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Re: check in time


Seen on the news last night that Seattle transit bus sliding down the hill
backwards cause it couldn't make it up the hill..... scarry!
 
Donna

--- On Mon, 12/22/08, Theresa G. <macycat3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

From: Theresa G. <macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] check in time
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Monday, December 22, 2008, 8:09 PM

At least you are windless- just think how cold it would be otherwise!
You best order yourself some extra woolies!


james singer wrote:
> Brrr. To my amazement, it's been 28 windless degrees since about 5:30
> this AM. Beginning to feel like I'm stuck in a time warp of some kind.
>
> On Dec 21, 2008, at 2:08 PM, Donna wrote:
>
>> currently at 4pm, our temp is minus 3 with wind chill minus 29.
>> Actually this
>> is the best it has been,..... we have 35-40 mph winds which is making
it
>> brutal out there.  Got about an inch to two inches of snow (hard to
>> tell with
>> the drifting) last night.
>>
>> So far (fingers crossed) the trees haven't lost any limbs yet.  I
>> figured the
>> wind would take them out....
>>
>> So far we only flickered power a couple of times.  But our lines are
>> underground.  We have no power at work....or so my answering machine
>> said...
>>
>> Donna
>>
>>
>>
>> --- On Sun, 12/21/08, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> We had snow most of the day yesterday--about 4 inches accumulated--
>> then last night freezing rain, so this morning the snow is covered
>> with a thin crust of ice. Have to say the dogwood outside my window is
>> spectacular, like something Steuben would make.
>>
>>
>> On Dec 21, 2008, at 8:02 AM, Catharine Carpenter wrote:
>>
>>> Went to below zero last night! May get up to 10 today.
>>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>>>
>>> On Dec 20, 2008, at 7:16 PM, Judy Browning wrote:
>>>
>>>> We still have snow on the ground 16 F this am on my way to
work.
>>>> Sunny part of the day, so the roads got slushy. Frozen again
when I
>>>> came home just now, 16F again, roads just a bit slick, but
home
>>>> with no problem. Took it slow.
>>>> I saw our winter friend the woodpecker opening walnuts in the
back
>>>> yard last week. Snow is deeper, but (s)he will be back if
nothing
>>>> else is available. I see 2 or 3 every winter. Sometimes when
the
>>>> snow is deep, they dive in & fan their wings like
they're
>> taking a
>>>> dust bath & uncover the nuts so they can break them open.
The
>>>> little chickadees wait until they're done, then pick up
any
>> crumbs.
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Catharine
Carpenter"
>> <cathycrc@comcast.net
>>>>>
>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>> Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2008 3:27 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] check in time
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> It always amuses me that, for juncos, my area defines
"flying
>>
>>>>> south  for the winter". Took part in our area's
Audubon
>> society
>>>>> Christmas  bird count today. We logged about 30 species.
We saw a
>>
>>>>> flock of nine  bluebirds and logged 4 different raptors.
More
>>>>> American tree sparrows  than I could have imagined.  My
only
>>>>> disappointment was no turkeys!
>>>>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>>>>>
>>>>> On Dec 20, 2008, at 1:20 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> About six inches of snow here overnight, and the
temperature
>>>>>> is around 20 degrees and falling.  They finally came
to plow
>> the
>>>>>> road and our drive around noon.  This is a new plow
guy.  The
>>>>>> one who used to come did a really bad job - pushed
piles of
>>>>>> snow up against the garage doors so we couldn't
get the
>> cars
>>>>>> out, etc.  This one did a much better job, but I hope
he is
>> more
>>>>>> prompt in the future.  We are not on a town road so
the
>>>>>> neighborhood has to contract with a private plower.
Those down
>>>>>> near the main road don't want to pay for the whole
road,
>> so the
>>>>>> four houses up at our end have to bear the most of it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Interestingly, yesterday juncos showed up ahead of the
storm.
>>>>>> I'd been watching for them for a couple of weeks,
but
>> hadn't
>>>>>> seen any.  Yesterday there was a flock - must have
been more
>>>>>> than a dozen - in the backyard.  I guess that's
why
>> they're
>>>>>> sometimes called "snow birds."
>>>>>> Auralie
>>>>>>
>>>>>> In a message dated 12/19/2008 1:00:05 PM Eastern
Standard
>> Time,
>>>>>> cathycrc@comcast.net writes:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Dec 19, 2008, at 7:08 AM, Donna wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> weather here is the pits, but I am sure it is for
most of
>> the
>>>>>>> country within
>>>>>>> the 48hr period.  How is everyone doing?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>
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>>>>>>
>>
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>>
>> 25
>>
>>>>>>  )
>>>>>>
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>> Inland Jim
>> Willamette Valley
>> 44.99 N 123.04 W
>> Elevation 148'
>> 39.9" Precipitation
>> Hardiness Zone 8/9
>> Heat Zone 5
>> Sunset Zone 6
>> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
>> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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> Elevation 148'
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> Heat Zone 5
> Sunset Zone 6
> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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