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View Poll Results: Worst Winter Weather in USA
Anchorage, AK 17 13.93%
Chicago, IL 13 10.66%
Boise, ID 1 0.82%
Boston, MA 1 0.82%
Cleveland, OH 5 4.10%
Denver, CO 4 3.28%
Detroit, MI 4 3.28%
Minneapolis, MN 32 26.23%
New York, NY 1 0.82%
Philadelphia, PA 0 0%
Portland, ME 0 0%
Portland, OR 2 1.64%
Seattle, WA 8 6.56%
Salt Lake City, UT 1 0.82%
another city 33 27.05%
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Unread 02-04-2008, 04:32 AM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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Anchorage isn't that bad. It is the least windiest major city in the US according to this site so there is hardly ever a major wind chill factor. The bad part about the winters here if you don't like snow is that the snow comes and never goes away all winter but being outside is fairly comfortable.
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Unread 02-05-2008, 10:28 PM
 
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I said MN, even though I've never been, it just seems like it gets REAL cold and has A LOT of snow.
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Unread 02-06-2008, 09:27 AM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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I know a few people in Colorado and if their stories carry any truth, I wouldn't want to live in Denver. >.<
What stories? I live in Denver and think the winters are better than the MidWest or NE. Last winter was unusual with the blizzard, but we don't have an unusual amount of snow this winter - maybe 3" on the ground from yesterday, but it'll be gone by the weekend. The weekend before last I was outside in shorts, drinking beer and barbequeing in the warm sun. Not too bad. Supposed to be at least upper 50s all this weekend, and in Denver, that feels quite warm, especially if you're in the sun. It's stronger up here you know!
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Unread 02-06-2008, 09:29 AM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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Yes, miami has the worst winter weather. When i picture winter i picture people out in jackets and sweaters, not people going out in shorts and flip flops.
Personally I'd be happy if my entire wardrobe consisted of flip flops (for those dress up times when bare feet aren't appropriate), shorts, and tank tops/t-shirts. Clothing bugs me!
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Unread 02-12-2008, 07:42 AM
 
Location: Split,Croatia
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portland !
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Unread 02-12-2008, 05:39 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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portland !

Which one, Maine or Oregon?
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Unread 02-12-2008, 05:45 PM
 
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I lived in Ohio, California and Texas. The very worst of the three was Ohio because of the blizzards and snow in the winter. The very best, of course was California.
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Unread 02-13-2008, 07:45 AM
 
Location: Split,Croatia
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Oregon ....
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Unread 02-13-2008, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Spots Wyoming
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How about Montana, Wyoming, or North/South Dakota? Of those, I'd say Wyoming. We get bad winds down through here. Montana gets the temps and snow that Wyoming does, but not quite the amount of wind that we get on the High Prairies.
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Unread 02-13-2008, 06:59 PM
 
Location: Subarctic maritime Melbourne
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Anywhere north of 33º
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