Another Winter Storm Watch?

Did you see something that was supposed to be a car at one time and now looks like the frankenstein monster? If so take some pics of that fugly thing and post them here. This also goes for any other "rice" you may find littering the streets or shows.

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Another Winter Storm Watch?

Post by Briano1234 » Sun Feb 09, 2014 3:35 pm

round 2 dam....


...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF NORTH GEORGIA...MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH
OF A LINE FROM CARROLLTON TO ATLANTA TO HOMER.

* HAZARD TYPES...A MIX OF RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW MONDAY
NIGHT...CHANGING BACK TO RAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THEN A MIX OF
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET TUESDAY NIGHT WITH SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW WITH 2 TO 4 ACROSS THE
NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS. ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BEGIN LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT WITH AMOUNTS OF LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL BEGIN ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA
MONDAY EVENING...AND THEN SPREAD INTO THE REST OF NORTH GEORGIA
AFTER MIDNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT. THE PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE BACK
TO RAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THEN SWITCH TO FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET TUESDAY NIGHT WITH SNOW ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS. HOWEVER THIS
THREAT MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED INTO THE WEDNESDAY DAY PERIOD
WITH ADDITIONAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE.
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Re: Another Winter Storm Watch?

Post by CalAltaDubber » Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:35 pm

Well, here is a good place to talk about a winter safety kit for your car.

Here are a few things that I keep in my car during the winter:

1 pr work gloves (lined if possible );
Small shovel (those folding army ones that you can find in a surplus store are best);
Blanket (or sleeping bag);
Bag of hard candy;
Empty tin can;
Candle;
Matches; and
Bag of kitty litter (really).

Most of the items I listed are pretty straight forward. But some need a small explanation.

The tin can is simply to hold the candle when lit. Believe it or not, the heat from a single candle is enough to prevent you from freezing, even at extreme cold temps.

The kitty litter is to put down for traction when stuck. It is also bio-degradable.
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Re: Another Winter Storm Watch?

Post by Briano1234 » Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:06 pm

Did you forget the Dr. Jack, and Dr. Williams... :)

Hopefully if I got stuck I would be in Walking distance to a gas station.... I don't drive out on the open roads as much any more.

The Space Saver Blankets of mylar are really effective at retaining body warmth. They are the most useful thing I ever carried in the Arctic, ok I also carried a .38, a 30.06, and a 18 inch knife....
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Re: Another Winter Storm Watch?

Post by CalAltaDubber » Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:18 pm

Briano1234 wrote:Did you forget the Dr. Jack, and Dr. Williams... :)
Nope, That's for when one gets home :D
Briano1234 wrote:The Space Saver Blankets of mylar are really effective at retaining body warmth. They are the most useful thing I ever carried in the Arctic, ok I also carried a .38, a 30.06, and a 18 inch knife....
Yes those space saver blankets are great (until your done and have to fold it up).

In these parts a .38 or a 30.06 would get one in big trouble (gun laws). Mind you in places like Resolute Bay, it is wise to carry a 303, but that's north of the Artic Circle.
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Re: Another Winter Storm Watch?

Post by Briano1234 » Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:28 am

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The Limb is touching.
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Yes we don't have much snow, but the freezing rain and sleet under it is bad there is a 1/4 inch of Ice on the Windshield of the bunny...
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Re: Another Winter Storm Watch?

Post by Calimus » Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:46 pm

Too funny. we went out in the thick of it lastnight, but in the trusty TDI. Lots of cars off in ditches and such, but not really anyone else actively out on the road. Took about a 20 mile trip through town and few areas and then came back home. Didn't take any pics though, figured there are more than enough of those on the interwebs for folks to get the idea.
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Re: Another Winter Storm Watch?

Post by Briano1234 » Wed Feb 19, 2014 6:09 pm

20 degrees last week sleet/snow/ice, and dang near 70 today, that is what I like about the south.
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Re: Another Winter Storm Watch?

Post by CalAltaDubber » Sun Feb 23, 2014 1:28 pm

In case you guys get more snow, here is the ultimate snow blower.

http://www.chonday.com/Videos/snowblowvch1
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