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It´s a winter mess from the
Southwest to the Northeast

CNN, by Ed Payne

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/6/2013 5:31:22 AM

No matter how you spell it, ice is a four letter word Friday. Just ask folks living anywhere from Texas to Tennessee. Those areas are in the bulls eye of a treacherous ice storm, threatening to coat everything in its path with up to an inch of frozen water. Ice is slippery, but also heavy. It tends to bring down tree limbs and power lines when accumulations get thick. In Tennessee, Memphis Light, Gas and Water has 426,000 customers and is ready for the worst. "MLGW employees have been monitoring this winter storm situation and we have all of our

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Here in northeast Texas, everything is covered in ice and it´s sleeting so hard that the clicking against the windows interferes with conversation.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rather Read, 12/6/2013 5:54:25 AM     (No. 9642460)

We might get some - we might not. My father is 92 and has dementia. I have lots of blankets for him. I LOATHE ice!!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: surfhut, 12/6/2013 6:46:19 AM     (No. 9642489)

The roads are a mess here in OKC, but it sure is pretty.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/6/2013 6:59:13 AM     (No. 9642505)

I guess I´m one of those outdated 50´s type people who still believe God controls the weather or at least somewhat believe weird weather conditions are part of the Earth´s self maintenance. I also believe God gave people the innate ability to cope with changing weather conditions.What I love about record this and record that dates back to the 1800´s is some cases,long before gas engines.We´re in a much larger weather/climate cycle but we have no way to measure that before thermometers and such came along.

i wonder what early liberals blamed the dust bowls and potato famines on.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 12/6/2013 7:41:19 AM     (No. 9642550)

"It´s winter from the Southwest to the Northeast". There, fixed the headline.
Now if we could only ban hyperbole and exaggeration the weather wouldn´t be nearly so bad.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/6/2013 7:51:26 AM     (No. 9642562)

Finally! Something that CNN could almost be trusted to report without too much of a slant-the weather!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: EnsignO, 12/6/2013 9:00:15 AM     (No. 9642667)

All Ldotters who are in the affected area - please be careful if you go out. Stay warm, but if you lose power - be careful using other ways to stay warm or to light your homes.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/6/2013 9:51:03 AM     (No. 9642753)

OP, you´re lucky if you´ve got somebody to talk to at five in the morning on a day like this. I get up with the chickens, but my family, with no school and offices closed, sleeps in. I won´t hear a word out of them til at least nine.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/6/2013 12:59:20 PM     (No. 9643133)

Darn that Blobal Blarming brought to us by the Blathering Bidiots in BS Land...

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