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Old 01-29-2014, 12:49 AM   #11791
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Feel better about the snow. Do this.
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Old 01-29-2014, 12:55 AM   #11792
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That is hilarious. I am glad someone has a sense of humor in all this bitter cold.
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:14 AM   #11793
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weather 1/29

it's cold. it's also windy, icy, snowy, & so forth, & I'm embracing winter time-
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Old 01-29-2014, 03:26 AM   #11794
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Winter in the South

I have been watching the National Weather Channel. To all our Southern Friends.

Please be careful. You are not used to this snow and ice like the folks up north are. There are children who have been kept at school overnight only because it is safer than sending them home on the roads that are impassable. People have been stuck on roads since yesterday. Your states do not have the facilities to deal with a storm of this nature. No salting and sanding vehicles. No piles of salt or sand available. These are items folks up north take for granted. Some southern states don't even own plows.

Stay home. And if you think you really have to go out, make sure you have an emergency kit in your vehicle. Don't forget those tea candles and a blanket. And that goes for you men also. This is not the time to play Mr. Macho. Remember you have a family at home that waits for your safe return.

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Old 01-29-2014, 03:46 AM   #11795
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taxy, that is just too funny! Now I want to find snowy cars and leave a little artwork too!
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Old 01-29-2014, 06:56 AM   #11796
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Just a quick additional note for our friends in the south. Keep a bag of kitty litter in your trunk. It gives great traction if you find yourself on slippery ice. The majority of you do not have snow tires.
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Old 01-29-2014, 07:32 AM   #11797
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Just a quick additional note for our friends in the south. Keep a bag of kitty litter in your trunk. It gives great traction if you find yourself on slippery ice. The majority of you do not have snow tires.
Fun fact, even living in Maine I never had snow tires, most people that I knew didn't bother. Reason was we had such awesome plow crews. Most Mainers would lay low until the snow stopped and by then the plows had been plowing during the entire storm keeping the roads scraped down.

The biggest problem down here is areas like this are cities with hundreds of roads and side streets, but very few plows. It just doesn't make financial sense to have the number of plows needed to take care of it all. We do have brine spreaders that seems to help a bit, but not a lot.
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Old 01-29-2014, 07:33 AM   #11798
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That's awesome!
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So...your favorite whine is..."I want to go to Miami."
19 days and I'll be headed to the tropics, just 19 days!
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It snowed! It snowed!!!There's got to be about 0.25 inches of it. It's 27F, with 5 mph winds.
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