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RYANSTULC 11-08-2008 10:18 PM

Snow day in Rapid City
 
The snow started Wednesday night, and didn't stop until Friday morning.
40 - 50 MPH sustained winds. Zero visibility. Almost 340 miles of I-90 were closed for all of Thursday.
These pics were taken @ my house, and the road about 1 block from my house. Drifts were super-big in spots.
I didn't get any pics of Thursday morning when I tried to get through the drift.
I ended up winching off another stuck truck to get out,,,and back to my garage. Fun hour-long ordeal in which I only drove 100 yards.:rofl:

http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/b...8/PB060004.jpg
http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/b...8/PB060005.jpg
http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/b...8/PB060006.jpg
http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/b...8/PB060007.jpg
http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/b...8/PB060008.jpg
http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/b...8/PB060009.jpg
http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/b...8/PB060010.jpg

2005X 11-08-2008 10:20 PM

you suck, i am jealous

CJnaTJ 11-09-2008 09:31 AM

Holy cow! That doesn't look like the 'pretty soft wet snow', either (is there such a thing as 'pretty' snow!?). It looks like that crappy little dry cold-arse snow that you can't really shovel/blow out of the driveway b/c it just drifts back a few hours later.

Yuck. Make sure you keep that stuff up there!

RogueSpear2023 11-09-2008 11:38 AM

Couldn't you tell mother nature to let up on you and drop some of that here in central MN, all we got was a few inches of rain and a dusting of snow. It was rather pitifull

WheelinInSD 12-12-2008 03:11 PM

That day sucked!

too cold to even enjoy the snow.

norsky 12-12-2008 05:58 PM

WOW, I guess I know what is heading our way!

2005X 12-12-2008 07:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MNJeep99 (Post 6166684)
WOW, I guess I know what is heading our way!

must be a slow storm since this was posted 11-08-08

norsky 12-17-2008 10:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 2005X (Post 6167201)
must be a slow storm since this was posted 11-08-08

LOL, I didn't realize that. I just knew there was some bad weather coming and figured it was current.. :hahaha: @ me.

BigFire 03-31-2009 04:00 PM

Here is mine from the same storm in Belle Fourche:

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h2...PICT0001-1.jpg

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h2...PICT0002-2.jpg

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h2...PICT0010-1.jpg

I am on the fire dept here in Belle, and we had a Rescue call at 11pm. I returned home at 3am, and tried to bust through this drift. Didn't work out well as you can see. When I dug out the next day, I was so high centered, the bottom of my right back tire was actually a foot from the pavement. :rofl:


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