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Old 01-23-2016, 07:26 AM   #1096
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out the basement door. We're about halfway through this thing. Maybe a foot so far? Lots of drifting, so it's hard to gauge.
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Old 01-23-2016, 07:29 AM   #1097
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Wow.
Been following this on the internet - it's quite remarkable.

The BBC website had some interesting advice:
Some tips on surviving a snowstorm:
1.Make sure you have at least three gallons of drinking water per person, per day
2.Tape the windows with bubble wrap to keep the heat in
3.Use your dog to measure the snowfall

?!
I assume if you don't have a dog you could use a child?
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Old 01-23-2016, 07:36 AM   #1098
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Gusts up to 50? Pshaw! We don't get excited about any gusts under 60 ...

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Yes but you're probably thinking in KPH. KPH is to speed what the peso is to money. It sounds like a lot until you figure out what you need to buy a loaf of bread.

It's time to go back to your roots and use Imperial measurements.

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League = average distance to nearest soccer stadium
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Old 01-23-2016, 07:45 AM   #1099
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League = average distance to nearest soccer stadium
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Old 01-23-2016, 07:46 AM   #1100
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out the basement door. We're about halfway through this thing. Maybe a foot so far? Lots of drifting, so it's hard to gauge.
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Old 01-23-2016, 08:42 AM   #1101
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3.Use your dog to measure the snowfall

?!
I assume if you don't have a dog you could use a child?
Yelp = Height of snow to reach dog's testicles.

It's funny that we were both posting about measurements at the same time.
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Old 01-23-2016, 08:54 AM   #1102
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Thundersnow from the space station

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Old 01-23-2016, 09:41 AM   #1103
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Yelp = Height of snow to reach dog's testicles.
Surely there must be a benchmark breed.

Dachshund or Great Dane?
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Old 01-23-2016, 09:54 AM   #1104
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Yes but you're probably thinking in KPH. KPH is to speed what the peso is to money. It sounds like a lot until you figure out what you need to buy a loaf of bread.

It's time to go back to your roots and use Imperial measurements.

Foot = king's foot
League = average distance to nearest soccer stadium

Nope. In Blighty we measure small things in cm and metres (note spelling!) but bigger things in miles so I was thinking Mph, definitely. I think it is because we didn't want to go the all the public expense of changing all of the road signs ...
Anyhow, WB Rich! Long time no see (maybe I've been hanging out in the wrong fora?).


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Old 01-23-2016, 10:21 AM   #1105
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Wow.
Been following this on the internet - it's quite remarkable.

The BBC website had some interesting advice:
Some tips on surviving a snowstorm:
1.Make sure you have at least three gallons of drinking water Beer per person, per day
2.Tape the windows with bubble wrap to keep the heat in
3.Use your dog to measure the snowfall

?!
I assume if you don't have a dog you could use a child?
More better.

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So Jelly.
The center path of the storm has shifted farther north than expected, 30 inches for the Lehigh Valley, so don't give up yet.
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Old 01-23-2016, 11:20 AM   #1106
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Thundersnow from the space station
Very cool! It almost looks 3D.
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Old 01-23-2016, 11:48 AM   #1107
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The center path of the storm has shifted farther north than expected, 30 inches for the Lehigh Valley, so don't give up yet.
It still isn't projected to hit the Northern Tier. *sigh*
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Old 01-23-2016, 12:57 PM   #1108
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Our snow started off with rain turning to freezing rain, then to snow.

We got very lucky that the snow was very dry. I guess the rain sucked all the moisture out of the storm in our neck o' the woods?
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Old 01-23-2016, 01:05 PM   #1109
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OMG OMG OMG.
So my daughter just came in and asked me how my friend in Texas was doing with going to see Hamilton, because she heard that all Broadway shows today are cancelled.

You ok, Clodfobble?
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Old 01-23-2016, 01:18 PM   #1110
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