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Old 01-29-2010, 05:21 PM
 
Location: Back in the ROC
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Yeah, it's coming down pretty seriously here in SW Durham... But the ground is pretty warm, so it's not sticking too well. It's a heavy, wet snow... Temperature must be hovering RIGHT above freezing.
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Old 01-29-2010, 05:21 PM
 
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Yep, we've got it coming down at a decent clip here in CH - the grass is almost covered already.
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Old 01-29-2010, 05:32 PM
 
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Woo hoo! Never living up north did I think I'd be this excited about snow. Moved car to top of hill in complex (they don't salt/plow), ran dog around in snow already, settling in and hope to get a foot!
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Old 01-29-2010, 05:44 PM
 
Location: Wendell NC
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comin down at a good rate here in E.Raleigh started abt 20 mins ago...was gonna go to Planet fitness to work out...but have opted to use the apt complex clubhouse amenities instead...a short walk...
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Old 01-29-2010, 06:46 PM
 
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Suddenly My neighbors DON'T think I am nuts because

a. I have a snowplow on my truck
b. I spent all week getting it ready

I am ready to go and have some fun!!

Bring it on


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Old 01-29-2010, 06:50 PM
 
Location: North Carolina; former New York Stater
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Our little Southern dog apparently has no memory of snow. Tonight, he jumped from it like it was alive and trying to get him, and he quickly came back in the house. It's stopped now, but it seemed to stick on everything, including the grass.
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Old 01-30-2010, 06:28 AM
 
Location: North Carolina
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My partner just gave me a call to let me know they are saying we may have a snow/ice storm this weekend. Any bets if this is just hype for ratings or if this is for real?
It looks like it was much more hype than storm. There isn't much out there now and very little on the ground.
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Old 01-30-2010, 06:49 AM
 
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Yes. I guess we will see how things develop today, but I am a little underwhelmed with the amount of snow we got compared to what they were predicting. Still, it is nice to have a little snow.
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Old 01-30-2010, 06:54 AM
 
Location: Oxxford Hunt, Cary NC
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I think there's about 3" of snow/sleet on the ground at my house. For some reason there is no snow at all stuck to any of the plants/trees/shrubs, which seems odd to me. I guess it either blew off, or the sleet knocked it off.

On the plus side, if you're a backyard bird feeder - I tossed a bunch of seed out on the snow this morning and I've got tons of birds out there having breakfast. Much easier to see them against the snow than the mix of dirt/leaves/pine needles that my backyard is covered in!
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Old 01-30-2010, 07:03 AM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Sleet coming down heavily here right now in South Cary.
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