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« on: December 26, 2010, 06:21:29 AM »

Here in NC we just got a heavy snow  with ice under it. We will be on our way ASAP it is to cold here
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« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2010, 06:57:11 AM »

Be careful. My kids are traveling from Ga. to NC today.
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« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2010, 07:12:20 AM »

I dont think we will get out for days Angry. I have a hill coming out of the drive. But I can get it repacked. Undecided
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« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2010, 09:05:51 AM »

Not looking good here in Chapel Hill either - 6 inches of snow, no chains, nothing moving on the roads, and even if the roads become clear (they are a big mess right now), not sure I could get the bus out to them. Predicted temps do not look good for melting in the next couple of days but I guess even if we were to get out of here by Wednesday morning we might not miss the whole Bussin 11 shebang, so will keep our fingers crossed and our shovels ready..
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« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2010, 09:22:03 AM »

If you can still see out the windows...

saddle up and move 'em out!

happy coaching!
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« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2010, 09:38:55 AM »

STILL SNOWING #?&#  Angry I need to get out here. We were in Ky for 8 weeks and 4 of them were in the ice or snow.
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« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2010, 09:48:17 AM »

This snow seems to have been in a pretty narrow band, southwest to northeast across Atlanta - Asheville & Charlotte - Greensboro & Durham & Raleigh - Norfolk & Richmond.  I'm visiting in Alexandria VA (DC area) and no snow here yet.  Fayetteville NC is showing snow and 32 degrees; Florence SC is snow and 34 degrees.  So, if you can get out to I-95 and get to the SC border, it looks OK.  Probably pretty hard travel but maybe OK.

Good luck!
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« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2010, 09:50:12 AM »

SW Indiana temps moderating heading your way.suppose to be 57 here Thursday. mid 30's tomorrow should be your way next day if weather history follows true. Had 3 1/2 inches here Fri nite-Roads clear here now even my 1/8 mile drive way . Bob
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« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2010, 10:05:14 AM »


Sounds like a good week to invest in Automatic chain and salt melt Companies.
Good Luck guys, we are hearing east coast is getting at least 1 foot today, so be careful.

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« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2010, 11:22:05 AM »

It is lightly flurrying here south of Atlanta. I hope to see yall, but, please be careful.
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« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2010, 12:19:29 PM »

Although it's only 16 degrees here in Nebraska we have missed all the snow so far this year. If it's any consolation I am having sympathy pains for you on the east coast and am limiting my outside excursions to looking out the window! I do need to measure something in the bus but just don't feel up to it!
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« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2010, 01:34:18 PM »

Well were here in Arcadia and the wind is cutting thru like a frozen knife. Its rocking my H model like a toy. Very cold for this time compared to other recent years. This compares to the early years of this rally when it was just as cold. I'm afraid the weather may keep alot of people away.
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« Reply #12 on: December 26, 2010, 01:42:10 PM »

... I'm afraid the weather may keep alot of people away.


It's supposed to warm up considerably by Wednesday.  Should be very pleasant during the rally.

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« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2010, 01:52:50 PM »

Although this may be true Sean, what about those of us that are here for the pre rally festivities? LOL Too cold even for your hot tub and too too windy!
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« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2010, 02:02:50 PM »

But Ace, doesn't that mean if you were home it would be just as cold?
At least you have all those wonderful people around you!
We would be there had Payroll not fallen tomorrow for Dianne.  She has to be there to do it even if she is dead!
It is 29 degrees in Hickory, NC with at least 6 inches of snow on the ground!  Nope, I just read that it is 8 inches!
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« Reply #15 on: December 26, 2010, 02:35:59 PM »

  (snip) It is 29 degrees in Hickory, NC with at least 6 inches of snow on the ground!  Nope, I just read that it is 8 inches! 

Jack, if you're leaving on Tuesday, you should be fine running 77 (or 321) to Charlotte and then 77 to 26.  Once you get a little piece to the south-east, it should be fine.  Good luck.
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« Reply #16 on: December 26, 2010, 03:12:06 PM »

Here in Dearing, GA we have at least 2 inches on the ground.  Low tonight is supposed to be 17 with the high tomorrow 48.  We're gonna wait until it warns up a little bit tomorrow before leaving. 
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« Reply #17 on: December 26, 2010, 03:34:00 PM »

for all you nuts coming south I am sure you will think i am more nuts, but after being in Florida for this past 10 years I miss the snow. I don't miss the cold and the shoveling and nasty roads but in the scheme of life the snow is just so beautiful.
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« Reply #18 on: December 26, 2010, 04:18:25 PM »

Mark, look for a Flagstaff travel trailer being pulled by a Chevy truck, white.  I am sure there will still be snow on the roof when we get there Tuesday! Grin
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« Reply #19 on: December 26, 2010, 05:06:32 PM »

MarkMC7,
Yep, I'll confirm it; you're NUTS!  LOL
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« Reply #20 on: December 26, 2010, 05:32:02 PM »

Just came down 77 to 26. Roads are clear through to 95. The problems are the other drivers. A few flakes in the air and they were driving 35mph. We will visit Savanah tomm morning then down to Daytona. My mother in laws will be tuesday, then to Acadia on wed...
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« Reply #21 on: December 26, 2010, 06:09:02 PM »

Mark,

If I can get out of the driveway before Bussin is over I will bring you a shovel full!
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« Reply #22 on: December 26, 2010, 06:39:10 PM »



It sounds like what we used to say in Colorado when we lived there. Someone would call and say they were sliding down the icy hill. We told them to not worry there is a STOP SIGN at the bottom.

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« Reply #23 on: December 26, 2010, 07:17:51 PM »

For the two of us that were going to leave Monday, our departure is probably Wednesday or Thursday. So no Bussin' 2011 for us.
Jack, we were looking forward to the rally Sad. But, alas the snow has put a kaboosh on that plan.

Have a great time ringing in the new year.

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« Reply #24 on: December 27, 2010, 05:37:04 AM »

For the two of us that were going to leave Monday, our departure is probably Wednesday or Thursday. So no Bussin' 2011 for us.
Jack, we were looking forward to the rally Sad. But, alas the snow has put a kaboosh on that plan.

Have a great time ringing in the new year.

Bill and Lynn

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    Sorry you will not be able to join us, but if you get to Florida after the rally, stop by our place for a visit.  Jack
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« Reply #25 on: December 27, 2010, 06:57:29 AM »

Although this may be true Sean, what about those of us that are here for the pre rally festivities? LOL Too cold even for your hot tub and too too windy!


Actually, Ace, we use the tub right down into the 30s.  Heck, if we had any Scandinavian blood, we'd use it below that, too.  Once you're in the hot water you don't feel the cold, and even a little light snow or rain is no deterrent:
http://ourodyssey.blogspot.com/2008/06/hot-tub_11.html

That said, yesterday it was just too windy for it.  I did take the time to fill it, and it was a mighty struggle to get my ultra-light collapsible hoses strung over to the spigot -- the wind tried to send them a different way.  Probably heat it up tonight, now that its much calmer.

Today, meanwhile, I need to finish working on my seminar slides...

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« Reply #26 on: December 27, 2010, 08:24:28 AM »



Wanted to leave today for Arcadia but the coach is froze to the ground,and snow driffs all around it. Hope to get out by wed. morning. so will be there by thursday evening. Keep all out of trouble till I get there.

Save some warm weather for me. 23 degrees and 30 mile per hour wind today.

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« Reply #27 on: December 27, 2010, 09:02:14 AM »

Hey Super Ned, please get some help moving the snow I am leaving Pa this evening i can bring a shovel if need be i can divert, gots lots of shovel experience. Hope to see you there.
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« Reply #28 on: December 27, 2010, 09:07:13 AM »

All I can say here guys is  ARIZONA  love it  70 degrees 5% humidity no wind hard to beat that


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All I can say here guys is  ARIZONA  love it  70 degrees 5% humidity no wind hard to beat that


luvrbus 

It may be warm in arizona but by friday 150 to 200 of us will be in arcadia and we will all talk about you.

Better send someone to take up for you.

have a good day.

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« Reply #30 on: December 27, 2010, 01:23:00 PM »

Unfortunately I won't be there! The bus gods have decided not to make it possible!
(as a matter of fact, I'm packing tools in a luggage bay to head to Knoxville to rescue mom & dad and let them take this bus and go after their group while I stay and fix their bus!
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« Reply #31 on: December 27, 2010, 02:27:32 PM »

That's ok Ned we will have around the same number talking about you in Quartzsite, Don may add a little to conversation lol

good luck and enjoy
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« Reply #32 on: December 27, 2010, 04:00:21 PM »

Starting to wish i was in AZ, not all that warm in south TX 24degrees yesterday 23 this morning and the wind blowing,had to put on a coat i haven't had to put on in northen Nevada the last three years.
Staying good and warm in the Eagle with just a couple electric heaters.
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« Reply #33 on: December 27, 2010, 04:10:23 PM »

Matt, just wait 2 days it will be back in the 70's or 80's cold snaps don't last long there it warms up rains and cool again lol


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« Reply #34 on: December 27, 2010, 04:26:34 PM »

Gale warnings out for Seattle today but it still beats the H out of the cold we left behind on the prairies.  And I've still got lots of wrenching to do to take my mind off the weather.  My shoulder keeps reminding me how much I miss that Arizona heat though. Next winter.
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Luvrbus

I bet Don will not have any good old NC mountain spring water.

It has a hard time crossing the mississippie river.

I hope to make quartzsite some time.

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