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Its a snowy One

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by katwillny, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    Looks like it was about 5" before it got warm and the rain started turning it into super heavy slush. I knocked down the windrow from the plows this morning at 6 with the tractor before I left for work. Gonna be in the 20s tonight so I'll be sure to clean up nice when I get home this afternoon.

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  2. webbie

    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

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    nightmare here - thick heavy snow, hard to shovel. About 8-9 inches and ice coming down now.

    I think it's better to let it fall than to snowblow it because if I expose the driveway, the ice will fall right on it and make a skating rink.
  3. Oldhippie

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    Kat, I need to drive my daughter back to Brooklyn, how much snow do you have down there? Has it turned to rain?
  4. Oldhippie

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    Craig, light and fluffy snow here in Central Ma on the NH border. I'm surprised it's heavy out your way. I think you're right to delay the snowblowing till the rain/ice-over ends.
  5. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    Only rain and wet roads from Westchester County down to the city this am. No snow on the ground from Lower Westchester County on down. Temps are forecast to be in the 40s this afternoon. Travel should be easy down this way.
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  6. homebrewz

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    11" in northern Schoharie County, NY at 1100'.. its still coming down, lightly.
  7. MasterMech

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    Mopping up the last of it on the drive this AM. I had already "pre-cleaned about 4" off last night.

  8. katwillny

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    its all rain now. in fact the sun is out now. Have a safe drive.
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  9. ScotO

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    That's usually the case here in the central mountains, too, Stax. But amazingly, it stayed cold and we got around 9-10" of snow.....

    I'm going out to plow and play in it now....
  10. charly

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    Wound up with 16 inches of snow here in Gallupville, NY... Chickens took one look out side and said not today,,, cleared a path so they could get around , but they still stayed in for today...
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  11. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Not much snow here . . . but Jackson our Maine coon cat (well mostly Maine coon) was outside in Catcatraz and was loving the snow . . . looked like a little kid as he ran around in it, pushing it around, etc.
  12. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Ya must of forgot to warm up their snowshoes Charly!
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  13. charly

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    We had a Maine Coon years ago,,, cool cat! I remember him hiding in the fall leaves,,,blended right in.
  14. katwillny

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    We ended up with 6 snow and about at 1 inch of ice on top when all was said and one. Not much melted up here as the temps were in the low 30s all day. its 32 and windy now. its going down to low 20s over night.
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  15. Stax

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    Charly, I need to see more pics of the cabin please. Teaser...teaser.
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  16. Oldhippie

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    About 6 to 8 here in north central Mass last night. I took my daughter home to Brooklyn yesterday and then turned around and left her place about 4:00PM. It was raining there. Hit snow quickly as I entered CT on 95 and by Stanford it was a mess. New Haven even worse. Hartford Rt 84 the road was closed for a while on the big 8 lane hill just north of Hartford. Sat there for an hour as they dealt with a jack-knifed tractor trailer, and a variety of stuck cars. Pulled into home last night a midnight.

    Good to be home.
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  17. katwillny

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    Sounds like an ordeal. We were in Starmford CT last evening visiting some friends and 95 was a mess, the city was pretty clean. Getting back home wasnt too bad, it had stopped and roads were plowed. Glad you got in OK. My wife is from BK.
  18. MasterMech

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    Is that section of 84 ever running full-speed? Seems like everytime I have to run 84 thru CT it's backed up, lousy weather, accident, etc. :mad:
  19. Oldhippie

    Oldhippie Minister of Fire

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    Yeah, I should have crashed on my daughters couch.. but wanted to be home to clean up after this storm.. and not lose a day doing it.. besides, I've got 4WD, good tires blah blah blah... I should have stayed over instead of coming home. A bit of do what I say, not do what I do, I'm afraid.

    ...and yeah that section of 84 is always bad in bad weather. It begs for it, as people are gunning it up that long hill and there is a lot of merging and lane changing. it was a total mess last night.

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