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Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby scoundrel2u [OP] » December 8th 2016, 11:36pm

It's snowing today in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... and everywhere in between.
Are you ready for winter?
Is your van winterized yet?
Yay or yuck? :shrug:
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby WimpTech » December 8th 2016, 11:49pm

READY!

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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby scoundrel2u [OP] » December 8th 2016, 11:56pm

Were you ready for that 6.8 earthquake last night or this morning in CA, too? (yikes!, saw it on the news this morning)
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby TurnNburn » December 9th 2016, 12:01am

12'' in town and counting with probably 6 inches on the ground(im parked under a tree so it doesn't show as much). These tires have amazing grip in the snow and the 233 t case is working beautifully. I have been in 4 wheel drive for 4 days now. So Im ready as I will ever be.

Like whimpy said in a earlier conversation about snow, " I have an AWD astro, what could possibly go wrong".

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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby WimpTech » December 9th 2016, 12:03am

Didn't know there was one! haha I'm in SoCal, I get to ride the waves on the big one... coming soon to a theater near me.
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby scoundrel2u [OP] » December 9th 2016, 12:19am

your state (CA) could get the double whammy... The san andreas fault & the cascadia subduction zone. Surfs up !
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby CopperFiremistCopperFiremist is online! » December 9th 2016, 12:59am

Beyond ready! Been waiting all day for it! Nothing yet in North Seattle.


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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby WimpTech » December 9th 2016, 1:09am

OOOOoooooo... she's SEXAAAY!
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby Meterpig » December 9th 2016, 10:20am

18 inches of clearance. I worry once the snow gets beyond 12 inches in depth. Anything less..I laugh passing the Subarus.
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby TurnNburn » December 14th 2016, 6:12pm

So with this big storm we are getting now are Seattle and Portland getting more snow again?

Forcast for today is 11-19 inches in bend.
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby CopperFiremistCopperFiremist is online! » December 14th 2016, 6:56pm

Sunny and cold here! Seattle shuts down if it snows more than an inch. Though I would love it snow 11-18 inches
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby WimpTech » December 14th 2016, 7:23pm

11-19 inches.. thats what SHE said!
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby TurnNburn » December 14th 2016, 7:31pm

I need to switch to metric or something. Its not a naughty sounding when I say its 280-482mm. 170mm has landed since it started this morning and its not even noon yet!

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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby nonhog » December 14th 2016, 8:44pm

The inch plus we got (my neighborhood) didn't need to disturb my Safari. LOL
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby TurnNburn » December 15th 2016, 6:37pm

Well, we ended up getting 22 inches last night. so far it has been mostly YAY for the snow, but I think that is has reached the level of YUCK. Not for the astro, but because of all of the idiots out there trying to drive their little cars and getting stuck and forcing me to pull them out so that I can continue on my way.

How much did you guys end up with?
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby YakClimber78 » December 15th 2016, 6:47pm

+1 for READY FOR SNOW!!!
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby 1lowcab » December 15th 2016, 8:41pm

We got 5" here in OH the other day and I had mine out playing in it.

This is my first astro and my first awd vehicle and all I can say is WOW! It is pretty much unstoppable and that is with street tires, can't wait till I get some bfg at ko2 tires on it.....but that won't be till after the lift.

I took it out to a buddies tree stand out in the woods a week or so ago, up some pretty rough/muddy trails and he was very impressed. It does just as good as some true 4x4 trucks I've had minus the low range.

In other words, BRING ON THE SNOW!!!! :twisted:
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Re: Snowing in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR ... Yay or yuck?

Postby WimpTech » December 16th 2016, 5:46am

YakClimber78 wrote:+1 for READY FOR SNOW!!!


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