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Unread 11-08-2008, 10:18 PM   #1
RYANSTULC
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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.









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Unread 11-08-2008, 10:20 PM   #2
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you suck, i am jealous
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Unread 11-09-2008, 09:31 AM   #3
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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!
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Unread 11-09-2008, 11:38 AM   #4
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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
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Unread 12-12-2008, 03:11 PM   #5
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That day sucked!

too cold to even enjoy the snow.
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Unread 12-12-2008, 05:58 PM   #6
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WOW, I guess I know what is heading our way!
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Unread 12-12-2008, 07:43 PM   #7
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WOW, I guess I know what is heading our way!
must be a slow storm since this was posted 11-08-08
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Unread 12-17-2008, 10:50 AM   #8
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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.. @ me.
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Unread 03-31-2009, 04:00 PM   #9
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Here is mine from the same storm in Belle Fourche:







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.
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