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Old 12-28-2012, 04:30 PM   #8911
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Geez, that is full on
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:31 PM   #8912
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Hey, that storm came up from Tennessee.

That snow was on bare pavement. It does get deeper, but that was the most snow we have EVER had in 24 hours. It was at least 45 cm (1/2 a yard).

There were loads of accidents and stuck cars, but luckily, no fatalities. When the previous record was set in 1971, 17 people died.

People were pushing busses that had gotten stuck!



At least two of our articulated busses broke!

You got hit harder than we did. I was so happy to see my neighbour on his bobcat (it has a front-end bucket). I was so not looking forward to shoveling. I had shoveled the end of the driveway where the snowplow piles up the snow, but hadn't made much progress on the 150+ ft driveway to the house. I'm getting too old to do that kind of shoveling too many times in one winter.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:52 PM   #8913
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You got hit harder than we did. I was so happy to see my neighbour on his bobcat (it has a front-end bucket). I was so not looking forward to shoveling. I had shoveled the end of the driveway where the snowplow piles up the snow, but hadn't made much progress on the 150+ ft driveway to the house. I'm getting too old to do that kind of shoveling too many times in one winter.
Yeah, it was pretty impressive here. My MIL said that her snow removal company had been by and plowed her driveway twice, but she couldn't tell by looking. She lives in Cornwall.

That walk to the dep, a short block away, was a major expedition. I had to walk in the street. On the deep parts, I had to take little bitty steps because it was impossible to tell where the snow was deeper. On the way back I had the snow blowing in the face issue. I eventually had to take off my glasses to be able to see.

At least the snow removal company has been by today. They usually clear all of the concrete. Today they just cleared paths and shovelled the snow off my front step.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:00 PM   #8914
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We ended up with 5" of the fluffy white stuff yesterday. High of 18F today. On the way home around 5 pm it was 3F. Cold night, no snow today.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:43 PM   #8915
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To cold for me... High of 43... No good... Need to win the lotto and move back to florida
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:50 PM   #8916
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mission accomplished, addie--and superbly, too!! this is easily seen by anyone who has known you for five minutes.
Thank you.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:52 PM   #8917
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To cold for me... High of 43... No good... Need to win the lotto and move back to florida
It is winter and supposed to be cold. Wait til the temps are in the single digits or minus.
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Old 12-28-2012, 10:01 PM   #8918
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Yesterday we got hit with lots of snow--the light, fluffy kind--about 12 inches. Thankfully, my neighbour was in the Christmas spirit and brought his bobcat down and cleared my driveway and two of the neighbours' driveways. Today it is bright and sunny--looks like winter wonderland out there.
There were loads of stories in Montreal of people helping out other people with the problems caused by the snow. Kinda nice.
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-12C (10F) feels like -19C (-2F) Brrrr
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:13 PM   #8920
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30c here, we have just recently put the air con on
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