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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #30 on: January 27, 2015, 01:21:14 AM »
Yeah, I'm not looking forward to tomorrow at all. I live square in middle of the 24"-30"+ circle on the map, and I'm working at the hospital tomorrow. I hate to have to leave my wife and son home alone in this. I'm just hoping we don't end up with an extended power outage since that means no heat or water.
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #31 on: January 27, 2015, 02:06:47 AM »
Yeah, I'm not looking forward to tomorrow at all. I live square in middle of the 24"-30"+ circle on the map, and I'm working at the hospital tomorrow. I hate to have to leave my wife and son home alone in this. I'm just hoping we don't end up with an extended power outage since that means no heat or water.
That's a bummer you have to go in tomorrow Eric. These types of storms do seem to really hit harder down your way. Its cold enough that the snow won't be wet so hopefully your power won't go out, at least not for long.
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #32 on: January 27, 2015, 02:50:00 PM »
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=i6zaVYWLTkU
"Gotta get the bread and milk" FYI this video is a bit loud.
So far we still have power and the biggest drifts aren't in the worst places. I'm impressed at how steady the strong wind is. You can't lift your head for more than a couple seconds because the snow is moving sideways. Looking forward to barleywine in front of the fire after shoveling later.
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #33 on: January 28, 2015, 04:18:58 AM »
Well, made it to work and back safely - and we never lost power at home either. I'm sure glad there was a travel ban, though. I can't imagine what the roads would have been like if every idiot was out there.

Snow wasn't quite as bad as they had made it out to be. It's hard to tell with the drifts, but I'm looking at about 20 inches or so. Comparable to the 2013 blizzard, I'd say.
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #34 on: January 28, 2015, 01:59:09 PM »
We probably got about 20 inches in my part of NH too.  After an hour of snowblowing to get the first wave done, my wife, son and I put on our snowshoes and hiked around the neighborhood.  It was very nice.  Of course not losing power was the best!
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #35 on: January 28, 2015, 02:39:24 PM »
Glad it worked out for you Eric. I think we got just about two feet, hard to say. The lightness of the snow made all the difference in the world as far as power outages and ease of shoveling. I even shoveled paths into the woods for the dog to due his business without having to drag his junk through the snow. We had a nice day, both brought home some work. I finished some work that would have taken a lot longer at work due to interruptions. After doing the last wave of shoveling had a nice glass of barleywine in front of the fire
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #36 on: January 28, 2015, 04:57:22 PM »
Well, made it to work and back safely

Good to hear.   Also it's good that they let you go home - I made it to work at the hospital after a blizzard a few years back and got drafted into staying for close to 24 hours because people were unable to make it in. They adjusted my schedule and gave me 3 days off after, but it was a long stretch.
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #37 on: January 28, 2015, 04:59:45 PM »
Sounds like much of it wasn't as bad as predicted. Glad to see everyone checking in safe. I miss the snow. That said, I'm ready for spring!

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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #38 on: January 28, 2015, 06:17:02 PM »
sounds like they're calling for another 6" friday, then another foot on monday.  rejoice!!

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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #39 on: January 28, 2015, 10:57:10 PM »
Anyone back there feel like moving to the Pacific North West? There was a record high temperature at Cannon Beach, OR a couple of days ago.
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #40 on: January 29, 2015, 09:25:33 PM »
Anyone back there feel like moving to the Pacific North West? There was a record high temperature at Cannon Beach, OR a couple of days ago.

 :D Just wait a year...you will get yours.
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #41 on: January 29, 2015, 10:36:30 PM »
could have been worse. my mom in buffalo had 6ft..couldn't even find the car.
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #42 on: January 29, 2015, 10:40:49 PM »
Anyone back there feel like moving to the Pacific North West? There was a record high temperature at Cannon Beach, OR a couple of days ago.
:D Just wait a year...you will get yours.

In a year I'll be 66 and won't remember this year a bit, so no worries. :)
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #43 on: January 29, 2015, 11:09:07 PM »

In a year I'll be 66 and won't remember this year a bit, so no worries. :)

LMAO  :D
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Re: Blizzard
« Reply #44 on: January 30, 2015, 12:49:33 AM »
Anyone back there feel like moving to the Pacific North West? There was a record high temperature at Cannon Beach, OR a couple of days ago.
:D Just wait a year...you will get yours.

In a year I'll be 66 and won't remember this year a bit, so no worries. :)

I am not much younger than you, and I remember last year as one of the worst I have seen. This year is colder than average here, but it seems pretty mild after last year!
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