Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-28 Thread Tim Crone via Mercedes
On Jan 27, 2015 2:34 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: How are you guys there? Curt? Fred? Jon? I have been in Allentown, PA since Saturday; when the news folks started talking up the Sunday storm I was worried about driving home (later today). We got an inch or two, the kids

[MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Craig via Mercedes
People in New York are upset with the heavy-handed approach to the storm. Even Time magazine called it a Snow Job, http://time.com/3684240/blame-de-blasio-and-cuomo-and-christie-for-the-blizzard-snow-job/ The 11 p.m. curfew resulted in lost wages for delivery people who count on

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread clay via Mercedes
Seattle is fine. Look like we may get close to 60*f. Lots of people making plans to drive down to AZ for the game. Logan is closed, so more room for the 12th man. clay On Jan 27, 2015, at 12:46 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes wrote: Craig et al.In Lynn, we are buried. Can't open the front

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Very well here in sunny NC. ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: diese...@pisquared.net Cc: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:46 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon 2015 Blizzard

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
D.C. area got 1 overnight of fluffy, wet, dangerous snow. Enough to close schools in Fairax County, VA and allow me an extra 2 hrs. to get to work. :) That is not even a snow. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
Ah, come on - cut them some slack. These days the authorities cannot win. If they ignore it all and let people go about their business, then there will be massive complaints that the poor idiots were not protected by their government officials, and poor cops and firemen will have to go out

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Hans Neureiter via Mercedes
What blizzard? CNN called it historical before it happened. On Jan 27, 2015 2:35 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Ah, come on - cut them some slack. These days the authorities cannot win. If they ignore it all and let people go about their business, then there will

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
D.C. area got 1 overnight of fluffy, wet, dangerous snow. Enough to close schools in Fairax County, VA and allow me an extra 2 hrs. to get to work. :) On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 3:50 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Seattle is fine. Look like we may get close to 60*f. Lots of

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Craig et al.In Lynn, we are buried. Can't open the front door yet, nor am I about to try, back door is opened against about 6 of snow on the porch.The city has not come down our dead end street to plow, though someone with maybe a side-walk plow passed down the center of the street as far as

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
I'm always amused by people who howl about the accuracy of weather forecasting. Weather is chaotic and unpredictable by nature, we have very good weather forecasting considering the number of variables involved and the complexity of weather itself. It wasn't all that long ago that all the

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
But if you work for Unkie that should be enough to keep you home for 2 days. Snow in DC is a solvent on the glue of society. --R On 1/27/15 4:35 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: D.C. area got 1 overnight of fluffy, wet, dangerous snow. Enough to close schools in Fairax County, VA and

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Nough for me. ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:35 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon 2015 Blizzard Bust D.C. area got 1 overnight

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
:34 PM Subject: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon 2015 Blizzard Bust People in New York are upset with the heavy-handed approach to the storm. Even Time magazine called it a Snow Job, http://time.com/3684240/blame-de-blasio-and-cuomo-and-christie-for-the-blizzard-snow-job/     The 11 p.m. curfew

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
OKC hit 76 today, and is forecast to do the same tomorrow. We go below freezing again Thursday, and get snow Sat. night, though not enough to count. On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 2:50 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Seattle is fine. Look like we may get close to 60*f. Lots of

Re: [MBZ] OT: Snowmageddon ---- 2015 Blizzard Bust

2015-01-27 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
As a veteran of many hurricanes while living on the FL Gulf coast, I can tell you that it is much better to get prepared and not need it than the other way round. I also know that storm track prediction technology isn't perfect. On 27/01/2015 1:34 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: People in