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View Poll Results: This Winter so far:
Happy it has been a warm winter so far: 30 55.56%
Sad it has been a warm winter so far: 23 42.59%
I could care less: 2 3.70%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 54. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 01-06-2012, 04:41 PM
 
Location: Western Massachusetts
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We could use a dry winter here.
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Old 01-06-2012, 05:00 PM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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We could use a wet winter here, as many parts of the country are facing serious drought in 2012..
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Old 01-06-2012, 08:15 PM
 
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definitely sad. left work today (in tx), and it was in the 70s. while that should be a pleasant temp, it gives me shivers because it makes me feel like our awful summers are almost here. the last one was terrible. i need to move to minnesota (wishful thinking!).
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Old 01-06-2012, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Hot-Houston Texas
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Sad, no winter in Houston, again
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Old 01-06-2012, 08:35 PM
 
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I'm okay with a warm winter. These idiots can't drive in the snow. They either go too fast, or hardly move at all.
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Old 01-06-2012, 10:37 PM
 
Location: CT - close to coast
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Just got around to reading this. Thanks for posting! I love reading his blogs.

He said exactly what I brought up. Some people dont understand snow is beneficial in some ways.

"If we don't get significant snows during the latter part of winter, the odds of a damaging drought during the summer in the Midwest will rise. The soils will dry out much earlier than usual without a deep snow pack to protect them, resulting in a much earlier onset of summer-like soil dryness. Water availability may also be a problem in some regions of the west due to the lack of snow melt. Fortunately, most Western U.S. reservoirs are above average in water supply, due to the record-breaking snows of the previous winter."
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Old 01-07-2012, 12:11 AM
 
Location: Yucaipa, California
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Originally Posted by vaughanwilliams View Post
Been dry and hot in Florida so far. At least the fleas and old people are enjoying it.
Fleas & the old folks love hot & dry weather. Fl does get alot of rain annually but not so much in the winter compared to summer. I have a neighbor from fl. She said the summers were brutal.
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Old 01-07-2012, 12:17 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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Horribly sad. This weather is grim.
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Old 01-07-2012, 01:20 AM
 
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Sad? Hell no
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Old 01-07-2012, 01:24 AM
 
Location: New York, NY
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My snowboarding trip got canceled again this weekend! I just got a new board too.
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