more winter weather on the way

more winter weather on the way

PostBy: lowfog01 On: Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:11 pm

So... we had about 2 inches of snow over the weekend but this evening we will either get smacked with an ice storm or miss the whole thing. Things like this tend to stay north of the Potomac River. The kids on the bus are employing their strongest techniques for a day off - sleeping in inside out pajamas put on backwards. We'll see how it works out in the morning. I'm betting for a 2 hour delay at most.

The Christmas season is winding up - next week we'll make our annual pilgrimage to the National Museum of Art's ice rink in the Sculpture Garden so the kids can ice skate. While there we'll stroll among the Memorials and Monuments. It's typically quiet this time of year. Then we'll go to the Washington, DC LDS Temple to see the "Festival of Lights." Surprisingly enough that is the number 1 tourist attraction in DC during Christmas. They have all kinds of live performances, too. It always sets the mood for the season. Take care and have a safe pre-Christmas season. Lisa
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: brckwlt On: Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:21 pm

im getting some snow right now in sunbury pa, the weather channel said 1-3 with ice and rain mixed in


Have fun going to DC
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: lincolnmania On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:49 am

snowing pretty good here.......headed to alabama tommorow night to help some friends, i hope this crap clears up :roll:
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: SMITTY On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:00 am

Nothing up here yet .... bone dry. It's a fast mover, & it's almost here ... within minutes I'm guessing. According to the weather reports there's a good chance that we may have a repeat of Dec.12, 2008 ..... just 4 days shy of the anniversary! :roll:

I say BRING IT! Got a gen that I need to break in & a cellar full of coal! 8-) :D
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: 009to090 On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:11 am

Wow, its snowing cats & dogs here! :shock: Looks like we will have a delayed or closed school.
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: SMITTY On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:17 am

They already cancelled school in several areas here & not one flake has hit the pavement yet ..... well ..... not counting politicians :D !

I guess we're supposed to get hit hard & fast for the commute, then it's going to turn to ice/ rain, due to the storm coming from the south & bringing warm air with it.

Wouldn't that be somthing! 2 ice storms almost 1 year to the day! Everyone will be in meltdown mode trying to buy back all their generators they sold on Craigslist after the storm! :lol: During the storm, if you were lucky enough to find one, they were marking them up 1000%. :lol: I already had one ..... 8-)
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: 009to090 On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:32 am

SMITTY wrote:Wouldn't that be somthing! 2 ice storms almost 1 year to the day! Everyone will be in meltdown mode trying to buy back all their generators they sold on Craigslist after the storm! :lol: During the storm, if you were lucky enough to find one, they were marking them up 1000%. :lol: I already had one ..... 8-)

You got a REAL NICE one for this storm. I'm jealous :D
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: SMITTY On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:37 am

Thanks! :D

I'm sure that I won't be replacing any ballasts or motion lights this time around! I need something to ease the pain of these credit card bills ..... a week without power is the ticket! :verycool:
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: lincolnmania On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 2:52 am

SMITTY wrote:Thanks! :D

I'm sure that I won't be replacing any ballasts or motion lights this time around! I need something to ease the pain of these credit card bills ..... a week without power is the ticket! :verycool:


how is a power outage going to help? i know when the power goes out here, it costs 20-25 bucks a day to run the generator to keep the efm, the alaska, the furnace fan in the house, 2 fridges, 2 freezers, the well pump, and some lights going.
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: WNY On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:09 am

We just got the snow, freezing rain, rain, etc... this morning....muck, basically. Wet Heavy stuff and people are stupid drivers......geesh.
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: 009to090 On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:02 am

Snow from midnight, rain this morning, tree branches FLYING in the 50-60mph wind :shock: Lost power a couple times, glad the DVC-500 is on a UPS. :up:
Nasty weather, and its headed Northeast ! :shock:
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: SMITTY On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:22 am

lincolnmania wrote:how is a power outage going to help? ........

Justification for my ridiculous credit card bills. (just bought the gen a month or 2 ago) :D 8-)




Already 6" on the ground & counting! Started snowing heavy at about 4:15 this morning. If we get any freezing rain with this wind, we're guaranteed a repeat of last year. :shock:

A snowmobile just went by my house at like 100 mph! :lol: :up:
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Re: more winter weather on the way

PostBy: lowfog01 On: Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:29 am

Wow! It missed us just as I thought it would. Season low temps expected for tonight though. Stay warm, Lisa
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