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Old 12-17-2013, 01:51 PM   #11291
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Originally Posted by pacanis View Post
Cool picture, Taxy.
Thanks Pac. The snow was falling, but that's a Google+ enhancement, that animated snow.

It's really cold. As Addie wrote, this is January/February weather. -18 C (0 F), when I took Shreddy to the vet. It went up to -16C (3F) and now it's -17C and snowing. Seems to feel a constant 10C (18F) colder than the actual temperature.

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Old 12-17-2013, 01:58 PM   #11292
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Snowing and our temperature has climbed up to 19F.

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Old 12-17-2013, 02:02 PM   #11293
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Too warm for December here.....waaaay above normal.
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Old 12-17-2013, 02:30 PM   #11294
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Here, too, roadfix. It's 60F and sunny right now. A gorgeous December day DH just came home early from work so he can get a bike ride in before dark.
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Old 12-17-2013, 03:31 PM   #11295
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Supposed to be up to 70* this weekend. Nice pre-Christmas weather. Makes me feel better than the 26* did last week.
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Old 12-17-2013, 04:16 PM   #11296
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It didn't snow all day. That rocks! lol
Gloomy and gray and in the low twenties, but no snow. It was so nice not to get any more snow it made a crappy day seem like the first day of Spring.
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Old 12-17-2013, 04:41 PM   #11297
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So, crocuses pac? Happy Easter.

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I bet Boston has had more than one blizzard over the years Addie. I went looking for a link to Cleveland's "White Hurricane" in 1978 and found a CWRU "Encyclopedia of Cleveland History" link that showed four historical blizzards in the Cleveland area. My Mom was pregnant with me when the 1950 one hit. She didn't know it at the time and spent five days shoveling out! Then, when she went to the doctor, he told her to "take it easy". Um, bit late with THAT advice!

The Cleveland 1978 storm was from a different system than the one that hit Boston. I remember the winds at the airport were recorded somewhere around 100 MPH. The barometric reading was the lowest recorded for a land reading not associated with a hurricane - 28.28 inches. We lost that record a few years later. All I know is that the pressure dropped so very low so very fast I had a raging headache when I woke up the day of the storm. Of course, Himself had to ignore everything and go to work. Coming home he got stuck in a drift on the unplowed road but some nice couple took him in until I found a snowmobile rescue group that got him. He got his car the next day.

The National Weather Service article about the Ohio hurricane has a photo of a home that was buried by the snowfall! It was somewhat south of Toledo, in the state's NW corner. You can see that here: It Hit!
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Old 12-17-2013, 05:08 PM   #11298
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Not only seeing crocuses, CG... I can hear the loons!
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Old 12-17-2013, 05:23 PM   #11299
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Crumbs, -18C! And I thought it was cold tonight when I went up to the yard to put Horse to bed and there was just a light frost in places!

I don't like a warm bedroom and don't have the heat on overnight so I will resort to a hot water bottle tonight, I think.
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Old 12-17-2013, 05:38 PM   #11300
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Our temp right now is 35. I think we are supposed to get more snow overnight.

Mad Cook, my husband and I do not agree on where to set the thermostat. I think he keeps it too warm in here. When I can, I sneak over and turn it down a notch or two.

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