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Old 02-28-2015, 03:01 PM
 
Location: Near a river
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Neg: It's only Feb 28.
My answers (although I am strickly western) are:
1.zero
2.zero
3.zero
4. same
5. 6

Are you looking for someplace to move? I certainly don't blame you a bit ! O yeah, its ARIZONA !!!
You are not in the mid-Atlantic or South! LOL

(but interesting answer)
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:02 PM
 
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newengland, why would you want to leave new England??

some lunatic bought too many al gores carbon credits,,,,and its been the coldest yr on record,,,and record snowfall


hopefully, global warming with come back and we will have milder winters next year

on the upside, its march,,,,,two more months is may ,,,, my fav month!! the worst is behind us ... (except for the spring flooding)


ive heard many say this winter,,,they want to move south ,,,,don't feel alone!
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:03 PM
 
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1.1" twice this winter gone now
2. none
3. 10 lowest 10-15 days under 30
4. same, been here 5 winters
5. 3 months, Dec, Jan, Feb

The Sand Hills of NC where golf fanatics play all year round.
Good score.
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:05 PM
 
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1 - how much snow, and how frequently, and as of today (March 1) is it still on the ground and how high

Usually one snow event a year, currently about 6" still on the ground.

2 - how much ice, and how did that ice impact on your driving and home maintenance

Always a lot of ice when there's a lot of precipitation and below-freezing tempuratures. However, I find that with a vehicle with proper tires, ABS, skid control, and a locking differential that there's not much of an issue driving.

3 - how much cold, how many days in a row under say 2530 degrees

A good part of this month.

4 - are your winters getting worse, getting somewhat better, or always pretty much the same

The same.

5 - how many months do you consider it "winter" where you are

Three, from December through February. I consider each season to be almost exactly three months.

Triangle (Raleigh) area of NC.

This (#3) seems unusual for your area? (I've only been there in summer). If you moved from the north, was the climate change enough worth it for you?
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:06 PM
 
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newengland, why would you want to leave new England??

some lunatic bought too many al gores carbon credits,,,,and its been the coldest yr on record,,,and record snowfall


hopefully, global warming with come back and we will have milder winters next year

on the upside, its march,,,,,two more months is may ,,,, my fav month!! the worst is behind us ... (except for the spring flooding)


ive heard many say this winter,,,they want to move south ,,,,don't feel alone!
Does your realty service cover the South? () (you know I love Maine, but....)
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:08 PM
 
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Central Texas

1. none
2. none
3. maybe 3 days
4. it's different every year because of where central Texas is located in relation to the fronts from up north hitting up against the Gulf fronts from the south.
5. Jan/Feb you can count on cold days, the occasional ice storms/snow flurries.

Last year though the Arctic fronts from up north were stronger and we had many more cold days and more frequent icing of roads.

Texas really lives up to it's saying of "If you don't like the weather than hang around for 24 hours".

Today the high is near 40 but tomorrow brings the mid 60's and last Saturday it was 77.
You moved from the North, right? Was the climate change enough worth it? (if you moved mostly for that reason)
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:12 PM
 
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What is the point of this? You can google areas of the country and get exactly what you are asking for?
The point is getting real people's feedback, over the entire period of winter. I am not interested in random cold spikes, unusual winter snow or ice, freak storms, etc which is what you get when you check weather reports in a region on any particular day.
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:14 PM
 
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I'm a Californianian transplanted to Middle TN. When they were doing the PR spiel to move here, EVERYONE said, "Oh winters aren't bad here at all." They must have been comparing it to Canada.


hose in the mid-Atlantic and South, exactly how was your winter in terms of all these questions:

1 - how much snow, and how frequently, and as of today (March 1) is it still on the ground and how high - not that much snow. Maybe an 1". *

2 - how much ice, and how did that ice impact on your driving and home maintenance - TONS! They declared level 2 state emergency here due to ice. I STILL have ice on my front steps that I've been taking a hammer to daily and it's been over a week with days over freezing. Everyone was freaking out about frozen pipes and many lost power. *

3 - how much cold, how many days in a row under say 2530 degrees - Pretty much all of January and February. Many days under 10F.

4 - are your winters getting worse, getting somewhat better, or always pretty much the same - This is my 3rd winter here. Each has gotten worse.

5 - how many months do you consider it "winter" where you are - About 3-4 (mid-Nov - mid-March)

* The roads here are NOT set up for snow or ice. They have no salting trucks and some neighborhoods were locked in due to icy streets. People CANNOT drive here normally so throwing snow or ice made is a bad joke with so many accidents and deaths. Plus, schools were closed for over a week due to "weather".
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:22 PM
 
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1 - how much snow, and how frequently, and as of today (March 1) is it still on the ground and how high - not that much snow. Maybe an 1". *

2 - how much ice, and how did that ice impact on your driving and home maintenance - TONS! They declared level 2 state emergency here due to ice. I STILL have ice on my front steps that I've been taking a hammer to daily and it's been over a week with days over freezing. Everyone was freaking out about frozen pipes and many lost power. *

3 - how much cold, how many days in a row under say 2530 degrees - Pretty much all of January and February. Many days under 10F.

4 - are your winters getting worse, getting somewhat better, or always pretty much the same - This is my 3rd winter here. Each has gotten worse.

5 - how many months do you consider it "winter" where you are - About 3-4 (mid-Nov - mid-March)

* The roads here are NOT set up for snow or ice. They have no salting trucks and some neighborhoods were locked in due to icy streets. People CANNOT drive here normally so throwing snow or ice made is a bad joke with so many accidents and deaths. Plus, schools were closed for over a week due to "weather".
This seems a pretty good assessment, thanks. Are you middle-upper Tenn (Nashville) or middle-lower (Chat?)
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:27 PM
 
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This seems a pretty good assessment, thanks. Are you middle-upper Tenn (Nashville) or middle-lower (Chat?)
Nashville. I hear Chatt has a good 6" of snow right now.
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