hmm...that's very little if I remember my math correctly.
     
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  14. granpajohn

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    "Foothills Snow Shadow"
    (image courtesy of Americanwx.com)
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    ETA......much fancier shot :

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  15. Mrs. Krabappel

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    Cool! I am due south of Asheville right were the snow stops
     
  16. Mrs. Krabappel

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    <gets put in the corner for sassing and being an overall wise-ass>
     
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  17. fossil

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    mumble, mumble, mumble
     
  18. begreen

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    I take it there was school today. Sorry. At least enjoy the sunny 3 day weekend.
     
  19. HDRock

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    I'm HOT FOR TEACHER >>

    Today !! wind was really giving me a hard time :mad:
     
  20. corey21

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    Well my power went at 8 this morning got the genny going.

    They must had to turn it off to work on something.
     
  21. thewoodlands

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    More cold air coming down via the bogyartic express for the end of next week for us.
     

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  22. HDRock

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    Yup, and I am going to be sure my wood is covered good, for when it rains and than turns real cold. !!!
    Can't burn ice sickles ;)
     
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  23. thewoodlands

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    For this week we'll push in some cherry since it will warm up, the sugar maple is up for the next cold snap, then back to the cherry for the rest of the year.
     
  24. bsj425

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    Here's your arctic blast......


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  25. thewoodlands

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