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Old 01-10-2018, 11:42 AM   #1
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Which states have mild winters and no tornadoes?

I will probably move from the North East to somewhere else. I'm mostly a creature of the East Coast, but could go West. I work in IT, so it helps if there are companies around.
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:44 AM   #2
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Have to go out west of the Rockies.
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:18 PM   #4
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Have to go out west of the Rockies.
Yeah I'm thinking Arizona or Nevada. I don't mind micro-bursts, that might blow me down the road. I just don't want to get sucked up in to the sky and dropped on my head.
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:35 PM   #5
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North Carolina. Ocean to the east, mountains to the west. Mild winters. Hot summers. Lots of industry and colleges. The down side, unlike Jersey, it's tough to find a good pizza. But the BBQ makes up for it. Raz
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Chandler, AZ, is a tech-oriented Phoenix suburb. Winters definitely qualify as mild, but summers can be brutal. Mid-elevation regions of the state- Prescott, for example- have what I consider almost the perfect mild 4-season climate but no major urban areas, so fewer jobs.

Tucson, AZ is a mid-sized city with a small town feel and a major university Summers are a bit less punishing than Phoenix. Albuquerque, NM is cooler and also home to a major university. Brush up on your Spanish if you're headed to Tucson or Albuquerque!

Throughout the region, local climate is elevation dependent. Phoenix is 1100', Las Vegas is 2000', Tucson is 2500', Prescott, Albuquerque, and my home are 5300', Flagstaff is 7000'. Below 3500' you're basically in desert, with very mild winters and blazing summers. 3500-6500' you have a mild 4-season climate with occasional snow and below-freezing nights in winter. Above 6500' you're getting into real winter (still much milder than Midwest or Northeast winters, but cold enough to rule out year-round use of a 3-season trailer).

Wildfire is the primary natural hazard, affecting mainly mid- and high-elevation regions of the Southwest.
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Old 01-10-2018, 02:03 PM   #7
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North Carolina. Ocean to the east, mountains to the west. Mild winters. Hot summers. Lots of industry and colleges. The down side, unlike Jersey, it's tough to find a good pizza. But the BBQ makes up for it. Raz
I have to agree the summers are hot , the BBQ pork is not bad , and the pizza leaves a lot to be desired . I do like NC's BBQ sauce but their corn on the cob is a little overcooked for my taste.
Now that we are retired , we have thought of moving .
The only place my wife and I have agreed to is Upstate New York
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Now that we are retired , we have thought of moving .
The only place my wife and I have agreed to is Upstate New York
We refer to our location as "upstate NY, as we are 125 miles north of New York City and near the MA border. Haven't been home in the winter for the last 7 years, but plan to do so next winter. Not all that bad in our area, many storms either pass by to the north or south and miss us. Summers are nice, and we are within a few hours of the Adirondacks or the coast of Maine. Come on over for a visit Steve.
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We refer to our location as "upstate NY, as we are 125 miles north of New York City and near the MA border. Haven't been home in the winter for the last 7 years, but plan to do so next winter. Not all that bad in our area, many storms either pass by to the north or south and miss us. Summers are nice, and we are within a few hours of the Adirondacks or the coast of Maine. Come on over for a visit Steve.
It seem many only think of moving south when they retire .
My 3 Aunts (Mom's sisters) moved to a warmer climate in their later years and after their spouses had passed on. Within 3 years all 3 moved back to Minnesota . They missed the change of seasons and found the climate in other areas boring and stressful.( Medical Conditions ) I suspect they also missed family and friends.
We have been to upper NY twice and found it beautiful , charming and sort of quaint in a good way .
We had planned a 2 month trip to the New England States last year but some medical issues put a hold on that idea.
Hopefully in the near future , we can make our dream trip happen
We have seen quite a bit of the US and Canada. Some parts of the US were wonderful others not so much so . We are sure New England will be on the wonderful side of the ledger .
My recommendation to you is to visit Oregon.
A beautiful state with very friendly people . Oregon has wonderful State Parks and really tries to make visitors feel welcome.
I love the fact that Oregon does not treat out of state visitors like a CASH COW as some SE states do !!
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North Carolina. Ocean to the east, mountains to the west. Mild winters. Hot summers. Lots of industry and colleges. The down side, unlike Jersey, it's tough to find a good pizza. But the BBQ makes up for it. Raz
Not sure that NC fits the "no tornadoes" part of the request...
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There is always Oklahoma, floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, hot dry summers, cold windy winters, red clay soil. Live there a couple of years (I grew up there) and every other place looks good.
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North Carolina. Ocean to the east, mountains to the west. Mild winters. Hot summers. Lots of industry and colleges. The down side, unlike Jersey, it's tough to find a good pizza. But the BBQ makes up for it. Raz
Raz you are usually spot on but this time you really missed the mark

There are a lot of really great pizza places here in North Carolina. Of course they are all run by people from NY (or at least sound like they do) . My two local favorites are "Brooklyn Boys" and "Giovanni's." They are every bit as good as the places back home in New York.

For the area from Charlotte to Raleigh there is a lot to recommend for people who want to relocate, but there is also the occasional tornado.
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Raz you are usually spot on but this time you really missed the mark

There are a lot of really great pizza places here in North Carolina. Of course they are all run by people from NY (or at least sound like they do) . My two local favorites are "Brooklyn Boys" and "Giovanni's." They are every bit as good as the places back home in New York.

For the area from Charlotte to Raleigh there is a lot to recommend for people who want to relocate, but there is also the occasional tornado.
The two best pizzas in the US come from New York City
or Chicago , Illinois. Just because something looks like a pizza , sorta smells like a pizza , taste similar to a pizza and it is made by someone named Tony does NOT make it a pizza .
RAZ was 100% spot on.
Another thing you cannot get in the southern US is a real , coarse ground , old fashioned , hardwood smoked , skin on hot dog or a genuine natural casing bratwurst . At least that has been my experience. Everytime I asked for skin on hot dogs , I got a look like I was speaking a foreign language .
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Another thing you cannot get in the southern US is a real , coarse ground , old fashioned , hardwood smoked , skin on hot dog or a genuine natural casing bratwurst .
I beg to differ. New Braunfels is a smaller town northeast of San Antonio. It was settled by german immigrants, and has a rich german culinary history. Some of the best brats you will ever eat come from New Braunfels. Check out Wurstfest every October.

There's also Fredericksburg, a small town in the Texas Hill Country, maybe an hour northwest of us. Also a town settled by german immigrants, and it also has outstanding brats, dogs and sausage. I've been all over Germany, and their sausage wasn't any better.

Or maybe south Texas doesn't qualify as the southern US?
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