U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Alaska
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 12-12-2012, 09:19 PM
 
Location: Interior alaska
6,381 posts, read 11,943,039 times
Reputation: 3470

Advertisements

Today it was overcast and snowing, took this photo looking out into Cook Inlet this afternoon. The ice was in the water and the eagle was sitting in the tree! Just had a neat mood!
Attached Thumbnails
Stormy day-image.jpg  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 12-12-2012, 09:31 PM
 
4,986 posts, read 8,284,150 times
Reputation: 3264
Storm day fooey. Stranded in Valdez because the planes aren't flying.

Nice picture though!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-12-2012, 11:16 PM
 
Location: Interior alaska
6,381 posts, read 11,943,039 times
Reputation: 3470
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moose Whisperer View Post
Storm day fooey. Stranded in Valdez because the planes aren't flying.

Nice picture though!
All the platforms were grounded out in the inlet as well! The boats brought some out and back...

Kinda quite without the Huey's flying out and back, didn't sound like a forward airbase like most of the time!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-12-2012, 11:21 PM
 
Location: Palmer
2,518 posts, read 5,871,932 times
Reputation: 1365
Great photo. I drove to Anchorage and back. I don't commute anymore so this was an experience for me. Only saw a couple wrecks but one involved at least 4 cars and 10 emergency vehicles.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-13-2012, 08:21 AM
 
Location: Wasilla, Alaska - USA
275 posts, read 472,165 times
Reputation: 351
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marty Van Diest View Post
Great photo. I drove to Anchorage and back. I don't commute anymore so this was an experience for me. Only saw a couple wrecks but one involved at least 4 cars and 10 emergency vehicles.
In my opinion, the problem isn't getting to Anchorage, but rather how bad the road are once you get there. Coming in from Wasilla, the roads were fairly clear until you got near Merrill Field. I saw more accidents and stuck cars in Anchorage because of uncleared roads. 5th Ave was terrible downtown last night.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-13-2012, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Palmer
2,518 posts, read 5,871,932 times
Reputation: 1365
Quote:
Originally Posted by globetraveler View Post
In my opinion, the problem isn't getting to Anchorage, but rather how bad the road are once you get there. Coming in from Wasilla, the roads were fairly clear until you got near Merrill Field. I saw more accidents and stuck cars in Anchorage because of uncleared roads. 5th Ave was terrible downtown last night.
Yes, a lot more snow in Anchorage and I didn't see one plow truck. Maybe they wait until night to plow their roads. I saw multiple cars stuck in the side streets. The bad wreck with just east of Muldoon on the Glenn
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-13-2012, 09:25 AM
 
Location: Anchorage
4,058 posts, read 8,576,433 times
Reputation: 2318
Our mayor is more concerned with his social calender than to make sure the roads and sidewalks are safe. Plowing used to be done much better I think but has been getting worse by the year.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-13-2012, 03:45 PM
 
Location: Anchorage
1,926 posts, read 3,907,489 times
Reputation: 862
I have to agree. And what's rather frustrating is when you see the plowing the already plowed streets over and over but never once touching the sides streets.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-13-2012, 07:40 PM
 
Location: Harbor Springs, Michigan
2,277 posts, read 2,480,858 times
Reputation: 4520
Listening to the radio this evening it seems there are more stranded vehicles causing problems than ditch divers. DH says town is so bad hes wondering how folks with low cars are getting around. Wasilla really isn't any better the road up to the main junction in town is like a 2 track and the junction itself is a mess with deep slushy snow. Was out for a couple of hours earlier and didn't see a single plow truck.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-13-2012, 08:06 PM
 
996 posts, read 837,694 times
Reputation: 860
Quote:
Originally Posted by roadfamily6now View Post
I have to agree. And what's rather frustrating is when you see the plowing the already plowed streets over and over but never once touching the sides streets.
When I lived in Virginia, the county I lived in had 1 snow plow (it only snowed a couple of times per year). They used the 1 plow to keep the highway clear, but all other streets just had to wait for it to melt. Maybe our old county commissioner moved up there
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Alaska
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top