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Old 12-09-2018, 05:14 PM
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Here in the KC area we often get freezing rain topped with snow. That is the worst - nothing can move and 4 wheel drive is useless.
Yep, freezing rain directly on the road (with or without snow on top)...is as bad as it gets.

Since the late 70's up north, I had either a 4X4 pickup or all wheel drive car...and still put studded snow tires on them in the winter.

Sometimes the only thing I could do to stay on the road (crown of road wanted to put you in the ditch), was to almost let it idle in 2nd or 3rd gear...with almost no accelerator input.
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Old 12-09-2018, 07:20 PM
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Asheville, NC.............12 inches of snow.
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Old 12-10-2018, 11:44 AM
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Well the storm went past us and was a little weaker than predicted. Only got about 3 inches of snow with some freezing rain on top of it. Not too bad actually. I can work from home for a day or so... here’s a picture from the deck
Nice deck! On a lake?
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Old 12-14-2018, 04:01 PM
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Nice deck! On a lake?
Yes, we live on a small lake (abut 4 miles long) in NC.

25 years here in this house coming up in February. It has been nice, but it is a lot of work.

(Oh, by the way, it will be up for sale in the spring...)
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