Lake Effect Snow Event!!

Discussion in 'The Clubhouse Bar' started by DC, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. DC

    DC Guest

    Thats right, rolling right off the Great Lake 1 mile to the north of me, tons of Lake Effect Snow!!!

    More is on the way, but so far from early today, until now we've gotten this much:


    ^ My Back Deck

    View from Front Window towards neighbors house:


    More on the way, hopin to have school off tomorrow!
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  3. DC

    DC Guest

    Also, a little factoid here:

    Lake effect snow only happens in a few remote areas around the entire world, Lake Erie being one of them, this snow is not generated off of a storm, but off of NW winds which carry moisture to literally produce snow off the lake, in essence its a snow machine.
  4. woosaah

    woosaah Guest

    i like how the table looks in the first pic
  5. gjohn85

    gjohn85 Guest

    I can see DC will use these pics in a new sig shortly.
  6. DC

    DC Guest

    Alright im going to be posting a few more pics here in a sec, were supposed to get 12-28 inches today and tomorrow heres what ive got so far today..

    pics in a sec..




  7. getofmeland

    getofmeland Guest

    Is that a Hot Tub DC??
  8. DC

    DC Guest

    yea lol, wont be usin it till i scrape that snow off!!
  9. Is it cold?
  10. getofmeland

    getofmeland Guest

    No a hot tub would be warm, if it wasnt it would just be a cold tub
  11. Thanks for explaining the importance of a hot tub charlie..

    whats the workig temperature?

    DC- whats the temp there?
  12. Rugby_Cymru

    Rugby_Cymru Guest

    Those are some absolutely STUNNING pictures.
    I haven't seen any snow for well over a year...i think all the smog of cardiff just melts it and turns it into rain before it lands here.

    One much fun is it playing rugby in 2 and a half feet of snow?

  13. DC

    DC Guest

    Today it was 20*F or so this weekend on sunday its going to be a high of 7*F and a low of -2*F, that will be one cold day!!!

    The lake is starting to freeze over however, i think its the only great lake that completely freezes, and once that happens we will only get major snowfall from clippers and nor'easters and such, no more lake effect :( .

    Ahh tough one, i love seeing the snow!! Suprised you guys cant get a lake effect type snow off the Irish Sea!!

    Well actually i prefer playing on normal grass pitches! The snow is sooo hard to run through, and the footing is atrocious, but one good thing is, well, it actually feels good to fall into the snow!

    If you ever want a great workout run through 1 foot of snow, man oh man i guess that part of the rocky movie was true :eek:
  14. f***ing fahrenheits.... CELCIUS please... sounds cold though.. :p
  15. DC

    DC Guest

    Today it was -6*C or so this weekend on sunday its going to be a high of -13*C and a low of -18*C
  16. blwalt17

    blwalt17 Guest

    i hate you and your snow. just kidding. no major snowfall at all this winter. tonight is scheduled for a 1 incher. nothing too major.
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