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You know, there's a invention for the roof snow issue.

Yep I have a version of that hanging inside my garage. He bought them or they came with the roofing material and the Amish guy and I had a long talk about if I wanted them or not. we get so dang much snow some winters and with a full two stories and a 11/12 pitch I debated did I want 3-4 foot of snow on the house or have it slide off every foot or so. We don’t have gutters and if I ever got too worried I could open the attic door as opposed to getting out a ladder and risking my life. As it is it seems like right around a foot of snow it lets go. The one place I think next summer I will add them is where my side door is with a little deck where we come in all the time. There is a gutter there and when I’m grilling there mid winter and the snow lets lose it’s not a fun time. Other than that nothing gets hurt when the snow slides.



At work they built a learning center and it had a huge dining area with a steep pitch glass roof. I would see 4’ of snow and ice on that thing and wonder. One day I was in there and the ice and snow started sliding with about 300 people eating. It was like the Titanic going down. Everyone was screaming and diving under tables. Nothing happened except it all slid off into the landscaping. Good southern design there. :eek:
 

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18 degrees this morning, no snow for the second year in a row. This time in 2019, I couldn't see my chain link fence due to the 2 feet and blizzard drift.
 

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Well I'm glad it finally got chilly around here. I was worried that I would have to cut the grass again.
 

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Around 30 this morning. We haven't had any bitter cold yet sub zero. The lake is still mostly open so that makes for the potential for some snow if the wind and temp line up.

I have been watching a couple of active boys 2 & 3 a couple days a week and they have been enjoying uncle Bud taking them sledding. I finally taught them to pull the sled back up. :coffee:
 

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46 degrees here in N.W. Ohio on a date when it's often 20 below zero...
 

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46 degrees here in N.W. Ohio on a date when it's often 20 below zero...
Dang Buzz I'm somewhere near you and my outdoor thermometer says 14 at 8:00 this morning and a low of 10 over night. Coldest we have had this year so far I think. Might even snow a bit this week. Probably still won't freeze the lake enough to ice fish.
 

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Yeah, high of 46 one day, high of 27 the next... 34 predicted for Sunday... 39 for next Saturday, but that's a week away and could easily change... Great Lake Erie may not freeze enough to walk on... open water moisture can produce several feet of Lake Effect snow for Cleveland Ohio, Erie Pa, Buffalo New York
 

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Currently 68* here. Way too warm for this time of year. Makes me start looking over my shoulder to see if there is a tornado in the background. Fortunately, the forecast is for gradual decline in the high temps, and not a drastic sharp drop.
 

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Interesting weather week. How we all doing out there?
It got up near 40• today, but we're expecting 8" of snow on Thursday.
 

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It never made it out of the teens yesterday. Ice has pretty much slowed everything down around here. Grass is covered with snow and more expected tonight to Friday. Guess winter found us this year.
 

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After two weeks of trying, weatherman finally correct, we went below zero last night... to -8... no more subzero in forecast, but we might slip below zero again tonight... starting Sunday, highs to be 32/freezing and above... past two weeks may have produced safe ice on the lakes... depending on snow 'insulation' blanket... we had 2-3" up to yesterday...
We got serious snow yesterday, about a steady 8" and drifts up to a foot and a half... tedious digging out with a snow shovel... not quite done yet... got a forgotten surprise when I stepped off the 'bottom step' of my front steps... turns out it wasn't the last step and I suddenly stepped into a drift up to my knees!
 
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We got down around zero last night and was 9f this morning. over the last 2 days we had about a foot of snow. it is still in the driveway as last time I plowed I noticed a pretty good oil leak from the pickup. If its not one thing its another as grandma used to say.

As of now we have dropped to 3rd in the snow globe race down to Buf NY by 11".
 

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We got down around zero last night and was 9f this morning. over the last 2 days we had about a foot of snow. it is still in the driveway as last time I plowed I noticed a pretty good oil leak from the pickup. If its not one thing its another as grandma used to say.

As of now we have dropped to 3rd in the snow globe race down to Buf NY by 11".
Well, quit screwing around and get the snow making machine out.
 

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We hit some records in Oklahoma. Tuesday got down to minus double digits windchill, with below zero temps. I think we missed a record snow by a couple of inches, we got 10+", the record set in 1942 was 12+". Today we might get above freezing for a couple of hours today. Feel for those people in Texas.
 
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We hit some records in Oklahoma. Tuesday got down to minus double digits windchill, with below zero temps. I think we missed a record snow by a couple of inches, we got 10+", the record set in 1942 was 12+". Today we might get above freezing for a couple of hours today. Feel for those people in Texas.
I feel for them too, it amazes me that the power companies don't know how to prepare for freezing temps. Granted, I'm from the Twilight Zone in Montana, where it gets to -35 or -60 plus with wind by Canada, and the power never goes out until it's 80 degrees in the Summer.

I feel for people in Oklahoma. Did a week by Ft. Sill in the summer, never again.
 

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Backwards night last night, started at 7 degrees and 20 degrees by morning... glad to see the warm back up is really happening here in NW Ohio...
 
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