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post #1 of 11 Old 03-29-2009, 10:54 PM Thread Starter
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Aftermath of a blizzard in Texas

Though ya'll would appreciate some pix of the blizzard that hit my area on the 27th. I couldn't get any pix from here cause my camera was at my Dad's house but my Mom took some pix of her area. She got a little more snow than I did down here. Gotta love the drifts right next to bare ground. Thanks to the 30 and 40 mph wind during the whole thing. :) With the temps being in the 60's the last couple of days, there is no snow left at all. Stupid weather. Anyway, without further ado.

The front porch. Drift scraped off to level with the porch, there is a step and a sidewalk hidden there somewhere.

The snow on the roof had just started to melt and slide off.

There used to be a ditch and a highway there somewhere but it all just looked level. Her whole front yard was just one big drift.

This is the back yard with the 6 foot wood fence. On the right side is next to the house where there is almost no snow at all.

In the back corner of the cage is the doghouse. It was completely hidden under a big drift.

This is the front walkway. Just a big drift next to the house.

Here, the steps had just been scraped by the front porch. The stick in the corner was a yard stick.

A better picture of Shaka's doghouse. LOL Poor guy.

Another picture of the drift in the back yard.

The drift by the shed in the back yard.

A view from out the front door.

Just another pic of the drift in the front yard.

And the drift in the back yard.
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post #2 of 11 Old 03-29-2009, 10:57 PM
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Oh my gosh thats a lot of snow! We didn't even get half that much in the "winter" months! Its starting to get warm here in Yakima!
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post #3 of 11 Old 03-29-2009, 11:17 PM
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OK, I'll stop grumbling about the measly 5 inches we got here in IL. It's supposed to be 55 tomorrow.

By the way, your gas is EXPENSIVE!

Are you absolutely sure you wanna mess with my carrots?
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OK, I'll stop grumbling about the measly 5 inches we got here in IL. It's supposed to be 55 tomorrow.

By the way, your gas is EXPENSIVE!

HAHA!! Yes it is. It is averaging 1.90 to 2.15 right now. Fluxuates every day.
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post #5 of 11 Old 03-30-2009, 06:45 AM
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looks like the A/C is in the middle of the yard.

it has been years since we had snow like that,

gas is about the same price here.

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post #6 of 11 Old 03-30-2009, 12:56 PM
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I live here where we normally have snow during all the winter.

...and still think that's pretty lot .

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post #7 of 11 Old 03-30-2009, 01:46 PM
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I grew up in "far" west Texas (El Paso area) and then moved to east Texas. I haven't seen snow stick to the ground in over a decade. I went to college at Lubbock...Tech...and can you believe I went home one weekend and it just happened to snow that weekend!!!
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post #8 of 11 Old 03-30-2009, 09:06 PM
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OH SMROBS!!!! IT'S NOT TEXAS -- IT'S CANADA!!!! What a treat for you. bet the neighbourhood kids had a GREAT time! Thanks for the pics.

MDH says to tell you, that if we would have had one more snowfall here this winter, we wouldn't have had any place to put the snowbanks anymore from plowing the yard!
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post #9 of 11 Old 03-30-2009, 10:12 PM
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I do not want to live there!!! Lol
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post #10 of 11 Old 03-31-2009, 11:01 AM
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It looks like a typical Canadian winter day.
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