Saskatchewan blizzard

Discussion in 'Off Grid Living' started by Cabin Lady, Mar 8, 2017.


  1. Cabin Lady

    Cabin Lady Monkey

    Got through the second and worst blizzard this winter. Yuck no fun! Very hard to feed horses with wind gusts of 70 km ph. Hay flying everywhere except in the pasture! Now time to make paths. Just spend half hour cleaning up the deck. Lol. Winter exercise.
     
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  2. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu RIP 4/19/2018

    Yeah, my mom was born on a homestead, near Moose Jaw, in Saskatchewan. She never forgot the wind and the blizzards! You have fun now, and be safe! :)
     
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  3. oil pan 4

    oil pan 4 Monkey+++

    Ha and the global warming believers said this is the warmest winter ever recorded.
    What say you?
     
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  4. arleigh

    arleigh Goophy monkey

    I've driven Saskatchewan in the winer the only place i know that you drive in the center of the road and as you approach the oncoming car , head on, you slowly move to your side of the road , pass one another , return to the center of the road and continue.
     
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  5. TXKajun

    TXKajun Monkey+++

    Wow. It was 87 today in SENM. I feel for ya'll up in the frozen north.

    Kajun
     
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  6. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    At least 85 here, Its been a long hard spring for the last 6 months!
     
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  7. Cruisin Sloth

    Cruisin Sloth Special & Slow

    5C here & 4Kph winds all day , Rain as we get in a rain forest
     
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  8. Altoidfishfins

    Altoidfishfins Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    86 here yesterday - Southern AZ
    Supposed to be this way for the next week or so
     
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  9. Cabin Lady

    Cabin Lady Monkey

    Hahaha, well not here this year. :)
     
  10. Cabin Lady

    Cabin Lady Monkey

    Yes that's how it's done on the grid roads. :)
     
  11. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    Using the Seskatchewan blizzard...an individual local event, relative to the globe to pooh pooh the global warming hypothesis, doesn't negate the inference that the trend of global warming is edging upwards...local conditions may vary somewhat from year to year, but it's the global trend that actually matters.

    Although the data looks at winter 2014-2015, you'll note that where there is a marked local lower than average temp record for NE USA and Eastern Canada, which may have many Americans, the global trend none the less is 1-2 degrees Celsius (or more) above average.

     
  12. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    19F this morning, with 15Kt winds out of the NE... windchill makes it "Dang COLD".....
     
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  13. arleigh

    arleigh Goophy monkey

    Warming up like that you can take off one of your pairs of long jons .
     
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  14. oil pan 4

    oil pan 4 Monkey+++

    They like to say every winter is the warmest on record.
    I call that moving in the right direction.
    Who the hell wishes for a cold winter any ways?
     
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