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Re: More strange fall weather
  • Subject: Re: More strange fall weather
  • From: betsy <>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 10:00:44 -0500 (GMT-05:00)

It sounds like the East really got a doozy. Here in Colorado we had 9.5"
of wet snow last Wednesday and it pretty well melted off by Saturday. It
was a wet and heavy one like yours Auralie, where the trees got bent. I
cannot believe that the Honeylocust and ash still have their leaves on.

I am currently visting my folks in Indiana and their Honeylocust and ash have no leaves..go figure.
I guess it snowed another 9" at the house yesterday...but it was a dry snow so Greg only needed a broom to remove it.

Stay Warm


-----Original Message-----
>From: Pam Evans <>
>Sent: Nov 3, 2011 8:02 AM
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] More strange fall weather
>it really is.  talked to my friend Luann in Spencer MA last night, they
>still didn't have power and their's went off about 7pm Sat. night.  She's
>on a well so no water either.   They had 4 trees (white birch) down but at
>least they didn't come down on the house or the vehicles.   She said it was
>about 44 degrees IN the house.  ugh.  they got 15" when that storm came
>through.   Zem your pals in CT probably don't have power or phones w/ all
>the lines down, I can only reach Lu on her cell.
>On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 5:53 PM, Zemuly <> wrote:
>> I'm glad it wasn't worse. I still haven't heard from my friends in
>> Connecticut. This has truly been the strangest weather I can remember.
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Nov 2, 2011, at 5:38 PM, wrote:
>> > I don't suppose anyone else was snowed in over the weekend as we were.
>> > We had eight inches, and were without power for three days.  Not fun.  We
>> > have a small generator that supplies us with heat, refrigeration and
>> water,
>> > but
>> > no lights.  Thank goodness for that, though - a hot shower is one of the
>> > world's
>> > greatest luxuries.  We didn't run it all the time - just long enough at a
>> > time to
>> > get done what needed to be done.  Even that required filling the tank
>> with
>> > gasoline, which was awkward for tottery oldsters like us, but we managed.
>> >
>> > The temperatures were not too bad - above freezing most days. We had had
>> > a load of firewood delivered last week, so that helped, even though the
>> wood
>> > was hard to get to through the snow.
>> >
>> > Much breakage of trees, since they were all still in full leaf.  We
>> haven't
>> > been
>> > able to get down to the back to see just how bad it is, but we can see
>> major
>> > limbs down from the Scholar Tree, and I'm pretty sure my curly willow is
>> > down.
>> > The top is out of the crabapple tree, and a big branch is down from a
>> grey
>> > birch.  Can't tell about the Kousa dogwood, but it may have lost some
>> limbs,
>> > too.  Oh well.
>> >
>> > Now if the snow will just melt I can get the rest of my bulbs planted.
>>  The
>> > flower beds are surely finished.
>> >
>> > Hope noone else had weather problems.
>> >
>> > Auralie
>> >
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