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#2428056 - 01/02/18 08:59 PM Re: COLD [Re: amxautox]
Neil Offline
I Live Here

Registered: 01/19/03
Posts: 12886
Loc: Eagle, Idaho
Low 20's in the morning and low to mid 30's for the high, which last about 1 hour before going back down.

The lowest temp I have seen so far was 11 degrees. Thank god for plug-in engine heaters.

We have had some snow so far, but nothing like last year. It's off the main roads, but the neighborhoods and shaded areas still have some icy spots.

We get inversions where the car smog gets trapped in the valley and the sun is hidden for days. It takes a big storm or strong winds to push it out.

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#2428062 - 01/02/18 09:06 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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Registered: 03/07/09
Posts: 594
Loc: Oh
Had to get the torch out today to thaw the latch rod on my gate to take the thrash out. I hit it last week with an 8 pound piece of stone for about 5 minutes and could not get it to budge. Cans were only about half full last week. After the 5 minutes, I was tired of freezing and said "f this, I've still got room in the cans" and went back in the house.

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#2428066 - 01/02/18 09:11 PM Re: COLD [Re: parksr5]
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Registered: 01/21/03
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Loc: St. Louis, Missouri area
APU (Amerigas) on the rise with a 8.3% dividend.

Too late to jump in, or no? coffee
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#2428067 - 01/02/18 09:11 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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Registered: 01/08/08
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Loc: Canada
It was -31F here the other night, -50F if you factored in the windchill (wind makes a BIG difference)

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#2428076 - 01/02/18 09:33 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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#2428080 - 01/02/18 09:36 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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Loc: Sacramento CA
Yeah it's cold - don't think we got to 60 laugh

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#2428092 - 01/02/18 09:54 PM Re: COLD [Re: Shoozy]
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"Heat is the absence of cold."
Actually, there is no such thing as cold, just the absence of heat.
I can build a basic fire on a "cold" nite, but I can't "make" cold on a hot nite. No, ACs don't make cold, they remove heat.

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#2428137 - 01/02/18 11:44 PM Re: COLD [Re: Satilite73]
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Registered: 10/17/05
Posts: 3988
Loc: WI
Originally Posted By Satilite73
Supposed to be in the mid-20's here tonite. Not common at all around these parts. runaway

BUT, a couple of days of it isn't bad compared to the MONTHS of it some areas endure.


True. No worries about hurricanes blowing in here and swamping everything with MONTHS or YEARS of clean-up though.

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#2428188 - 01/03/18 06:26 AM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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Registered: 08/20/04
Posts: 9648
Loc: Southern by Choice
Originally Posted By cudaman1969
"Heat is the absence of cold."
Actually, there is no such thing as cold, just the absence of heat.
I can build a basic fire on a "cold" nite, but I can't "make" cold on a hot nite. No, ACs don't make cold, they remove heat.


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#2428210 - 01/03/18 08:30 AM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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mopar

Registered: 01/05/07
Posts: 476
Loc: Chicago
Every year we get a Polar Vortex in the Midwest but things are looking up!!
It's gonna be 14 degrees for a high today, 22 by Sunday..
Yes!!
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#2428430 - 01/03/18 04:07 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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top fuel

Registered: 04/23/07
Posts: 2130
Loc: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Polar Vortex = new age speak for WINTER ! . . . lol

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#2428433 - 01/03/18 04:12 PM Re: COLD [Re: a12rag]
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Registered: 04/19/12
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Loc: -
There's a 'winter storm warning' in southern Ga...

Here-all clear...

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#2428438 - 01/03/18 04:39 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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Registered: 07/06/03
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Loc: SE PA.
Cold here as well I will say my 2017 Hemi Ram loves it. Big performance difference in this crisp weather. It got to 26 here today but high's in the low teens forecast with lows of 2 & 0 coming for Friday and Saturday.

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#2428455 - 01/03/18 05:23 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
a12rag Offline
top fuel

Registered: 04/23/07
Posts: 2130
Loc: Calgary, Alberta Canada
We had TWO WEEKS of MINUS 25C or colder weather (thats about minus 15F), and then wind chill to below MINUS 40C (Same in F) . . . thank goodness we get warm westerly winds (chinooks - just like the santa anna winds) . . . today and yesterday we finally got back "up" to 0C (32F) . . . .and we have had about 2feet of snow dumped on us . . . ahhh, the good old days of winter !!!! Glad the car & truck have remote start !!! Of course there is always the nice warm car in the warm garage too !!! . . .

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#2428502 - 01/03/18 06:33 PM Re: COLD [Re: RSNOMO]
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Originally Posted By RS23U1G
There's a 'winter storm warning' in southern Ga...

Here-all clear...
Reverse vortex. work penguin
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#2428610 - 01/03/18 09:08 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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I hate Texas

Registered: 01/19/03
Posts: 18607
Loc: jersey shore
it went to above freezing to 34 degrees today
the first time in a week and it felt warm cool
getting ready for 6-12 tomarrow.. penguinwalk
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#2428950 - 01/04/18 01:23 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
flypaper Offline
I hate Texas

Registered: 01/19/03
Posts: 18607
Loc: jersey shore
liar weathermen! mad
we have at least 18 to 20 on the ground and its still going.. rant
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#2428953 - 01/04/18 01:25 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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Loc: Conway, SC
We only got 3 inches and it SHUT this town right down.
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#2428966 - 01/04/18 01:51 PM Re: COLD [Re: T2R9]
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Belieber!

Registered: 02/03/03
Posts: 17964
Loc: Charlotte, NC
Originally Posted By T2R9
We only got 3 inches and it SHUT this town right down.


Heh...when we moved to Charlotte in 1985, we asked our neighbors if we need to pay someone to plow our driveways in the winter (we had no idea how much it snowed). The guy looked like we had just teleported there from the Enterprise and said "Plow??? if more than one flake hits the ground, the entire city shuts down and grocery stores get emptied! Why plow if you don't leave your house?"

I knew I had found home at that point!
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#2428981 - 01/04/18 02:17 PM Re: COLD [Re: cudaman1969]
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Registered: 01/21/03
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Loc: Bloomington, IN
we have an outdoor wood boiler. Been eating a lot of firewood but keeping up with demand in the sub zero we have gotten. Added a heating unit to the attached garage this Fall. Been nice to step into a warm car for a change.

I went out to run the splitter, but seems it didn't like the temperature.

Sunday is suppose to be more temperate. Time to play catch-up on outdoor duties.
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