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hilsideser
02-04-2010, 07:37 PM
Tinster! Help me! I just finished shoveling the drive and it's turning white as I type.

Please send pictures A.S.A.P.!!!

Hope you and Wendy are well, Dale.

Banjo
02-04-2010, 07:55 PM
Keep it down there! I'm busy enough fixing accelerator pedals, I don't need to do it in sloppy slushy footwells! hehehehe
Dale is welcome to send as many pics as he likes though.......

DNK
02-04-2010, 08:08 PM
Then it's brakes for the Prius.

Gliderman8
02-04-2010, 08:19 PM
we are expecting 12-14 inches of that dreadful white stuff :cryin:

DrEntropy
02-04-2010, 09:19 PM
I ain't sayin' squat.

Silverghost
02-04-2010, 09:39 PM
I ain't sayin' squat. Too late, you already said "squat"! :crazyeyes:

DrEntropy
02-04-2010, 09:41 PM
Mebbe I shoulda said...

HAWK!!

Banjo
02-04-2010, 10:20 PM
Then it's brakes for the Prius.
You have no idea Don!!!!! It might be different If I could do anything to change the way those brakes feel, but for now I have to spend an hour each driving around, not having the car do anything out of the ordinary for a hybrid, take all the info, and tell folks that if Toyota comes up with something to change how the brakes act, we'll contact you.
I'm not overly happy with certain news outlets right now.

Banjo
02-04-2010, 10:22 PM
Mebbe I shoulda said...



<span style="color: #FF0000"><span style="font-size: 26pt">Rutabaga!!!!</span> </span>

AngliaGT
02-05-2010, 02:07 AM
WINNER!! WINNER!! WINNER!!
Tony would've gotten it.

- Doug

DrEntropy
02-05-2010, 06:51 AM
Mebbe I shoulda said...



<span style="color: #FF0000"><span style="font-size: 26pt">Rutabaga!!!!</span> </span>


I wuz ~tryin'~ t' keep things A-political, Ben. :jester:

vagt6
02-05-2010, 08:54 AM
We're lookin' for about two FEET of snow down here, worst winter since accurate records have been taken, about 1890ish.

Us poor Virginyians just ain't used to all this white stuff. :cryin:

Yep. TWO FEET! Holy moly, my back's already hurtin' from all the snow I gotta shovel on Sunday.

No need to go to the gym for exercise around here . . . :nonod:

longbridgehealey
02-05-2010, 09:58 AM
They're telling us 15 to 30 inches. :cryin: I don't think it's driving with the top off weather for the next couple of days!

DrEntropy
02-05-2010, 11:10 AM
I remember only ONE winter in Virginia to be "bad". An "ice storm" downed power lines and tree limbs. Snow flurries would disappear kinda quick... but we were out on Buckroe Beach so bay breeze likely helped.

GregW
02-05-2010, 11:25 AM
We're lookin' for about two FEET of snow down here, worst winter since accurate records have been taken, about 1890ish.
I've seen 3 feet in Alexandria and I'm not old enough to have seen the 1890s. Then there was that storm in the late 80's where hundreds were stuck in their cars on the freeway overnight. That was on the other side of the river in Maryland.

angelfj1
02-05-2010, 11:55 AM
we are expecting 12-14 inches of that dreadful white stuff :cryin:

El: Its still dry here in D'town. Do you have anything out your way yet? Just got a call to pick up the grandsons - early dismissal! Boy, what a bunch of wimps. I know, its the liability thing AND they chalk up a full day, too!

angelfj1
02-05-2010, 11:57 AM
Then it's brakes for the Prius.
You have no idea Don!!!!! It might be different If I could do anything to change the way those brakes feel, but for now I have to spend an hour each driving around, not having the car do anything out of the ordinary for a hybrid, take all the info, and tell folks that if Toyota comes up with something to change how the brakes act, we'll contact you.
I'm not overly happy with certain news outlets right now.

Ben: I hope this brake thing means some good OT for you. You know, to help with the bills.

angelfj1
02-05-2010, 12:00 PM
I remember only ONE winter in Virginia to be "bad". An "ice storm" downed power lines and tree limbs. Snow flurries would disappear kinda quick... but we were out on Buckroe Beach so bay breeze likely helped.

I've lived in three southern cities, Dallas, Atlanta and Charlotte. It was the ice, not the snow that scared us and we were both raised in the north and learned to drive in the snow.

But ice - that's another matter - a truly helpless feeling. :yesnod:

Gliderman8
02-05-2010, 12:06 PM
we are expecting 12-14 inches of that dreadful white stuff :cryin:

El: Its still dry here in D'town. Do you have anything out your way yet? Just got a call to pick up the grandsons - early dismissal! Boy, what a bunch of wimps. I know, its the liability thing AND they chalk up a full day, too!

Nothing here yet Frank (as of 12:03pm) but as you know its coming. I have to pickup my daughter at 8pm this evening. I dropped her off this morning since I did not want her driving home when she got done so I will be back in the thick of it when I go to pick her up. That's what dads are for!
Everyone stay safe if you have to drive on snowy/icy roads.

longbridgehealey
02-05-2010, 01:48 PM
here it comes......

aerog
02-05-2010, 02:03 PM
We're lookin' for about two FEET of snow down here, worst winter since accurate records have been taken, about 1890ish.
I've seen 3 feet in Alexandria

36-38" in my front yard in Fairfax in '97 I think.

Just looked at the forecast for IAD; depending on how you read it they're forecasting 28-30" and lows around 9 this weekend.

14dna
02-05-2010, 02:30 PM
Wow guys;

On the north shore of Lake Erie we have about 1" of snow and the temps are going over the freezing mark all weekend.
This year seems as if we got your weather and you got ours!
Hang tight fellas, it won't last much longer.

Dave :cheers:

GregW
02-05-2010, 02:42 PM
This year seems as if we got your weather and you got ours!
Better double check them compasses. The blue marble may have flipped while we was sleepin'. Don't have a compass? Flush the toilet, which way does it swirl? Report back.

DrEntropy
02-05-2010, 02:50 PM
The blue marble may have flipped while we was sleepin'.

Not yet. New Zealand still has summer. I just checked. :wink:

Gliderman8
02-05-2010, 03:10 PM
Better double check them compasses. The blue marble may have flipped while we was sleepin'. Don't have a compass? Flush the toilet, which way does it swirl? Report back.

Nothing happened when I flushed. A time warp?
The white stuff just started falling here. New snow fall predictions are calling for 12-18 inches.... send in that doggie with the keg <<GRAEMLIN_URL>>/grin.gif

BIBBER
02-05-2010, 03:23 PM
got hit here as well and coming again on Sunday...but I'm not sayin nothin'...wife told me she's sick of listening to me...SO I TOLD HER TO JUST WAKE ME UP WHEN IT'S SPRING!

TRDejaVu
02-05-2010, 03:48 PM
El: Its still dry here in D'town. Do you have anything out your way yet? Just got a call to pick up the grandsons - early dismissal! Boy, what a bunch of wimps. I know, its the liability thing AND they chalk up a full day, too! Frank, it's just started to flurry over here on the other side of the hill from you.

Gliderman8
02-05-2010, 03:56 PM
Ian... you can't be too far away from my location.

Don_R
02-05-2010, 04:04 PM
nothing yet here in the Wyoming Valley. The forecast is for an inch or so.

TRDejaVu
02-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Ian... you can't be too far away from my location. Downingtown, about a mile away from Frank. When me and the Missus aren't driving the Chester County roads we quite often head towards your neck of the woods. Frank and I keep trying to do a covered bridge drive; if we ever get our act together, perhaps you might want to join us?

DrEntropy
02-05-2010, 04:28 PM
You guys should DO that!!! :thumbsup:

...cameras to get good calendar pix, too. :wink:

Gliderman8
02-05-2010, 04:33 PM
Ian... you can't be too far away from my location. Downingtown, about a mile away from Frank. When me and the Missus aren't driving the Chester County roads we quite often head towards your neck of the woods. Frank and I keep trying to do a covered bridge drive; if we ever get our act together, perhaps you might want to join us?

Ian- Great idea. Let's plan something in the spring / summer and we can do the <span style="font-style: italic">"Bridges (covered) of Lancaster County"</span>

angelfj1
02-05-2010, 04:39 PM
El: Its still dry here in D'town. Do you have anything out your way yet? Just got a call to pick up the grandsons - early dismissal! Boy, what a bunch of wimps. I know, its the liability thing AND they chalk up a full day, too! Frank, it's just started to flurry over here on the other side of the hill from you.

Ian: great for you eh! That means $$$$$.

angelfj1
02-05-2010, 04:42 PM
what we need is a snow-cam. Maybe Doc can suggest a set-up. We have plenty of electronics geeks out there I know!

Gliderman8
02-05-2010, 04:49 PM
what we need is a snow-cam. Maybe Doc can suggest a set-up. We have plenty of electronics geeks out there I know!

I have an engine in my garage thats got snow cam.

DNK
02-05-2010, 04:53 PM
All I say is it had better be gone when I fly into DC in 2 weeks.! :hammer:

bgbassplyr
02-05-2010, 04:59 PM
I feel for all of you looking at lots-o-snow. We've got the rain here that will turn into snow for northeast states. Just so you'll know, I just looked in my rain guage, 2.5"'s since 9:00 pm last night, and it's still comingh down unabated. We have flood warnings here and I have a new creek running in my yard.

Don't forget the bread and milk.

Tinster
02-05-2010, 05:13 PM
As requested by a few chattering teeth members,
I posted a thread of warm, tropical weather photos.
I hope they make everyone look forward to driving
this next summer.

dale(Tinster)

hilsideser
02-05-2010, 05:29 PM
...<span style="font-style: italic">let's go see what sunshine looks like</span>!

Banjo
02-05-2010, 07:00 PM
I have an engine in my garage thats got snow cam.
:lol: :lol: :lol: How did that get glanced over without comment?!
You're bad Gliderman...BAD! (Keep 'em comin') :devilgrin:
Plenty of OT due to the accelerator campaign. We're going extended hours, and I'm going in tomorrow to do nothing but campaign cars.
We're supposed to get missed by most of the snow. It'll all stay to the south of us. just an inch or two here. how freaky is that?

DNK
02-05-2010, 07:03 PM
...I have an engine in my garage that's got snow cam.

janeed one?

Gliderman8
02-05-2010, 07:05 PM
No tanks Don.

DNK
02-05-2010, 07:09 PM
que

DrEntropy
02-05-2010, 07:39 PM
what we need is a snow-cam. Maybe Doc can suggest a set-up. We have plenty of electronics geeks out there I know!

I never did find them sooper-seekrit spy cameras Tony deployed around th' hovel... If I do, we'll re-purpose 'em. :jester:

longbridgehealey
02-05-2010, 08:29 PM
now have 7 inches, and they say it is just getting started. Wife is stuck at LAX, hasn't been able to get a flight to IAD , been trying since yesterday. Now scheduled for tomorrow early evening. Doesn't look good. Now we're under a blizzard warning starting at ten pm. Trying to shovel it in waves, every time we have 3 or 4 inches down. By myself (well, two chihuahua's, but they don't shovel much). You eastern seaboard folks be careful out there! :savewave:

Larry

DNK
02-05-2010, 08:37 PM
NJ is suppose to be slammed.

longbridgehealey
02-05-2010, 08:42 PM
That's what our weather channel is saying - looks like it's going to roll right over us and into your area. We're supposed to get wind gusts up to 40 mph later tonight along with the 20 to 30 inches.

DNK
02-05-2010, 08:45 PM
My weather people are saying you to the west are only suppose to get 6-12

longbridgehealey
02-05-2010, 08:55 PM
Hope they're right, our folks are saying a lot more. I'm about 40 miles north of Baltimore and DC, right outside of Frederick, MD.

DNK
02-05-2010, 09:25 PM
My inlaw lives in Fred neck.
I spent 18 years in the Ol Line State

longbridgehealey
02-05-2010, 11:24 PM
My wife probably knows them - I think she knows the entire county! :yesnod: We're in New Market, about 7 miles south of Fred.

vagt6
02-06-2010, 09:22 AM
Here's my front yard at 9:21 Saturday: 5-7 more inches to come today, also.


https://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m291/vagt6/2010Feb6b.jpg

startech47
02-06-2010, 10:18 AM
I have 24 on top of the cars and it is still coming down. Dulles airport is closed.

Don_R
02-06-2010, 12:57 PM
WOW...we had a whole 5mm of snow here...and they predicted 2-5"...

longbridgehealey
02-06-2010, 06:10 PM
it's over - 32 inches, and the sun came out around 4 pm :yesnod: Wife still stuck at LAX waiting for them to open Dulles...

startech47
02-07-2010, 02:31 AM
In 66 we were out of schools for 2 weeks in Fairfax, VA. The drifts were 6 feet deep. Well over 2 feet this time. The plow just gave us a single lane road. Now I'm digging out to meet it.