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It's Snowing!

Thomas Paul
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Just started snowing here on Long Island. They are predicting 6 to 8 inches (metric folks can do their own conversions).

I love the snow as long as it doesn't stay around too long.


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Cindy Glass
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Ha - you are just now getting what we got on Monday and Tuesday. We have about 12 inches on the ground right now at my house.
Of course if I drive to work an hour away, they have only a couple of inches :roll: .
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Paul Stevens
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None here. It either went north or south.
Eric Fletcher
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It's snowing pretty hard in Pittsburgh today as well. Rush hour, which is never good in this town, was a complete nightmare, my boss still isn't in yet.
It seemed to catch the city completely off-guard(we have been spoiled by easy winters lately, I guess), yetsterday they said "a few flurries", well, we go that all right.


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Jason Menard
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Yeah we got hit here as well. Since this is Maryland and they lack any ability to deal with snow, work was closed and I'm off today.
Gail Mikels
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Sunny & 72 in San Diego.....


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...just in case you were wondering.
Eric Fletcher
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You sound just like my friend in Phoenix, she sends me an email every day when it hits 70 degrees, irritates me to no end
Paul Stevens
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Send her one in the summer when it is 100+
Eric Fletcher
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Good idea, I'll have to do that. I'm sure she will give me the typical, "But it's a dry heat!"
I don't care what anyone says, 115 degrees is HOT, dry or not.
Fred Grott
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Originally posted by Eric Fletcher:
Good idea, I'll have to do that. I'm sure she will give me the typical, "But it's a dry heat!"
I don't care what anyone says, 115 degrees is HOT, dry or not.

our Southern friends had it right as sson as it hits 100 take a nap..


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Eric Fletcher
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Originally posted by Fred Grott:

our Southern friends had it right as sson as it hits 100 take a nap..

I'm in favor of just about any strategy that involves a nap. I could use one right now...
Jim Yingst
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Wimps! Naps are for the weak.
Seriously - "but it's a dry heat" may seem like a tired refrain from desert-dwellers, but it's still very true. A dry 115°F is much more comfortable than a humid 95°F, IMO.
[ December 05, 2002: Message edited by: Jim Yingst ]

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Eric Fletcher
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Can't agree with you on the naps, but I'm with you on the desert, I love it there. I was there in July two years ago, I played golf in 113 degree heat, which was hot, but it was better than playing in Pittsburgh in August, which is typically about 85-90 with dewpoints in the upper 80s. Absolutely miserable.
I thought being in the the sun itself was much worse than the heat. We floated the Salt River, I covered myself with sunblock, still got totally fried!
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Gotta agree there. Desert-dwellers don't whine about heat - they worry about (and protect themselves against) skin cancer. Good sunblock that doesn't wash off is very important.
Eric Fletcher
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Yeah I learned my lesson there with that little episode, waterproof sunblock is the key. I also learned never go anywhere in AZ without a hat, especially if your hairline ain't what it used to be!
 
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