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    Official Monday blizzard thread

    Just looked at it and it looks like 3-5 inches and blowing snow all day and night. We are also officially under a blizzard warning now.

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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    suprised schools in DSM are still in.


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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    Blizzard-like conditions really aren't supposed to start until 6 pm anyway. Right now it's just all snow.

    Really coming down out here in Des Moines, we probably already have about 2 inches from this storm, and it just started this morning.


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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    SE Minnesota schools are closing at 10:00 today.



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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    This routine is getting old...thought last winter was abnormal...is this going to be a yearly thing now? We are lucky that we have experienced melting already this year or we would be in trouble this spring...but we still might be anyway!



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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    Whats it like going east anybody?/



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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    Ames is miserable right now...good thing I have class til 1 in Town Engr. otherwise I wouldn't wanna leave



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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    suprised schools in DSM are still in.
    They will be closing soon. The schools in North Central Iowa that did open up will be closing in the next hour or so.

    Belmond-Klemme never opened; supposedly Wright Co. pulled their plows off the roads around 7:30 am.



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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    Maybe we'll close the plant for 3rd shift?


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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    suprised schools in DSM are still in.
    rural schools across the north have closed, but in the metro, i'd be quite upset if the metro schools closed early, it's not that bad in town and the blizzard warning doesn't kick in until tonight.



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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    This routine is getting old...thought last winter was abnormal...is this going to be a yearly thing now? We are lucky that we have experienced melting already this year or we would be in trouble this spring...but we still might be anyway!
    This global warming is really starting to get under my skin.



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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    This crap needs to stop NOW. Everytime they make any progress on my house a storm hits and the builders go home. Arrghh!


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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    This routine is getting old...thought last winter was abnormal...is this going to be a yearly thing now? We are lucky that we have experienced melting already this year or we would be in trouble this spring...but we still might be anyway!
    I just read were La Nina (the cooling of the Pacific ocean) has reformed, last year's harsh winter was blamed on La Nina.



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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    West central Iowa schools didn't open today. (Carroll, etc.) Still snowing/blowing after getting 3-4" overnight.



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    Re: Official Monday blizzard thread

    I have to be a work at 7pm in Ames tonight, so I would'nt mind staying home. Especially since our Explorer took it's last crap on us this weekend!!!


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