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41 minutes ago, CritterKeeper said:

Hope no one has to drive those cars any time soon.  Not only are they covered pretty thickly, the alley/road doesn't seem to be plowed either.

 Given your location of "Canuckistan" this does not seem like it would be an unknown event, though.  (Yes, I know not all of Canada is snowy all the time, but you're north of Minnesota, so having snow in the winter seems a reasonable expectation.)

I'm in Southwestern Ontario so I get a lot of lake effect snow off Lake Huron. At about 10am today, dad and I went out and a couple neighbours tackled the cleanup, got the cars cleaned off and pretty much took turns using the snow blower to get it all blown out of the way, it took a couple hours. At this moment there someone picking away at clearing the snowbanks that have built up along main street, though not sure how much they'll do, usually there's a front end loader pushing the snow out into the street while a tractor with a large snowblower on the back blows it into the back of a dump truck, but at the moment there's just a front end loader pushing snow around.

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On 12/23/2017 at 9:02 AM, mlooney said:

It snowed last night.  I did not order snow.

It did it again, two nights in a row.  I know I'm not in the "south" any more, but random snow isn't on my play list, if I have an option about it.

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Just looked out the window. It's 1:30 in the afternoon and there's still snow on the ground. Two snowfalls in one winter? One of which actually got schools canceled? In Houston? Inconceivable!

17 hours ago, mlooney said:

It did it again, two nights in a row.  I know I'm not in the "south" any more, but random snow isn't on my play list, if I have an option about it.

It's on mine, though.

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None here in Garland so far. We are supposed to get down to 12°F tonight (-11°C), and we haven't gone above freezing since yesterday. Gotta hand it to my heat pump and our overall insulation, though—I've actually heard the heat pump turn off occasionally (it just did), and we've got the thermostat set to a tad under 75°F (23.8°C).

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We've had snow off and on for the past day and a half.  It's fluffy enough that you can brush it off of your car, it doesn't turn into ice.  I was off yesterday but had to run some errands, finishing up at the gym, and each stop there was half an inch or so accumulated when I got back to my car, but it brushed off easily and I was on my merry way.  It's been in the low twenties, much more comfortable than the single to negative digits we've been in.  Not a bad sort of weather.

The snow does seem to be a little too fluffy for proper snowball or snowman packing; it can be done but it takes more packing than would be ideal.  Haven't seen a lot of snowmen out.  At least the kiddies were out of school Monday anyway, for MLK, so they could enjoy playing in it; by today everything is plowed and salted pretty well and the kiddies were back lined up for the busses in the morning.

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