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This Is Why Snow Is a Good Thing

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Amaury, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    There's currently no snow and it's eight degrees.

    Someone help me!
     
  2. bobs409

    bobs409 Active Member

    I have plenty of it here in my yard if you want any. You'll have to load it yourself though. LOL
    :ROFLMAO:
     
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  3. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    On the bright side, the current forecast, which I know is always likely to change, for next week is rain / snow / precipitation.

    But yeah, this winter's been sucky due to a stupid high pressure ridge keeping wet weather from coming over here and, ultimately, it's the reason for our lack of snow. So far we've only had snow on January 7, which melted in a few days, on January 29, which also melted in a few days, and on Monday (February 3), which melted in a few hours, and it was only about 30 degrees the whole day. :eek: We still have some patches here and there, but that's it. :(
     
  4. FredC

    FredC Well-Known Member

    We have your snow.. Come and get it... :)
    image.jpg
     
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  5. melbo

    melbo Well-Known Member

    Was 2F this morning by me - snow is supposed to be coming to our area tonight.
     
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  6. jasetaro

    jasetaro Well-Known Member

    We've had two snow storms this week. We're expecting another one Sunday and the weather weenies are talking the possibility of another one later next week... Six more weeks of this lovely winter weather and that fuzzy little @#$%^& Punxsutawney Phil is going to end up as a pair of slippers. :whistle::D
     
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  7. RickM

    RickM Well-Known Member

    All we're getting (Herts, UK) right now is bloody rain. The pathways and roads are destroyed, and everywhere is just a boggy mess. Snow would be ideal right about now...at least we could walk on it :p
     
  8. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

  9. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    Are you in NY? Sounds just like my local forecast ;)
     
  10. jasetaro

    jasetaro Well-Known Member

    No, I'm close enough a snowball fight though... Connecticut.
     
  11. Kevin

    Kevin Well-Known Member

    ... or Philly or anywhere else in the NE at the moment. :(

    Today was the first day in about a week that I've been to our office; coming through some of the side roads the amount of damage reminded me of the major storms that have come through. I ended up having to take several detours to get around roads that were closed due to fallen trees.
     
  12. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    It's snowing again, as was expected!
     
  13. RickM

    RickM Well-Known Member

    It's raining again here lol

    Even something as simple as taking the dog for a walk turns into an expedition, dodging the fast flowing puddles :p
     
  14. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    It's been snowing all through the night, and it's still snowing (6:56 AM right now). I am so happy!
     
  15. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    I'm both happy and a nervous wreck.

    Went to my aunt's to have dinner; my mom and I, with me as the driver, of course, come back home in an intense snowstorm that's still raging! Streets out where my aunt lives were covered within 10 minutes.

    It's even more nerve wrecking when you're going 20 MPH on an INTERSTATE and vehicles, including semis, are passing you going about 50 - 60 MPH. I could barely see the road.

    On the bright side, I'm happy because we've finally got a winter storm!
     
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2014
  16. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    I went to bed around 12:00 AM today, but the forecast said the snow would stop around 3:30 AM. It was still snowing when I went to bed, so it most likely stopped around 3:30 AM.

    Here are photos I took this morning:
    Snow 3.jpg Snow 4.jpg Snow 5.jpg
     
  17. OSS 117

    OSS 117 Well-Known Member

    It was 87 degrees inland today, and just 78 near my work, which is coastal. As you can see, as a Californian, I'd love it if it rained. I'd like to avoid half the state being on fire this summer.
     
  18. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    We unfortunately had some pretty bad wildfires for summer 2012 and summer 2013, but they aren't really a "common" thing for us.
     
  19. OSS 117

    OSS 117 Well-Known Member

    Forgive me for not remembering. We don't often get news about the northwest here. It looked like it was going to rain yesterday evening, especially from the heavy rain smell outside. Alas, it didn't. It's been relatively cool since that post, but it's going to be 84* tomorrow. Our final rainy days are about two weeks into April. Meaning if we don't see anything til then, the state is pretty much screwed fiscally and physically.
     
  20. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    Not today, but it's been raining lightly here the last few days and snowing in the mountains. Snoqualmie Pass and Stevens Pass, two of the passes area, were closed multiple times on Monday and Tuesday.

     

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