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Old 01-31-2015, 10:18 PM
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Expecting 8 - 12 over 24 hours so they say.

Kinda looking forward to using a new to me used Toro 2 stroke snow thrower I bought in November.
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Old 02-01-2015, 04:24 AM
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Hoping we're far enough north to only get half that much.
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Old 02-01-2015, 05:56 AM
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Hoping we're far enough north to only get half that much.
Their only calling for 7 - 10 here now
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Hope that new snowblower works!

Snow's coming down like crazy up here right now.
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Wife and I are stuck in Ft Lauderdale right now, We are supposed to leave here at 4pm to New York then a connector to Chicago, I don't think that will happen.
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Snows coming here again too
6 to 12" bring it!
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Originally Posted by yarcraft91 View Post
Hope that new snowblower works!

Snow's coming down like crazy up here right now.
Yeah the wife has been the one using it so far. She seems to really like it since the snow is done before I get home from the office.
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Yeah the wife has been the one using it so far. She seems to really like it since the snow is done before I get home from the office.
OH WOW! You bought the right kind of snowblower! Congratulations!

To those of you down south scoffing at us, we aren't wallowing in our misery, we're too busy wallowing in our snow.
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Wife and I are stuck in Ft Lauderdale right now, We are supposed to leave here at 4pm to New York then a connector to Chicago, I don't think that will happen.
Uhhhh......Not going to happen

Have fun in New York

Chicago weather: Blizzard, winter storm warnings issued
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Originally Posted by magua View Post
Expecting 8 - 12 over 24 hours so they say.

Kinda looking forward to using a new to me used Toro 2 stroke snow thrower I bought in November.
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Which weather website is that map from?
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Old 02-01-2015, 07:25 AM
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Lake Michigan

...Gale Warning remains in effect until 3 am CST Monday... ...Heavy freezing spray warning remains in effect until 3 am CST Monday...
* winds...northeast gales to 40 kt.
* Significant waves...to 16 ft.
* Occasional waves...to 20 ft.
* Ice accumulations...1 inch per hour.
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Snowing here in Milwaukee, blowing hard as well. Sustained wind speeds over 20.
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Not a big fan of all the wind from the energy on arse end of the storm
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Already plowed a good 4-6" already with 12"+ wind drifts. PITA but no big deal. I expect to go back out there and do it all over again before dark. On another note, DirectTV signal is out. I'm going to miss all my favorite commercials if this keeps up! There's some football game going on tonight too?
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I just moved 12 sucky inches of the wet stuff and it's still snowing...
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Up to 18 Inches of Snow Could Fall as Winter Storm Warning Goes Into Effect
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A snowstorm over the Chicago and the surrounding areas has been upgraded to blizzard status by the National Weather Service. The storm could bring with it up to 18 inches of snow in some parts of the area along with high wind speeds and sustained cold.

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I plowed about 8" around 1p with the lawn tractor but I will probably have to put the plow on the truck tonight. To much snow to push it with the lawn tractor. The snow that I plowed last week is frozen like a rock, I don't think I will be able to move much of that even with the truck.

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Originally Posted by GhostShip View Post
Uhhhh......Not going to happen

Have fun in New York

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you were right, they canceled our New York to Chi flight so we stayed in Ft Lau, they rebooked us for a non stop to Chi this eve, but I will bet they cancel that also. Thye only good news is getting stuck in FT Lau is wayyyyy better than NY right now.
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