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Old 03-04-2014, 10:23 PM   #85
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Well here it is in Michigan
the 4th of March,,,, whoopee.
The snow is still up to my butt,
there's still no ground to see.

I don't believe we'll get thawed out
before the end of May.
....and now I'm too darn cold to think of any more rhymes
anyway.

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Old 03-04-2014, 10:33 PM   #86
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If it makes up feel any better here in North Vancouver we had no snow all winter - in fact a few of the local ski hills were shut down. 2 weeks ago it was 15C outside & I was working in the garden, flowers starting to appear ...... then last week it hit! 8" of snow - still some on the ground and been snowing on and off for the last few days......
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Old 03-04-2014, 11:25 PM   #87
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The other Vancouver has had the same kinda weather. Early Feb 6th we got 15 inches of snow. Now the Cascades are getting much needed snow.
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Old 03-05-2014, 08:38 AM   #88
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It was kind of cold here last weekend (about -35C or so) which was quite bitter with the wind we had. Has warmed up now to about -24C this morning, and with it being quite calm today, was almost shirt sleeve weather. It is amazing how you can become accustomed to almost anything. We are expecting + temperatures later this week, so crossing my fingers that spring may soon be coming.
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Old 03-05-2014, 08:40 AM   #89
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there are actually some little buds in the trees now, even with snow ground cover.
The Cherry Blossom in WDC I think starts real soon.
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Old 03-05-2014, 09:18 AM   #90
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The other Vancouver has had the same kinda weather. Early Feb 6th we got 15 inches of snow. Now the Cascades are getting much needed snow.
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It has been a strange winter! Most of BC was very short on snow up until a couple of weeks ago. We had to move or cancel a number of ski races due to the lack of snow. It was kind of strange driving out to the rockies three times this winter and seeing how little snow there was across the province. Places were you would expect to see snow cover there was nothing but brown open fields. Some of the highways where snow banks are normally 10 feet or higher on the side of the road there was only a foot of snow, sometimes nothing!

Good news though is as you say its been coming down heavy across the province in the past couple of weeks. Which will help with the water reserve this summer. Was getting worried that water restrictions and campfire bans were going to start real early this year.
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Most of BC was very short on snow up until a couple of weeks ago. ...
Good news though is as you say its been coming down heavy across the province in the past couple of weeks.
Makes one wonder what this seasons Highway Thru Hell is going to be like.

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It's balmy in Norfolk, VA at degrees 38F. We DID have an inch of snow Monday, which shut down schools and government for two days.
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Makes one wonder what this seasons Highway Thru Hell is going to be like.

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LOL well Roy here is the thing - highways can become Highways to Hell very fast. Best to be prepared for the what if. Although we had very limited snow pack & few and far between big snow falls here in BC in December and January, on each of my trips to the Rockies this winter I managed to hit a big storm on at least one of the major pass. Resulted in road closures! Including one in which my crew spent 12 hours staying warm & sleeping in the trucks due to the storm coming in so fast and heavy that the trip back to the nearest town 50 miles back would have been worse than just staying put. On another trip we were the last truck to be allowed through - they closed that pass behind us for 15 hours. On the return trips home 10 days later there was little to no sign of the storms that had delayed out travels to the event. Roads were perfectly clear little to no snow evident on the sides of them and the sun was shining bright!
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