Snow? here? mid Georgia? 5"?
fenix
Posted 2014-01-27 12:23 PM (#424310)
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Well, here we go, this snow event will be apocalyptic for some people here, kinda like rain events in San Diego, people just go nuts. I'm sure the buying frenzy has begun at the local stores with runs on propane, water, bread, etc.
As for me, I'm not worried, and i don't over react to these types of things, the snow will be gone the next day, but just in case I have my snowplow attached to the truck, have enough supplies to last six months in my emergency underground bunker, plenty of ammo, my own water purification system, 1000 gallons of gas in an underground tank, three generators, satellite communcation system, and just in case I have built a helipad on top of the house, with a TACAN and IFR/IRL beacons, oh, and three cyanide pills for me and the puppies! LOL

I'm sure those in Ontario will get a kick outta this event.

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Posted 2014-01-27 1:57 PM (#424333 - in reply to #424310)
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That's an awful lot of snow for your region, but it sounds like you are all set. Hopefully more normal weather will return soon.

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Posted 2014-01-27 2:02 PM (#424335 - in reply to #424333)
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yep a regular snowmeaggedon! LOL
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Posted 2014-01-27 7:58 PM (#424394 - in reply to #424310)
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LOL!!!!!!!

That's a regular everyday probability here in winter in the Great White North!! We've even had snow in August!

I was outside in minus 20 celcius here today, removing car parts...
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Posted 2014-01-28 5:21 AM (#424455 - in reply to #424310)
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No snow here in Darwin, but we have had over 500mm of rain in 12 days. Stopped for the Aussie day long weekend and went fishing at my shack.

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Posted 2014-01-28 8:25 AM (#424469 - in reply to #424310)
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I didn't realise that you lived in Darwin, 60 Imp! I visited there in 1991, and found the place fascinating, and the surroundings beautiful. Met some great Aussies who really knew how to party! Got to enjoy a major lightning display one night; what a show! Got to feed the fish and the stingrays in the bay, attend a corroboree, and enjoy all of the other touristy things that there were to do. Even visited "Sweetheart" at the museum.
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Posted 2014-01-28 11:45 AM (#424515 - in reply to #424469)
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Grocery Store Snow Frenzy... what we call here "The 3 Whites": milk, bread & toilet paper! Have fun!
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Posted 2014-01-28 5:02 PM (#424575 - in reply to #424310)
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OK, looks like maybe 1" so far, another 1/2" and the puppies and I will evacuate to the doomsday bunker, can't reach my family, starting to panic a lttle, I'm to young, to good looking and to much to live for to go this way, besides, i've got a six pack in the fridge, anyway, if ya'll never hear from me again, tell them when the blizzard is over, our bodies will be in the convertible on the carport, damm wish i had never let that top down!, oh, and just donate all the toilet paper, milk, and bread to a local charity, taking the beer with me. :-)

Update 5:30 PM. Governor Deal just declared a state of emergency for the whole state of GA. unbelievable, people running out of gas at service stations, people abondoning cars and walking. WOW!

Update 7:30 PM. Absolute chaos on the interstates around Atlanta, now the temp is 21 and the roads are frozen, people are trapped on the interstates and running out of gas, and when they try to exit, they can't get up the ramps to get to any side streets. I guess it is an emergency after all because this stuff will not thaw till late tomorrow if at all.

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SavoyPlaza
Posted 2014-01-28 7:50 PM (#424610 - in reply to #424310)
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Glad you are inside, Roger! My Y keeps reading her facebook, and all our ATL friends are reporting 3-6 hour drives home from
work, schools with kids still in them (at 7:40 pm!!), and your basic mess.
Macon is just now seeing snow, my kids are happy. If we don't loose power I'll be happy.

But the forecast is showing a high of 60 on Thursday!
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Posted 2014-01-28 8:12 PM (#424613 - in reply to #424310)
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Gdot didn't learn a thing, did they? It's a mess and people are already asking questions, you have more to come, maybe 3 more inches. Are you watching the local news? be safe and stay home temps dropping and it's gonna be hell in the morning when the roads are sheets of ice.

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Posted 2014-01-29 5:38 AM (#424658 - in reply to #424310)
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it's 5:30 AM, people have been sitting on the interstates all night, kids stranded in school buses, and staying overnight in schools, people abandoning cars, running out of gas and sleeping in service stations, WOW, what a mess.
Everyone went about business as usual and then all tried to leave the city at the same time, side streets weren't even treated, emergency vehicles can't get to crash scenes, and ambulances can't get to hospitals. I know this is of little interest to most people, but it's most amazing how all this came together to create this chaos of a "perfect storm". Weather will not get to 34 degrees till about 3:00 this afternoon and then back down in the teens again tonight.
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Posted 2014-01-29 6:39 AM (#424663 - in reply to #424310)
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I turned the news off last night about 11pm. Amazing. The entire ATL closed at the same time, plugging the entire city. What an
absolute mess. It still baffles me that the ATL schools didn't close until noon. Most Macon schools were closed all day yesterday and
today, although the sleet/snow didn't start falling here until late afternoon.
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Posted 2014-01-29 12:52 PM (#424704 - in reply to #424663)
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Posted 2014-01-29 12:55 PM (#424705 - in reply to #424663)
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Nope, there was a jack-knifed Bud truck one street over, we had one hell of a party till we ran out of ice and chips.
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Posted 2014-01-29 5:30 PM (#424738 - in reply to #424705)
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Please keep the updates coming, fenix and savoyplaza !

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Posted 2014-01-29 5:46 PM (#424742 - in reply to #424663)
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It's on the news, cnn and fox, people are pretty irate, especially about the kids and schools. Of course nobody's taking any responsibility. I haven't moved since Monday afternoon, did my running around because I was here in 2011, same situation except I had to go pull the EXGF out. and it was pretty slippery then cause nobody had any idea about treating the roads, it didn't get above freezing for several days and everyone was miserable.

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Posted 2014-01-29 9:50 PM (#424797 - in reply to #424310)
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Posted 2014-01-29 10:59 PM (#424814 - in reply to #424310)
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LOL!!

Sorry, but I gotta laugh a little...

But I know that you guys aren't used to snow at all...

It should be a rule that everybody from the southern U.S. come north to spend one winter!
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Posted 2014-01-29 11:15 PM (#424818 - in reply to #424814)
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Not so much the drivers as the poor planning and and execution of treatment of the roads.
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Posted 2014-01-30 10:40 AM (#424868 - in reply to #424310)
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The sun is out this morning, and I think the temperature will warm it up plenty here in Macon today. Schools are out again today.
ATL might be a different story today, though.

Here's my side yard yesterday, a rare sight for snow here in the jungle!
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Posted 2014-01-30 10:58 AM (#424872 - in reply to #424868)
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so how much did you end up with? any hassle's with the snow?
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Posted 2014-01-30 11:45 AM (#424879 - in reply to #424818)
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Has your state gov't ever had a plan?
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Posted 2014-01-30 12:31 PM (#424887 - in reply to #424310)
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actually yes, yes they do, kinda like Washington, never ever take responsibility for anything, and deny any knowledge of anything, place some else on paid leave that hasn't got anything to do with it, then when it blows over, promote them and transfer them to guarding the pine trees in SW Georgia. Ain't that pretty much how government works any more?
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Posted 2014-01-30 1:14 PM (#424906 - in reply to #424310)
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That is always how it has worked...why change anything?
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Posted 2014-01-30 1:28 PM (#424912 - in reply to #424310)
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We ended up with around 3", depending on where you looked. I told my guys not to come in yesterday, the phones never really rang. They're not ringing today, either, but the sun is melting, so we may work again tomorrow.
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Posted 2014-01-30 6:34 PM (#424977 - in reply to #424310)
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if it aint kudzu , it's snow . who the hell would want to live in dammed old georgia ----------------------------------------------------------later

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Posted 2014-01-31 10:26 AM (#425079 - in reply to #424310)
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Posted 2014-01-31 11:08 AM (#425088 - in reply to #424977)
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60 dart - 2014-01-30 6:34 PM

if it aint kudzu , it's snow . who the hell would want to live in dammed old georgia ----------------------------------------------------------later


Well the only place other than Ga. that'll take me is WV, think i'll take my chances here! :-)
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Posted 2014-01-31 1:51 PM (#425113 - in reply to #424310)
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Posted 2014-01-31 6:54 PM (#425175 - in reply to #424310)
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FYI........if you really care?

How much snow does it take to cancel school in your area?

This map takes a look at just how much snow around the country it takes to have a snow day.





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fenix
Posted 2014-01-31 7:11 PM (#425178 - in reply to #424310)
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But they didn't, some kids were trapped on stranded school buses overnight, that's total BS, they had national Guard and GEMA trucks as well anything they could find to get those kids of the buses, but sadly some kids still didn't get home till the next day. As of now, looks like the GEMA director's heads expendable, they need a multi baled guillotine for these clowns.
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Posted 2014-01-31 7:55 PM (#425185 - in reply to #424310)
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that map is ok for the PTA to giggle at but not true . might be close but not . here the rule of thumb is , if buses need chains , there will be no school . so in reality
it's arbitrary at best ---------------------------------------------later
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Posted 2014-01-31 8:34 PM (#425197 - in reply to #424310)
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Posted 2014-01-31 9:38 PM (#425206 - in reply to #424310)
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we saw this before, does the name Katrina ring any bells?
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Posted 2014-02-01 10:04 AM (#425284 - in reply to #425206)
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I wouldn't equate it with Katrina as far as injuries, deaths, and property loss, but what people want through was so unnescessary.
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Posted 2014-02-01 8:19 PM (#425388 - in reply to #424868)
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SavoyPlaza - 2014-01-30 10:40 AM

The sun is out this morning, and I think the temperature will warm it up plenty here in Macon today. Schools are out again today.
ATL might be a different story today, though.

Here's my side yard yesterday, a rare sight for snow here in the jungle!
Pete

I am glad you took all that c rap with the car when you bought it Pete. By the way you left a lot of it up here. I will make sure you get the rest of it soon
You know the blaming/pointing finger thing that's going on over this. Don't you think people should use the brain God gave them
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Posted 2014-02-02 2:29 AM (#425443 - in reply to #425388)
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Is it just me who got the message that every day is a mission, and every day people get dead.
My job is to complete the mission and get as few of my people dead in the process. Run every
day's tasks and plans through that "filter" and this stuff doesn't happen. Inconvenient, yes. Disaster,
no. Just deal with it. Tomorrow's mission may be a real hell raiser. BTW - I've had this much
snow and ice on the ground now for a month. It was late in coming this year. It usually starts
around 01 November. Lack of preparedness does not a disaster make. This was ALL of Atlanta's
responsibility to not get caught with their pants down around their ankles, not the gov'ts job to DO
SOMETHING about it !
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Posted 2014-02-02 10:54 AM (#425470 - in reply to #424310)
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No, but taxes are paid so gevernment can treat roads and make them passable, that official's generous saleries and retirement accounts are earned by JUST doing their jobs, and we are talking three inches at most. In any other city that is even occasionally used to snow it would be a just another day. I don't completely blame the city/state officals, more like a 65/35 split against the powers that WERN'T there for the people. Disaster? no, emergency? yes.
Doc, don't know ya, but i'm sure you more experienced, educated, and possess a fair amount of common sense to know everyone does not view their daily routine as a "mission", unless you consider making sure the DVR is set for the Jerry Springer show as mission, for most the only thing that the word "mission" triggers is a hankering for tacos. I would venture to say many don't even have a daily plan, unless making it to five o'clock counts, much less thinking about leaving the house with a full tank of gas, water,blanket, first aid kit, etc.
As Collective Soul, the soothsayer's extrodinaire of Stockbridge Ga. sang: "It's the World I Know"
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Posted 2014-02-02 11:42 AM (#425473 - in reply to #425470)
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Hints, Lies, and Allegations ..... Good stuff, that CS !

The world I know is heavily laden with lazy-assed muthafukkas whose only concerns in life
are getting inebriated and getting laid, with ZERO sense of personal responsibility for all that
reality may bring. Now, I don't really have an issue with this, as it is outside my scope of
power to do anything about.

Where I DO have a problem with it is when these same persons feel they have the right to
b!tch about what comes their way as a result of their own choices as it regards intelligence
intake, processing, and preparedness. Do we have the right to think "tacos" when the subject
of "mission" comes up ? Sure ! Do we get to blame others for our "emergencies" that result
from being on a taco mission when the intel clearly indicated a need to beef up for a snow
situation ? Absolutely not. It is not Govt's job to kiss our sorry little self-indulgent asses every
time we spill coffee or discover the creek's too high. There wasn't a soul in this country who
did not have ample warning that Georgia was gonna get some snow. I am on the very other
side of the country and rather buried in my own "business" and I knew about it. WTF ? !
Allow those who make choices to reap the benefits of those choices, good or bad, and lose the
attitude that someone else must be responsible !
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BTW - I loved your opening salvo of sarcasm. Keep those cyanide capsules handy !
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Posted 2014-02-02 11:56 AM (#425477 - in reply to #424310)
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Which salvo? I'm truly blessed in that area (among others) :-)! Easy with the word MF's, we are the majority and we vote, abeit, only when it's for free stuff, NOBODY beats Santa Claus.
I have to get a refill on the caps, mailed the last 50 I had to the officials in the ATL, I did color them, maybe they'll think there jellybeans, we can only hope.

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Better send me some cyanide caps .... it was -4º yesterday morning, and today I woke to +18
and about 3 inches of new snow. How will I cope ? Better call out the National Guard
and get some mental counselors available at the local shelters !

oh yeah ..... I keep forgetting. This is winter and we just go about our day like any other.
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Posted 2014-02-07 12:57 PM (#426260 - in reply to #426258)
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FedEx'd overnight, anything for a friend! :-)
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OMG ! Temps rose into the 20's and the snow started coming down again. My snowblower decided
not to run, so a carb teardown was in order, but I was able to clear the 3" and make it safely back to
the house with a tie line. Now if only FEDEX can make it through the drifts and ice patches !
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Posted 2014-02-09 7:25 PM (#426582 - in reply to #426571)
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Not to worry, for you I'll deliever it personally, i got one of them octocopters! :-)

Seriously, We(ATL) are expecting snow again!!!!!! I was on 285 today and the gov and the mayor were in their private autos and their families were in back throwing out sand and salt!
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Posted 2014-02-10 12:42 PM (#426673 - in reply to #426582)
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Just watched the news conference about the new round of snow/sleet and freezing rain coming to Ga again. I think what happened two weeks ago was a blessing in disguise, people won't take this one so lightly and it's ganna be worse climaticly, but there won't be a repeat of the trffic jams in the ATL., by the way, anyone see Al Gore lately?

Pete, you ready?


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Last week I pulled the trigger on some new winter tires for the truck. My old ones have plenty
of tread, but were getting a little slippery on the polished ice. Picked up an extra set of stock rims
for easy swap out and will use the old ones for non-snow/ice months and squeeze a lot more miles
out of these new ones. Glad I did, because we've been getting steady snow since 2 days after.

Today we got about 8" and I finally had to go full shammy on the street cleanout and sidewalks,
etc. with the snowblower. There is a perverse pleasure in clearing snow and snow driving, if you're
prepared. The neighbors had 5' banks along their driveway from clearing it. The old snowblower
made short work of those banks, pitching the snow back another 20' across their lawn.
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Posted 2014-02-11 12:19 AM (#426748 - in reply to #426745)
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Well according to reports, the feces is gonna slam the ventilator here tomorrow night and all Wednesday and into Thursday, snow is one thing, but they are talking about 1/4 to 1/2 of ice accumilation, and maybe 6" of snow, we haven't had an ice event in quite a while, and things are gonna give, trees, lines, etc. This will be a catastrophic event for this area, no doubt we will lose power, lines will come down and fires will start and i'm afraid lives will be cut short also. This storm ain't gonna be no joke.

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fenix - 2014-02-11 12:19 AM

Well according to reports, the feces is gonna slam the ventilator here tomorrow night and all Wednesday and into Thursday, snow is one thing, but they are talking about 1/4 to 1/2 of ice accumilation, and maybe 6" of snow, we haven't had an ice event in quite a while, and things are gonna give, trees, lines, etc. This will be a catastrophic event for this area, no doubt we will lose power, lines will come down and fires will start and i'm afraid lives will be cut short also. This storm ain't gonna be no joke.



"National Weather Service: ‘Confidence is increasing in an event of historical proportions’ "

Ouch, not the news I wanted to hear
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I know poeple all over the world are here, I'm not am alarmist, but this weather event we are going to get tomorrow is epic, a once in a lifetmie experience. I have read some comments elsewhere where northeners are laughing at us here around Atlanta about being p***y's, and how they can handle 15 inches of snow, and how 3 inches of snow is called July in Vermont, we aren't talking snow here, we're talking and inch of ice covered everything, this will be hell, and not just here up the carolina's. I post if anyone's interested, but the power WILL go off at some time. I'm hunkered down, I have a bad feeling about my 61 vert on the carport,, there's atree that has alway's leaned, but I don't know if it can handle what's coming. will take pics and post if the power is up.
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Posted 2014-02-11 10:35 PM (#426909 - in reply to #426786)
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I know poeple all over the world are here, I'm not am alarmist, but this weather event we are going to get tomorrow is epic, a once in a lifetmie experience. I have read some comments elsewhere where northeners are laughing at us here around Atlanta about being p***y's, and how they can handle 15 inches of snow, and how 3 inches of snow is called July in Vermont, we aren't talking snow here, we're talking and inch of ice covered everything, this will be hell, and not just here up the carolina's also. I'll post if anyone's interested, but the power WILL go off at some time. I'm hunkered down, I have a bad feeling about my 61 vert on the carport,, there's a tree that has alway's leaned, but I don't know if it can handle what's coming. will take pics and post if the power is up. later


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Posted 2014-02-12 6:30 AM (#426943 - in reply to #424310)
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Well, we're still above freezing here in Macon. It appears we will dip into freezing about lunchtime. It has been raining for quite
some time, so we'll see what damage occurs this afternoon I suppose.

Atlanta will be seeing more bad-bad throughout today and tonight.

Y'all stay safe up there!
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Posted 2014-02-12 10:28 AM (#426966 - in reply to #424310)
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Continuos fine sleet here, everting has ice cover, people are staying in though. I hope they aren't getting a false sense of security, the worst is yet to come.
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Posted 2014-02-12 11:48 AM (#426975 - in reply to #424310)
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Posted 2014-02-12 11:51 AM (#426976 - in reply to #424310)
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yep, had a railraod spur divert to my backyard, jus reach out the window, and no fridge needed.
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Posted 2014-02-12 12:42 PM (#426984 - in reply to #424310)
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OK snow vets, it seems colder than it actually is, is that the ice covering everything and chilling everything? or is it just my perception?

Here's a couple of pics taken at 12 noon today, the bulk of the storm is yet to come, but there's already ice on trees and lines.



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Posted 2014-02-12 4:28 PM (#427023 - in reply to #424310)
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Posted 2014-02-12 5:31 PM (#427034 - in reply to #424310)
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LOL, yep and that's just the ones i dropped on the way in!
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Posted 2014-02-12 6:12 PM (#427042 - in reply to #424310)
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Posted 2014-02-12 6:25 PM (#427045 - in reply to #424310)
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naw, GinN'juice for them
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Posted 2014-02-12 6:41 PM (#427050 - in reply to #424310)
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By the look of that second photo, looks like the poor dog already had enough!!


I suppose you still have power, Roger?

It still has not dipped below freezing here (praise God!), just cold and rainy. The forecast is showing a low of 29 tonight, so
we'll see how we are in the am!
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Posted 2014-02-12 7:48 PM (#427062 - in reply to #424310)
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Naw, that's one of those plastic rabbits people put in the yards fro decoration, Lilly, the female, chewed the ears/feet/tail/nose and eyes of of it, :-)

I Charlette is going through what Atlanta did a couple of weeks ago.

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Posted 2014-02-14 1:00 AM (#427272 - in reply to #427062)
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Keep the cyanide capsules handy, gents. Looks like the end is near.

I still have piles of snow in the yard, but the last couple days have been sunny and reasonably warm.
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Posted 2014-02-14 8:14 AM (#427286 - in reply to #424310)
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Well, parts of middle Georgia are still without power and looks like will be for some time. The temperatures are well above freezing
now, and the worst should be behind us. Below are two photos of what my world looked like yesterday morning.

How'd y'all fair up thair, Roger?
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Posted 2014-02-14 9:29 AM (#427295 - in reply to #427286)
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We dodged the bullet up here, lots of snow/sleet/but not as much freezing rain as was forcast, the weather pattern changed and we didn't get the ise accumlination predicted, Charlotte didn't learn anyhting from Atlanta and it was a repeat of the unecsessary chaos up there. People stayed off the roads here, I haven't been anywhere since Tuesday myself, will venture out today, I haven't slept in about 36 hours, i'm scared to, if i do fall asleep the dogs may chew my legs off for running out of doggie treats.



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Posted 2014-02-14 10:49 AM (#427304 - in reply to #424310)
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Glad You Survived Roger. 13+ inches up North Here.

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Posted 2014-02-14 2:27 PM (#427324 - in reply to #424310)
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Posted 2014-02-19 5:55 PM (#428045 - in reply to #424310)
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How many of you belive in clobal climate change?
Snow storms in Florida or Georgia may not seem like clobal warming.
Here in Northern Europe in Eastern Finland, we have had a long winter with lot of snow and cold weather.
In area I live, permanet snow falled in November December thru February weather used to cold from -5 to -30 degrees in celsius wich we have used to.
Snow cover was about 3 feets thick ingeneral. People here is used to ski and do all kinda winter out door activities, ice fiching, drive their snow mobiles etc.

Now winters has been changed. We do not have a white christmas, Permanet snow falls in January, There is about 3 inches of snow meaning you cant do crosscountry skiing,
you'll break your expensive snow mobile it yout try to use it. You cant go on lakes (wich we have tens of thousands) to do anything cos ice is not thick enough and there is water cos it rains every other day.
Temperatures are around zero celsius. Cold weather used to kill all bacteria, viruses, bugs, foreign insects in couble of weeks in mid winter time. It just does not happen anymore.
Summers could be rainy or hot, anything. It could be hot 5 weeks in a row or cold and rainy all summer. Couble years ago temperature record was 38 C (101 F) an whole summer was hot. Not much in Georgia but this place is just 400 miles bellow arctic sircle.
This is not fun anymore

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Posted 2014-02-20 12:17 PM (#428147 - in reply to #424310)
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Clobal or global?
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Posted 2014-02-21 2:19 AM (#428281 - in reply to #424310)
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global. sorry about the typo
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Posted 2014-02-23 2:38 PM (#428620 - in reply to #428281)
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About 3" this AM and still falling. I fear my own legs might be gnawed off by the starving cats.

This may be my last entry ....
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Posted 2014-04-07 4:18 PM (#434947 - in reply to #424310)
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don't think so Doc, they'd have ta chew your fingers off, unless your so talented you can type with yo legs! :-)
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