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Old 02-06-2019, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Vancouver, BC
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But that's hypothetical. It would never happen.
That is true. I wonder what the boundary is in the USA as to where an inch of accumulated snow is possible at least for a few hours.
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Old 02-06-2019, 09:57 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Move to Texas and you won't have to deal with it. We rarely get snow and haven't had an ice storm in years.
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Old 02-06-2019, 10:19 PM
 
Location: Seattle WA, USA
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I think cities should only be considered if it actually snows at least once a year. If it's something like once a decade that is something more understandable.
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Old 02-07-2019, 12:27 AM
 
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does ice (sleet, freezing rain) count?

Ice is always the worst driving condition and the condition where you are most likely to crash your car. I encounter black ice often enough that it's what I'm shopping for in winter tires. When it's car pinball around me on black ice, I want control of my car.


I'm in the land of salt trucks and putting brine on the primary roads when snow/sleet/freezing rain are predicted. Anywhere without salt trucks is going to be far worse than where I normally drive.
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Old 02-07-2019, 05:18 AM
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Location: Norwich, UK
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Heathrow cancelled 100 flights last winter with the threat of snow forecast. It didn't snow.
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Old 02-07-2019, 10:43 AM
 
Location: under the beautiful Carolina blue
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Even in NC, it depends where you are. My town does a great job at preparing for snow and then removing it, but surrounding areas, not so much. Since we are on county schools, we can have perfectly safe roads to drive on but when the rest of the county doesn't, we are out of school.
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Old 02-07-2019, 12:34 PM
 
Location: Saint Paul, MN
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I think places like Miami and the Keys would be by far the worst at dealing with a snow event. I think they would declare a state of emergency if they got an inch of snow on the ground.

I would LOVE to see that in my lifetime. I would pay a mighty dollar to see my childhood home in the snow lol.
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Old 02-07-2019, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Saint Paul, MN
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But that's hypothetical. It would never happen.

Never say never. 1977 saw a brief but still a snowfall nontheless. 2010 even reported flurries in Kendall. If it can happen in Brownsville, it can happen in Miami. A record low of 27 shows its not impossible.
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Old 02-07-2019, 08:52 PM
 
Location: Southern West Virginia
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Much of the United States in the lower 48 states south of a Kansas City to Pittsburgh line is generally less adept at handling snow and ice storms than more northern areas............
The Appalachian portions of West Virginia and Virginia do a pretty good job at keeping the roads clear, at least in my area. We get about 30 inches of snow per season, so itís not like snow is uncommon.
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Old Yesterday, 04:04 AM
 
Location: San Francisco/East Bay and Los Angeles, formerly DC and Boston
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I think DC is at the worst point between gets just enough snow that it gets annoying/but just not quite enough to learn to deal with it. Richmond gets less snow, Philly's better at dealing with it.
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