Re: Home again/weather
Not so, here. It started last night with little balls of ice - not
sleet, as there was no rain mixed in - the TV weatherman had a term
for it, but can't recall it. Then the snow started. I woke around
3AM, looked out and could see nothing but the faint lights of our
neighbor's house across the farm pond. As though it was a dense fog,
but it was the snow. At 6:30, we had 12+ inches on the ground on top
of what DH described as a layer of "icy styrofoam". The news said it
would take road crews 12 hours to clear the roads. It took DH 5 hours
to snow blow and shovel the drive and front sidewalk. I did my part
with coffee, waffles, and sausage (did not offer to pitch in outside,
as he has usually managed to be away for major snowfalls, and
besides, I couldn't do homemade waffles if I was shoveling! Long
range forecast looks good, despite the below normal temperatures.
Almost finished my Christmas decorating.
Cathy, west central IL, z5b
On Dec 1, 2006, at 1:26 PM, Donna wrote:
> well - thankfully- it isn't bad here at all. Light dusting of snow
> some slush, but that is about it. It looked much worse on the
> radar maps then
> it was...
> Road out front is still flooded and doesn't appear to be freezing
> up at all.... nor draining! - last week the state came out and
> flushed the sewers- looked like a volcano errupting as they had to
> close the
> road down it was spitting so bad including some chunks of cement...
> help :( Never used to flood till they replaced the road and sewer
> system a
> couple years ago...
> Whew.... dodged the bullet here! I don't think everyone
> was as lucky tho!
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: james singer
> To: email@example.com
> Sent: Friday, December 1,
> 2006 1:00:09 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Home again/weather
> Just checked our 5
> day forecast. Will get appreciably cooler than
> today. TWC continues to
> broadcast the misery up north. My sympathies.
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