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Impending Winter Storm

cmiller5400
Just wanted to send my best wishes and prayers to my fellow storm warriors that are in the path of this huge storm.

I've already stocked up on food, water and gas (there was a huge line at the pumps yesterday). Snow blower is up and running along with the generator in case we loose power. Ranges in my area are all over the map, but I expect to see at least 12 - 18+ inches where I am.

Best of luck to all. Stay warm, and stay safe!
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GSG
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That I gave a friend who lives in Buffalo, NY. Stock up on plenty of adult beverages, your favorite cookies, flashlights and candles, and plenty of good books (non-ebook variety in case the power goes out), and hunker down.

Stay safe and warm!

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Darryl~ Moderator
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The sun's still bright here after a very cold morning (-16 F) but it's supposed get bad here after midnight, they're already warning people to stay off the roads & only travel when necessary. Our forecast is for 40 cm of snow with 80 kmh wind so we should have plenty of drifting & power outages....we have our "storm kit" handy & are set to spend the next couple days inside.
The real fun for us will begin the middle of next week when the temperature goes well above freezing & a rain storm on Tuesday....our flood prone town will be sure to have some major flooding and plenty of washouts....with all the snow & flooding, it sure will make it interesting getting to & from work next week.....oh well, nothing we haven't been through plenty of times before.

Stay safe & be careful on the roads anyone up here in the northeast.

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Darryl~ Moderator
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Winnipeg gets large snow storms often.

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Slayer_
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Big deal, We got more than that in April 1997. We get more than that every year in fact (except 2010).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997_Red_River_Flood

It's bad luck that it's missing all the places that normally get snow and don't worry about 3 feet of snow.

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Darryl~ Moderator
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we just have a hard time finding places to put it when it comes in one storm....do a Google search on "white juan" & look at some of the pictures...it shut us down pretty good....this storm is supposed to be pretty much identical. The biggest problem we have with nor'easters is the wind....it takes down the power lines when the branches/trees fall on them.....but we get some bad a$$ drifts from them :)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Juan

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neilb@uk
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England falls apart with a three-inch fall! The last "big" snowfall here stopped all the trains into London for two days. Six inches!. Schools close when there is a fall of a couple of inches. "Health and Safety"

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Darryl~ Moderator
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The Great White North.....

Gotta love it eh?

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PurpleSkys Moderator
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and you know i don't love it...grrrrrr....i could love Nova Scotia more too if it had a climate like Vancouver where Oz is.