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    Re: The first snow

    Quote Originally Posted by RetiredUSN View Post
    I don't miss Maine & Boston at all.

    I can golf in a sweater all winter here in Virginia.
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    Re: The first snow

    Quote Originally Posted by woodsman View Post
    The first snow is due to arrive in Southern NH sometime this afternoon and last until Tuesday afternoon, 12 to16 inches are expected depending on elevation. I donít mind the snow but it would have been better to ease into things with a few small storms before getting slammed.

    As I mentioned I really donít mind the snow, in fact, I like the challenge it brings with driving and possible power outages.

    Has anyone else out there received a substantial snow fall?
    Hope it comes slowly. Supposed to fly out of Boston tomorrow morning taking the C&J Bus down. Never fails.....

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    Re: The first snow

    Quote Originally Posted by RetiredUSN View Post
    I don't miss Maine & Boston at all.

    I can golf in a sweater all winter here in Virginia.
    I wish we got a bit more, and admit I love watching the insanity when it snows!

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    Re: The first snow

    Quote Originally Posted by Acadia View Post
    I wish we got a bit more, and admit I love watching the insanity when it snows!
    The roads in Virginia Beach & Norfolk turn into a clown show when we get 1-2 inches.
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    Re: The first snow

    Does anyone else recall hearing that "you aren't supposed to eat ANY snow from the very 1st snow storm of the season"! [Because it's supposedly not as clean as later snows would be, or something... ]

    I remember being told that as a kid, during the first snows, when we were talking about making snow cream. I'd forgotten about it til now. It makes absolutely no sense! It's not like it's always the same clouds "carrying" the snow for the first time that season, as if the clouds picked up a coating of dust and debris in their "tanks" during the off-season, and now need at least 1 good snow to help 'flush out' the debris! Oy vey...
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    Re: The first snow

    Quote Originally Posted by ModerationNow! View Post
    Does anyone else recall hearing that "you aren't supposed to eat ANY snow from the very 1st snow storm of the season"! [Because it's supposedly not as clean as later snows would be, or something... ]

    I remember being told that as a kid, during the first snows, when we were talking about making snow cream. I'd forgotten about it til now. It makes absolutely no sense! It's not like it's always the same clouds "carrying" the snow for the first time that season, as if the clouds picked up a coating of dust and debris in their "tanks" during the off-season, and now need at least 1 good snow to help 'flush out' the debris! Oy vey...
    Yes but I think it is more the first snow is supposed to pull out the lingering germs/dust/pollen/mold etc from the air under that theory as opposed to the clouds themselves being contaminated.

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    Re: The first snow

    Quote Originally Posted by RetiredUSN View Post
    The roads in Virginia Beach & Norfolk turn into a clown show when we get 1-2 inches.
    A combination of driving experience and the area's preparedness for snow. The western half of the state an inch or 2 would be no big thing.

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    Re: The first snow

    Quote Originally Posted by ModerationNow! View Post
    Does anyone else recall hearing that "you aren't supposed to eat ANY snow from the very 1st snow storm of the season"! [Because it's supposedly not as clean as later snows would be, or something... ]

    I remember being told that as a kid, during the first snows, when we were talking about making snow cream. I'd forgotten about it til now. It makes absolutely no sense! It's not like it's always the same clouds "carrying" the snow for the first time that season, as if the clouds picked up a coating of dust and debris in their "tanks" during the off-season, and now need at least 1 good snow to help 'flush out' the debris! Oy vey...
    Don't eat yellow snow.
    Better not eat black or brown snow either.

    But, I think the white stuff is OK.
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    Re: The first snow

    Quote Originally Posted by Drawdown View Post
    A combination of driving experience and the area's preparedness for snow. The western half of the state an inch or 2 would be no big thing.

    A couple of inches is enough to close the Grapevine between Bakersfield and the LA basin. That might be because of a rumor going around that the minimum speed in California is 80 mph.

    Spend some time on the freeways here, and you'll see where that rumor comes from.
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    Re: The first snow

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    A couple of inches is enough to close the Grapevine between Bakersfield and the LA basin. That might be because of a rumor going around that the minimum speed in California is 80 mph.

    Spend some time on the freeways here, and you'll see where that rumor comes from.
    Always hated the Grapevine, and especially with a 80,000 lb. paper load on. I've seen many a truck smoke the brakes going down that grade.

    Never had to do it in snow....luckily.
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