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ct snowstorm october 29-30

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by mjlawncare, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. mjlawncare

    mjlawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    ended up with 15-16 inchs in my town heres a few pics





    october snow 11.jpg
  2. mjlawncare

    mjlawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    another pic cpl piles

    snow fun.jpg
  3. 07F-250V10

    07F-250V10 Senior Member
    Messages: 114

    Is this the earliest youve plowed in your area?
  4. DaveCN5

    DaveCN5 Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    My parents are in Newtown and they said they got 15" with 97% of the town without power and they were given a week ETA for power to be back. Thank god I split wood for them the last time I went to visit them. My friend is also a fire Lt. near there and he said they ran 168 wires down calls from the time it started snowing. CRAZY!

    I'm ready for some snow up here in Central Michigan! We are ready with the exception of moving our skid steers, back hoe, and wheel loader to the sites.
  5. mjlawncare

    mjlawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    yes this is deff the most snow we have seen in october it has snowed before a few inchs in october but nothing like this there are trees and powerlines down everywhere blocking roads couldnt make it to a commercial account because of downed trees laying across the roads
  6. mjlawncare

    mjlawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    this is a funeral home i take care off 3 trees this size downed in the parkinglot

  7. abbe

    abbe Senior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 718

    holy crap! in providence we had zilch
  8. sn95vert

    sn95vert Senior Member
    Messages: 147

  9. sn95vert

    sn95vert Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    I laughed when I seen this.
  10. mjlawncare

    mjlawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    it was like driving through a maze on alot of roads trees everywhere
  11. gene gls

    gene gls PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 481

    And the tree huggers complain when the towns and utility companys want to cut to protect the wires from damage. Our town did some major cutting the last 2 years and we had minor damage this storm. Towns around us look like a war zone.
  12. mjlawncare

    mjlawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    war zone is the perfect word looks like a bomb went off in alot of spots
  13. plowman4life

    plowman4life Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    we were preety bad also. only saw about 6-8 in north middlesex county. but town looked like a warzone. most roads in town are passible but still have a few that you cant get down
  14. sn95vert

    sn95vert Senior Member
    Messages: 147



    ^^ Too funny! ^^
  15. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    Where I live in Lake Carmel, NY got 16-18", my excavating shop in Poughkeepsie got 6" only 30 minutes away--1000' difference in elevation.Sat. Night had me on pins and needles-- took a back road to avoid the morons on the main road--couldn't make 1 steep hill with my snowmobile trailer with my generator on it,slid backwards 50',jacknifed with the trailer hanging over the cliff.I have no idea how all of a sudden I was able to get going with the trailer jammed up against my trucks rear tire with all that snow and ice and then with the tires clawing for traction I made it up the mountain.10 minutes later now on the main road, a guy slams into the side of the trailer--only harm was to his car. Then sliding for 45 minutes on a state road (Rt. 52) with app. 12" of snow, trees and wires down every 1000' or so.Then at 10 Pm to fire up the generator.NOT FUN!!
  16. mjlawncare

    mjlawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    defff made a big difference in elevation my town averages 800 -1000 ft and we had alot more snow then some of the surrounding towns that are 500-700ft elevation but all and all didnt matter wat elevation you were at trees and powerlines were down every where and yes the roads wee super slick especially the first hour or 2 wen it was sticking to the pavement i almost went off the road my self in 4wheel and good tires
  17. braceyaself

    braceyaself Member
    from ct
    Messages: 63

    war zone is perfect. We got hammered!
  18. linckeil

    linckeil PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,272

    i'm in newtown - power is now 95% out. estimates are for sunday night - a full 8 days without power... i got the woodstove cranking and brought in a half cord the day before the storm.
  19. DaveCN5

    DaveCN5 Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    No kidding. I grew up there. Live off Toddy Hill. Luckily my uncle lives in Wilton and they have power so my parents have been driving over there to sleep, eat, and take showers.
  20. advl66

    advl66 Senior Member
    Messages: 189

    mj, im a volunteer firefighter for wolcott, a lot of roads looked like a war zone. we were out nonstop throughout the storm.