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HangerQueen
03-04-2004, 08:59 PM
Over the last day, we've had 21 cm of snow in Daejon (South Korea) and it's still coming. We're getting thunder and lightning now, too. Unbelievable. I've never heard of a thundersnowstorm before. I've been here for 5 years and it's never snowed like this.

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HangerQueen
03-04-2004, 08:59 PM
Over the last day, we've had 21 cm of snow in Daejon (South Korea) and it's still coming. We're getting thunder and lightning now, too. Unbelievable. I've never heard of a thundersnowstorm before. I've been here for 5 years and it's never snowed like this.

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Blade_X__
03-04-2004, 09:01 PM
Live in Canada for a few years...watch as we get dumped with 2feet of snow a day. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

VW-IceFire
03-04-2004, 09:14 PM
Used to this stuff in Canada...even the occasional thunder/lightning in a snow storm (pretty rare but not impossible or unheard of).

Getting 21cm is what we typically expect from a good storm. Nova Scotia got socked with more than 50cm I think it was...now thats snow http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Of course, we're prepared for it on a regular basis. I bet South Korea isn't.

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ZG77_Nagual
03-04-2004, 09:18 PM
here in Michigan we have pools of liquid hydrogen through most of the winter. Quantum singularities fall from the sky. In spring the street crews have to clean up all the broken shards of people who got caught outside, froze solid and shattered.

HangerQueen
03-04-2004, 09:32 PM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by VW-IceFire:
Used to this stuff in Canada...even the occasional thunder/lightning in a snow storm (pretty rare but not impossible or unheard of).

Getting 21cm is what we typically expect from a good storm. Nova Scotia got socked with more than 50cm I think it was...now thats snow http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Of course, we're prepared for it on a regular basis. I bet South Korea isn't.

You would expect this sort of snow in Kangwondo (North-East of S. Korea, very mountainous). But Daejon usually has relatively mild weather. I feel sorry for the poor folks in N. Korea, they'll be getting it much worse than us. And without electricity/central heating too.

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corvette93
03-04-2004, 09:49 PM
That's the reason I moved to Arizona. If I never see that white s--t again for the rest of my life it would be too soon.

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Oso2323
03-04-2004, 10:19 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Getting 21cm is what we typically expect from a good storm. Nova Scotia got socked with more than 50cm I think it was...now thats snow

Of course, we're prepared for it on a regular basis. I bet South Korea isn't.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Unless you're from Toronto - 3cm of snow is enough to flip everyone's wig ...I won't mention the army.

DynamicBass
03-04-2004, 10:23 PM
Only ever seen snow once in my life, that was for a day and a half! In my 34 years of life in South Africa that was the only time it snowed. Even our winters are often mild with full sunshine most of the time.

To us snow would be great fun! - Then again we don't know the reality of daily snow.

We have the highest rate of thunder and lightning in the in the world I believe, and it is great to watch. Immense power!!

I have even seen a few lightining strikes almost below me, through a patch in the clouds whilst flying in a Airbus over our Drakensburg mountain range. It looks very different from the air and has very different colouring (a vived purple colour)

HangerQueen
03-04-2004, 10:48 PM
Watching lightning strikes under you? That sounds seriously scary. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

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lbhskier37
03-05-2004, 12:21 AM
I live on the flats in central wisconsin. We usually dont get huge snow, but we get cold. I remember it hitting -80 with the windchill a few times in my 21 years. No one left the house on those days, downright dangerous. As for thundersnowstorms, I remember a night a few years back driving out to my friends party. We were driving across the flats with the snow pounding, got about a foot that night, but every once in a while the lightning would light up the flats, reflecting of the snow. You could see for miles for that split second, pretty cool to see. On the way home from the party my friends Toyota Celica was pushing snow with the front air damm, pretty cool night.

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pourshot
03-05-2004, 12:57 AM
I have never seen snow but I bet it sucks to be stuck indoors all the time.

Ah I love Sydney weather http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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Old_Canuck
03-05-2004, 01:41 AM
HangerQueen, which color do you want?

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madsarmy
03-05-2004, 03:18 AM
We only gotta have 1" of snow here in the UK & the whole country turns into chaoshttp://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

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widgeon
03-05-2004, 05:53 AM
Indoors?

Never,

http://www.arctic-cat.com/snowmobiles/lineups/specs.asp?y=41&c=91&s=47&m=319

Add to that some cross country sking and winters fly by.

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ronsterb26
03-05-2004, 07:15 AM
We just got 3" of snow last week (and thunder).
on a Thursday here in the "sunny" South. About 30 miles NE of Atlanta. Funny thing is, I played golf the Saturday before and after the storm. Thats how I like my "snow".

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NorrisMcWhirter
03-05-2004, 07:25 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by madsarmy:
We only gotta have 1" of snow here in the UK & the whole country turns into chaoshttp://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

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Hi,

1''? Yep - you are right, m8.

I remember being stuck in a traffic jam for four hours just because there was an inch of snow on the road - The entire city was gridlocked.

Snow, leaves on the line, blah blah blah. Advanced Western country, my a*se.

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pinche_bolillo
03-05-2004, 07:29 AM
well all I can say is that the snow fall rate is definately over modeled!

I wish we had snow 9 months out of the year where I live, but we dont http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

ShVAK
03-05-2004, 07:34 AM
Actually, the recent storm in Nova Scotia netted us here in Halifax with a record 97cm in just over 24 hours!

Eastern Newfoundland received over 10 feet of snowfall over one winter about 4 years ago. Good for ski-dooing, bad for motorcycling!

jensenpark
03-05-2004, 06:52 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by ShVAK:
Actually, the recent storm in Nova Scotia netted us here in Halifax with a record 97cm in just over 24 hours!

Eastern Newfoundland received over 10 feet of snowfall over one winter about 4 years ago. Good for ski-dooing, bad for motorcycling!<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Actually it was 22 1/2 feet...winter of 2000/01 in Newfoundland. I was just lucky enough to be living in St John's at the time. And it is bloody heavy, wet snow as well.
Saw lightning once during a snowstortm...very freaky. Apparently only happens every 50 years or so.

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GT182
03-05-2004, 08:18 PM
I agree with VW-IceFire. Up here in Northern New York on the Canadian border, we see the same thing, snow and thunder/lightning at the same time. Very weird to say the least.

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mortoma
03-05-2004, 09:07 PM
Wow, an inch of snow in Britain is holy hell?? In Indiana, we don't even notice when we get that little. The traffic stays normal because we are used to driving on it. And Indiana is relatively snow free compared to the tier of states to the north of us, like Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and the like.

JoachimvMayern
03-05-2004, 10:48 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by corvette93:
That's the reason I moved to Arizona. If I never see that white s--t again for the rest of my life it would be too soon.

Deutschland siegt an allen fronten.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Amen to that! I don't mind visiting that stuff, but I hate snow and cold weather. I love when it's 90 degrees and humid.

CARBONFREEZE
03-06-2004, 01:19 AM
Bah. Don't come to Alaska, where the real snow is (we don't need anymore idiots).

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