I'm so sick of this weather

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I feel like a shut-in. We didn't get any snow. It was all sleet. I have a sleet drift in my back yard. Weather has been in the 20s for days. All the streets are a sheet of ice because DFW doesn't have the equipment to take care of it. My driveway has about 2 inches of ice. If I leave, I won't be able to get back up. I fell on my ass yesterday retrieving the paper outside of my front door. They are trying to get the main arteries open and all of the stranded vehicles removed in time for the Monday morning rush hour. We are supposed to get 3 - 5 hours of above freezing today before another front moves in.

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    Sleet drift and plant hanger bent from the weight of the ice.






    I know. Wahhhhhhhhh
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    No Sleet men in my neighborhood. That shit is hard as a rock. Not even a dent when you walk on it.
     
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    Tommy New Member Banned User

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    I know what you mean, it got down to 62F last night. I had to turn the fan to "low".
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    That's what makes it so bad here. The place is in no way equipped for cold weather and ice and snow. It wouldn't be economically sensible to have all that equipment that might sit for 3 or 4 years between uses. We could just as easily be having 70s. It's those Canadian cocksuckers that sent their weather down here.
     
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    Its pretty driveable down my way... they did cancel the company Christmas party last night though :nocheer:
     
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    Go take a walk in it

    srs, best cure for cabin fever is a hike in the winter elements

    You're welcome
     
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    i made it out friday afternoon around i-20 and green oaks

    like 10ph in my tahoe,no problem on the main roads,real bad on the side/neighborhood streets

    all the shopping centers around here had no power

    all the stop lights were out

    tried to get out yesterday,backed out the garage just sled down my driveway

    couldnt even turn to go down the street

    was just sliding sideways barely made back into the garage

    and yes i busted my ass too :cuss:
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Yeah, I think my area got it worse than most places. I35 going to Denton and the I820 loop in North Tarrant are still not really moving. It took one guy I know 4 hours to get from Denton to Fort Worth yesterday.
     
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    If it does get above freezing today I'm going to go out and try to bust up my driveway. It is kind of steep.
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    It's hard to believe but it's not safe to walk. Streets, sidewalks and yards are hard as rocks with sleet and ice. I stepped out in my yard today just to see how hard it was and it didn't even leave a mark.
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    My wife was supposed to fly home from Memphis Friday morning. She has had 6 flights canceled. She doesn't even have a flight right now. All flights from MEM to DFW have been canceled for today so it will be tomorrow at the earliest. At least she has a hotel room.
     
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    Shw could have hopped on Amtrak from memphis to New Orleans and then to dallas. She could have been home by now.
     
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    Huge chunk of ice just released from the roof and fell past my window... good sign. :)
     
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    :yes:
     
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    Get some slip-on cleats for your shows. You'll thank me later.

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