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Old 03-18-2013, 07:54 AM   #1
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Seriously, spring needs to get here!

Thought we were about done with this:

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apparently not! Gotta love Iowa.
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Old 03-18-2013, 07:59 AM   #2
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Yeah its snowing here and school is closed. Yikes.
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:15 AM   #3
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Thought we were about done with this:

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apparently not! Gotta love Iowa.
I am leaving tonight for a trip to Disney(Ft. Wilderness) from NY. And we are getting a major snow storm. I cannot wait to get below! I never towed in the snow before. Tropical storms, tornados, beginning of a hurricane, yes. But snow, never. It is supposed to stop when I get past the middle of NJ.
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Towing in the snow can be a little scary, but I've done it a few times. Just take your time and maintain PLENTY of distance between you and any vehicle in front of you.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:23 AM   #5
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watch your brake usage in the snow. I like to use the manual slide on the brake controller and use the trailer brakes independently of the truck brakes. And as was said above leave plenty of space between you and traffic ahead. I like to run about 5-10 mph slower and let everyone pass on by that way I rarely end up in a traffic bottleneck when everyone else decides to step on brakes for no reason.
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Old 03-18-2013, 01:27 PM   #6
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Yeah, Lee, it's snowing here in Luray, too. Thought that last 20 inches we got a couple of weeks ago would the winter's last gasp, but apparently not. Was hoping to do a few small chores outside, but they will have to wait. Good advice on towing in the snow in above posts.
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:40 PM   #7
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amabee , I agree we have been out one time with our new unit. Spring is around the corner the Groundhog says. Don't know where but not here in Iowa. We had snow here today. This week is not going to be good either. See what next week brings. Come on Spring.
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Last year, the March temperatures here in Southern Ontario were above normal for sure, but this year March has been below normal by quite a bit. I'm hoping April shows a strong up-swing in temperatures to make up for this!
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Old 03-19-2013, 06:51 PM   #9
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First day of Spring tomorrow and the high here in southern Indiana is 32. For all of us east of the Rockies, we can thank our cold weather situation to a weather anomaly called the Greenland Block. It's an area of high pressure centered over Greenland which causes a dip in the jet stream over the eastern part of North America and allows arctic air to spill in. Until this relaxes, we will continue to experience colder than normal temperatures. My 10 day forecast doesn't show anything over 50, and like the rest of you, I've had it with this crap.
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:10 AM   #10
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Spring starts today. But you would not know it in Minnesota -8 wind chill the high today will be 20. The highs will not get to the 40s until the first week in April. I want hope for spring but it hard.
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