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Snow! Again! 
1st-Feb-2007 06:38 am

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Originally uploaded by joyce.clapp.
The weather folks were right, and we got our second snow of the year. There wasn't anything at 4:30 when I was up, so I was surprised to see this when I got up at 8:30. It's pretty, but the uni is closed, which puts a wrench in my plans for the day and means going into campus tomorrow to run errands, which I didn't want to do, so, feh.
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1st-Feb-2007 02:53 pm (UTC)
It seems like such a small amount to close a University down... how much was there?
1st-Feb-2007 03:03 pm (UTC)
Right now, I'd say that we have half an inch, and the roads are clear, but we have a lot of students who commute, and out where my sister lives (about 15 minutes from here out in the country) she reports the roads are a lot worse.
1st-Feb-2007 03:02 pm (UTC)
I am impressed they closed school for the skim of snow. Tech is really bad about that - even when it is icy they stay open.
1st-Feb-2007 03:05 pm (UTC)
They didn't close for the last skim we got, but apparently there's freezing rain on the forecast for later. We had some kids killed last year when a local school system didn't shut down, so they might just be being overcautious.
1st-Feb-2007 05:21 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry, I know it's cruel, but I have to laugh. A half inch? We've had 67 inches of snow since December 20th. It has snowed every week for 7 weeks. And I still have to go to work and take the kids to school every day. And no, we're not "used to it". Normally it snows a couple of inches and melts the next day. I still have a 4 foot high plow drift in front of my driveway.

Wimps. ;.p

Having gotten that out of my system, I'm glad they closed school if it's going to be freezing rain. Better to be safe.







1st-Feb-2007 06:24 pm (UTC)
Freezing rain is the biggest problem with winter weather out here. If it were just snow, like last time, it wouldn't be an issue. But if it freezes over, it's going to get ugly... *shrugs*
2nd-Feb-2007 07:27 am (UTC)
It may have feh'd your plans, but it's pretty. Thanks for the pic.
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