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Old 02-13-21, 10:34 AM
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Snowmaggedon 2021

the middle of the US, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas etc are forecast to get hit by a rare major snow storm and even more rare the temperatures are supposed to stay below freezing for almost a week
Old 02-13-21, 11:26 AM
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

Yeah, we’ve been below freezing for the past day and a half. And forecasting between 3-6 inches of snow over the next few days.



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We got a dusting of snow a couple days ago. The strange thing is with the Colorado sun, a dusting would melt in no time. But because itís been so cold the last few days (itís currently 1į at my house) the snow isnít melting and it just blowing around like little pieces of styrofoam.
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

We had a decent storm here 10 days ago and the roads are still fucked. It’s been in single digits or below zero ever since so salt doesn’t do a damn thing.
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

It's 12į outside this morning. One inch of snow, still falling. No wind. It was quiet when I went outside, like it was before they completed the boulevard. Very nice.

At the airport, twenty miles from here, they recorded a 62 mph gust and 43 mph average wind speed. Not quiet there.
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021



Snow lightning!
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We got snow in Dallas. And could be in the single digits. I knew I should have gone to Vegas.

Never bought spikes for the tires in my Wrangler. First time in 5 years I might have actually uses. 😂
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

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We got snow in Dallas. And could be in the single digits. I knew I should have gone to Vegas.

Never bought spikes for the tires in my Wrangler. First time in 5 years I might have actually uses. 😂
I heard the sound of someone with spiked tires in that Fort Worth 100-car crash video. They crashed anyway.
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

Per the Weather Channel


I’m on the northern edge of the dark purple
we haven't gotten snow like this since late January 2000
I30 runs right through the middle of it, gonna be gridlock if this forecast is right

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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

I got 29" a couple of weeks ago, I do not wish that on anyone. It took a week for my house to be plowed out, good luck to the dark purple areas.
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I'm in a light purple area (8-12") getting piled on from about 8" leftover from last week (roads are clear currently). I'm looking forward to it as long as power stays on.
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

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I got 29" a couple of weeks ago, I do not wish that on anyone. It took a week for my house to be plowed out, good luck to the dark purple areas.
My brother and mother live where you do (Allentown, PA) and my thoughts were "better you than me" That crap stops being fun once you're no longer a schoolkid.

Though living in Georgia makes me appreciate how much smaller amounts of accumulation in places that aren't used to it can be just as crippling. Haven't had any accumulation this winter here (just one morning with flurries that melted hitting the ground), though I probably jinxed it now.
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

My phone says it's only 1 degree. Tomorrow the high is supposed to be 2 degrees and a low of -14.
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My phone says it's only 1 degree. Tomorrow the high is supposed to be 2 degrees and a low of -14.
Over on the MO side, it was 1 this morning but it's a balmy 3 degrees now but the windchill is -16.
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

24 in Austin right now, and the roads are ice.

Thankfully, I had enough food in house that haven't needed to go out since Thursday and can wait until Tuesday when it will warm up a touch.

Worst so far is that my internet was out for three days. Some people in the area have been without power.

(Just FYI for people up north, we don't have salt trucks.)
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So for the southerners dealing with this storm. Do you think the roads will just be shut down all week? State of emergency style?

Because if you don't have salt trucks and it's frozen and doesn't get above 32, something would have to be done to the roads or else it would be car accident after car accident.
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

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So for the southerners dealing with this storm. Do you think the roads will just be shut down all week? State of emergency style?

Because if you don't have salt trucks and it's frozen and doesn't get above 32, something would have to be done to the roads or else it would be car accident after car accident.
they usually add sand to the roads, as long as it's snow and not ice the roads usually stay open.
Anyhow I have already been informed that I'm off tomorrow, the rest of the week is TBD
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Northerners know better than to do something stupid like that.
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When I was in my teens I made the mistake of keeping a Dr. Pepper in my freezer for a little too long and then putting my face directly over the can when I opened it. The entire soda exploded all over my face and splattered the ceiling. It looked a lot like that photo.
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Re: Snowmaggedon 2021

Been there, done that.

I came back to Illinois for Valentine’s Day ... getting at least a few extra days at home since my school district announced we will teach virtual Monday and Tuesday. I should be headed back to Mississippi Tuesday afternoon. Local forecast here is calling for up to ten inches of added snow by Tuesday though.

Wind chills today hit -25 degrees and that is supposed to sustain up to -10 for a few days.
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Would any of you like to move to my house for the month in SoCal where it is going to be 75 degrees and no rain, disagreeably hot and dry as a thistle, while I come swap with you and enjoy the nice cold weather you're having? Hell, I'll even shovel your snow in the bargain! I'd love to bundle up and do it, some REAL exercise for a change.

Hell, I'd be in total bliss to experience a real cold snap like you're having right now. I'm jealous. No joke.
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Hell, I'd be in total bliss to experience a real cold snap like you're having right now. I'm jealous. No joke.
This weekend it was 89 degrees and 90% humidity here in South Florida. I miss the snow.
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Would any of you like to move to my house for the month in SoCal where it is going to be 75 degrees and no rain, disagreeably hot and dry as a thistle, while I come swap with you and enjoy the nice cold weather you're having? Hell, I'll even shovel your snow in the bargain! I'd love to bundle up and do it, some REAL exercise for a change.

Hell, I'd be in total bliss to experience a real cold snap like you're having right now. I'm jealous. No joke.
Windchill is -24. 30 mins and any exposed skin develops frostbite. Delightful!

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