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    Snow's Comin'

    Isn't it electric? I love it the day before a big storm, there's this feeling of urgency.

    I was trying to plan ahead and put my truck on our garage, but I couldn't start the lawn mower to get it out of the way. Go figure...



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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    Ahh should be in the mid to upper 70s today - God I love Texas!



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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    Snow is already over, switched to rain about 7:00.


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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Snow is already over, switched to rain about 7:00.
    Rain and 24 degree temps are a fun combination.



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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    Yeah, we are supposed to go over to a family get together at noon, and then to some friends after that. Hopefully the rain will just melt all the ice and be done with it. I am sure the main streets are fine.

    I just looked out the window and people are moving at normal speed on deleware in ankeny.


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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    Raining at 26 degrees isn't a good combination. I would figure roads will be crap except for the well traveled roads that have the sodium chloride sprayed/spread on the road. I think I read we could have 1/2 of ice before the evening arrives....


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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    nothing has really started over here in cedar rapids yet.



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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    Quote Originally Posted by isugcs View Post
    Isn't it electric? I love it the day before a big storm, there's this feeling of urgency.

    I was trying to plan ahead and put my truck on our garage, but I couldn't start the lawn mower to get it out of the way. Go figure...
    You're putting your truck on your garage? Ok... Well be careful it will be icy up there!



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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    I love that I'm going nowhere today....bring it on weather.


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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    Great, now the lights are flickering in ankeny. At least the fireplace is gas.


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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    Just heard on KCCI that they are shutting down operations at the Des Moines airport for a few hours because a couple plains slid off the taxiway and are backing up traffic.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesrule91 View Post
    Just heard on KCCI that they are shutting down operations at the Des Moines airport for a few hours because a couple plains slid off the taxiway and are backing up traffic.

    That had to be fun to be on that plane.


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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    Wow, she sleet is coming down really hard in ankeny, if it were a bit colder up high this would be a huge snowstorm.


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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    That had to be fun to be on that plane.
    Can you imagine if this storm was a week earlier. A few planes sliding off the runway would have been a national emergency.



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    Re: Snow's Comin'

    This one is odd because the temps are so perfect. Ice, followed by rain likely back to snow.



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