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Gonna get a little snow.

Discussion in 'Blowing Smoke Around the Smoker.' started by davidhef88, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. davidhef88

    davidhef88 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    After this storm with 10"-16" lake effect is supposed to start and give us up to another 12". It's a bit early in the year for this.
     
  2. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Fond memories living in upstate NY!  Watertown vs. Rochester/Buffalo area, but same lake effect results!  I survived the Blizzard of '77!  (There's a facebook group for that, lol!).
     
  3. davidhef88

    davidhef88 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Pops, I was only 5 but remember it quite well. We had a 15' drift across the road in front of our house. We had about a dozen stranded motorists that ran into the drift and each other stay at our house for a few days. Luckily the people that owned the corner store lived above it. My dad was making trips there on the snowmobile to get food to feed everyone.
     
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  4. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    David

    Good God

    15 inches????  I've got 24 inches of solid snow  in my front yard and it is still November!!! Just sitting here shaking my head.  Pretty sure I'm living in the wrong part of the world

    Gary
     
  5. davidhef88

    davidhef88 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Gary, i think the bigger problem is going to be the 24 hours of lake effect after the storm. It's going to come off of Lake Ontario with high winds. I wouldn't have this problem if you would just keep this cold air up in your country where it belongs. Lol
     
  6. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    David   LOL   LOL   

    Ok

    I'll just keep our cold temps here.  But you gotta send me so bbq cause it will be too cold for me to go out

    Gary
     
  7. davidhef88

    davidhef88 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    It's a deal.
     
  8. davidhef88

    davidhef88 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Gary, that drift was 15 feet not inches.
     
  9. sifumar

    sifumar Newbie

    Oh my goodness...we lived at Ft Drum, NY for 2 long winters! Don't miss it!
     
  10. buffalohonker

    buffalohonker Newbie

    Will have to see just how bad it gets here in Buffalo! Usually these earlier storms are the ones they are right about, its later in the year when they overshoot them!
     
  11. You never know, first one of the year everyone freaks out and we end up getting 4 inches.  Every once in a while, though, BAM!, we get nailed.  Lived in Lancaster, NY about 10 years ago and we got 7 feet in 3 days.  That was fun.

    Davidhef, it does look like you're going to get hammered, though.  I'm sure you know the drill, get everyone home and safe then hunker down.  I'm leaving work in a few minutes, our daughter flew in from NC, landed 30 minutes ago, son is on his way home from school.  We'll all be safe and sound before it starts.
     
  12. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hey Swede

    That's the whole secret  get everybody home and safe!!!!!  After that oh welll, too bad, so sad.  Not a whole lot we can do about the snow or the weather.  Personally I hate it, but..............  Take care, stay warm, keep a fire going, drink lots of hot chocolate.LOL--maybe even put a little run in the hot..

    Gary
     
  13. davidhef88

    davidhef88 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    We got lucky and only got about 8 inches of wet heavy snow Tuesday night, and a couple inches of light fluffy stuff last night.
     
  14. buffalohonker

    buffalohonker Newbie

    Alot more than me! Cheetowaga i got MAYBE 3"
     
  15. bountyhunter

    bountyhunter Fire Starter

    Gary did  you get the rain yesterday. I guess the highway was a skating rink fron Stony plain to Wabamun

    Harold
     
  16. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hey Harold

    Nope,, no rain here but atoday real thick ice fog.  Roads are not good

    Gary
     
  17. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hey All

    We're getting nailed for the 4th time this Fall.  So far this time its put another foot on the ground today and it doesn't look like its getting ready to stop snowing any time soon.  Unfortunately, my road is glare ice under the snow and when I came home from town the 4x4 just refused to turn into the yard.  So will have to get my neighbor's tractor and my tow chain out tomorrow.  At least it was only a five minute walk to the house. Isn't life fun.  LOL

    Gary
     
  18. bountyhunter

    bountyhunter Fire Starter

    I guess we got away lucky then. We are about an hour north east of you in  Darwell and we have about 6". Our neighbors are stuck in Great Falls in a whiteout so it is a big storm

    Harold
     
  19. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Its that there Global Warming thing?

    You been there.  You know what to do?

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  20. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    When I got up this morning at 4:30 it was 36 below.  At the best part of the day it got up to 25 below.  Too cold for this child--just stayed inside.  Here's a pic of my front yard (plowed) and my back yard.  No shortage of snow here

    Gary