Canadians --Pls Close the Frig Door

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  1. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member

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    As an example, Chicago will have wind chill around -50 degrees F mid-week. Even down here our high temperature on Thursday is expected to barely squeak into the 40s.
















     
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  2. Smokey15

    Smokey15 So old that I use AARP bolts.

    Very windy and snowing like crazy here. Lots of school closings.
    I let Buddy out this morning. He got just outside the garage door, peed and ran back in. It's hard to tell just how much snow we have because it's drifting so much. Bare spots in some places and deep in others. Staying in today unless the neighbor needs an extra plow driver.
     
  3. John Codman

    John Codman Platinum Level Contributor

    "Sunny" SW Florida will be in the 50's most of this week. Not exactly the frozen tundra, but not what we normally expect. We received 3 1/8" of rain yesterday. This has at least temporarily ended our normal dry-season drought. If you are vacationing in Florida this week, you will have to console yourself that at least the wind chill won't be below zero.
     
  4. crazychevy

    crazychevy Gold Level Contributor

    -22f on My deck and overcast. To cold the snow!
     
  5. yachtsmanbill

    yachtsmanbill Well-Known Member

    GADS!!! Up at 0400hrs to witness the beginning of a white out. Its been steady for 4 hours with a FOURTY mile an hour straight line wind (plus gusts!) outa the east. The Lake is one block east of us so its raw lake effect snow, and about 10F ambient. Theres literally 4-5 foot drifts against the garage and house, yet the light weight snow hasnt barely dusted the cars. Theres a bare spot on the concrete here and there.

    Yesterday there was about a one mile wide ice shelf on the lake. This wind is going to push it up on shore in sheets. Id like to go see it but we are on lockdown right now. Ive been forbidden to go play in the shop. EVERYTHING is closed here. Pat went shopping yesterday so as long as we have electric, gas, and internet, we'll survive! If the internet goes down, we'll die from boredom. LOL....
    Yep; she's a doozy out there! ws

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    I post this daily on my boat forum. www.flybridge.proboards.com You can enter your zip code at the top for some real time forecasting.

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  6. gsx455-4ever

    gsx455-4ever Gold Level Contributor

    Maybe we should follow Lewis Black's idea : " Build a wall on the Northern Border ; Because that's where all the cold air comes from ."
     
  7. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member


    Almost time to bring out the B word. Blizzard that is.
     
  8. pbr400

    pbr400 68GS400

    So, has the weather channel given this event some stupid name?
    Patrick
     
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  9. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some guy.....

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    All good in the hood here. Balmy by this weekend. Been sunny and gorgeous over here for weeks.
     
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  10. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member

    We go back into the 60s next week. I think our daffodils will hold off blooming until that time.
     
  11. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member


    I believe we have reached “Jayden”.
     
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  12. tdacton

    tdacton Gold Level Contributor

    Our daughter lives an hour north of Muskegon. She said she has never seen so many closings from a storm since moving to Michigan in '05. Hope everyone is safe and stays warm with this arctic blast that we will have here mid week.
    Troy
     

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  13. OHC JOE

    OHC JOE BUILDIN A 1970 GSX CLONE

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  14. gsx455-4ever

    gsx455-4ever Gold Level Contributor

    Local TV Stations are calling it the : " POLAR VORTEX "
     
  15. Mike B in SC

    Mike B in SC Well-Known Member

    "Jayden" is supposed to bring us snow in Alabama early tomorrow morning.
     
  16. cole

    cole Silver Level contributor

    Its scary over here on the West coast interior of British Columbia. We have had very little or no snow all winter in our region and have been averaging -2 degrees Celsius to a high of about 9 degrees Celsius. Its great for getting around, not shoveling and playing out side, BUT we are all wondering what is coming - lots of snow in Feb/March or buckets of rain later in April or on FIRE all late spring through fall!! Crazy weather patterns for sure
     
  17. John Codman

    John Codman Platinum Level Contributor

    Ft. Myers, FL
    Tues 66/52
    Wed 64/48
    Thurs 71/60
    Fri 76/60
    Sat 77/62
    Sun 78/61
     
  18. Smokey15

    Smokey15 So old that I use AARP bolts.

    Just in from a 'date' with the snowblower. I did the drive to the house, the sidewalk to the shop and about 10' out in front of the shop. While there, by the shop, I replaced the 'shoes' on the snowblower.
     
  19. toymobile

    toymobile Retired knuckle buster

    I will be cutting the grass tomorrow, Hope the snow stays NORTH, That's why I moved to Florida in 1965, you guy's can keep the cold.

    Johnny
     
  20. Jim Weise

    Jim Weise GOT AIR?

    It's a balmy 11 degrees today... in two days, the High is suppose to be -11 here, the overnight low.. -35 with a howling wind... that ought to be fun..

    JW
     

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