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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 07:28 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone else fall for the snowstorm lie?

With the prediction of snow and freezing rain yesterday evening I decided it was time to put the Lotus away. I spent a few hours moving things around and putting it out of the way just to find out this morning they were wrong. It would really be nice to have a job where I could be wrong so often.

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You didn't put your location down, it snowed in Indianapolis today.
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You didn't put your location down, it snowed in Indianapolis today.
Twin Cities got it too.

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Central IL where I80 and I39 meet.

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Central IL where I80 and I39 meet.
Peru? That's pretty far north in IL.

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if it makes you feel better, I put mine away last week and then saturday/sunday it was in the 60's here in milwaukee (and i assume by you as well)


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I had it out all day Friday and Saturday. It's not all bad, I still have my Boxster to play with. Last tire purchase I put normal tires on it in order to drive it longer in the year.



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Peru? That's pretty far north in IL.
Sorry, North Centeral IL or the Heart of Illinois as itís sometimes referred to.

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Our weather people suck here too... We had the opposite problem.

We were told snow Saturday & Sunday producing 1-3 inches on the valley floor.
Well we got snow... 20 inches of it (on the valley floor)

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Peru? That's pretty far north in IL.
Red = Southern Illinois.
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Played my fall league playoffs and championship game last night and it was snowing by abt 930. By the 5th inning the infield had a light dusting of snow.
Of course it didnt stick overnight.

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Red = Southern Illinois.
That map is out of date. Blue invaded 22 additional counties this last ecection.

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