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Larry N.

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Back Yard Snow Pix
« on: January 06, 2017, 06:08:24 PM »
Yesterday, 5 Jan, we had about 7" of snow here at the house. It's been rather chilly, too, as the low last night was -10 F. But this morning was bright and sunny, with temps up to 10 F+ (almost 30 this afternoon), and things were pretty enough out that I got a few pix.

The first pic is of the railing on our back porch. The second shows how snow has covered most stuff in my neighbor's back yard, including tables and chairs. It's not so pretty, but gives an idea of what the snow covered.

The third one is the snow on our shed's roof. And the final one is a tree in another neighbor's back yard.

Sure is purty out there...
« Last Edit: January 06, 2017, 06:10:38 PM by Larry N. »
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2017, 06:19:23 PM »
Nice images Larry. I like 5 the best. That is exactly how I like my snow, thousands of miles away. ;D
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2017, 06:22:40 PM »
Boy do I envy you.  :o ::) :'(  RIGHT!!!!  ;D :D ;)
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2017, 06:28:25 PM »
Nice images Larry. I like 5 the best. That is exactly how I like my snow, thousands of miles away. ;D

Nice pictures, but glad to be in Florida. It will be only in the high 50's on Sunday, and that is cold enough for us and too warm to snow.
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2017, 06:49:36 PM »
Makes us look like pikers here in Timber Valley, but we like it like that.   ;D    Our snow is sticking around a little longer than usual but should be gone by Sunday or Monday.

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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2017, 08:38:10 PM »
Thanks for the nice comments. I figured you Floridians needed to see what the other folks know...  ;D :o ::)
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2017, 01:25:26 AM »
Thanks for the nice comments. I figured you Floridians needed to see what the other folks know...  ;D :o ::)
I have lived in Utah, Lake Tahoe and Chicago, believe me I know snow. That is why I live in sunny Florida. ;D
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2017, 02:17:13 PM »
I sure do miss that fresh crispness in the air
and I loved that quiet at night, when the snow is falling in big flakes

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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2017, 04:54:43 PM »
Nice photos Larry, we hardly ever get that much snow in central Scotland. I too like the quietness when heavy snow falls.  Be safe.
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2017, 08:56:49 PM »
Nice photos Larry, we hardly ever get that much snow in central Scotland. I too like the quietness when heavy snow falls.  Be safe.

You're right Jackie but all the rain you get makes up for it.
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2017, 09:51:15 PM »
The black spot in the middle is my mailbox.
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2017, 04:34:36 AM »
The black spot in the middle is my mailbox.

Wow!
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2017, 04:36:11 AM »
You're right Jackie but all the rain you get makes up for it.
Rene, you are right, it is pouring down right now with high winds and has been trying to snow. It's forecast for blizzards in the next few days. If we get snow I'll send a photo!
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2017, 07:08:42 AM »
Nice photos Larry, we hardly ever get that much snow in central Scotland. I too like the quietness when heavy snow falls.  Be safe.
Thanks, Jackie. Lookin' forward to your pix, if the forecast is right.
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #14 on: January 11, 2017, 10:11:31 AM »
Larry, I like looking at the snow, but what we get here is usually very wet and goes slushy fast which I'm not a fan of. We did have a day of being "snowed in" in 2010 as we live in the countryside. We have experienced this only a few times in 22 years.

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My car and the house, you can see snow level on plant pots, nothing like what you guys get.
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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2017, 12:32:42 PM »
Not normal for Portland.

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Re: Back Yard Snow Pix
« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2017, 12:44:26 PM »
Not normal for Portland.

Our son and DiL and GD live in Beaverton and they've been posting pics. Wild.
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