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Iowa winter is here!

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by GSS LLC, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. GSS LLC

    GSS LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 640


    Last winter sucked and this winter looks to be more of the same.
  2. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,400

    Dont lose faith just yet!!!

    FISHERBOY Senior Member
    Messages: 542

  4. RJ lindblom

    RJ lindblom Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    It is getting pretty chilly in Omaha.
  5. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    Green winter
  6. ultimatelawns

    ultimatelawns Member
    Messages: 52

    Thinking about mowing the yard in a couple days when it warms up.
  7. Moose's Mowing

    Moose's Mowing Senior Member
    from SE PA
    Messages: 198

    Iowa has hills? when the hell did that happen?
  8. RJ lindblom

    RJ lindblom Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    Eastern Iowa has a nice rolling hills and the breaks of the Mississippi River. The western Iowa has the Missouri River valley. Coming home today from Omaha we back in South Dakota before sunrise.
  9. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    I love winters like that, any houses for sale. Golf course still open?
  10. jvm81

    jvm81 Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 387

    I dont mind this type of winter as I am about 3 hours from omaha. Heck were still landscaping, putting bullet edgers in and retaining walls. Rocking, no plantings though but I think if you stuck with watering they actually may take hold. I like this weather!
  11. DodgerFan

    DodgerFan Senior Member
    Messages: 111

    I thought the same, it actually could use 1 more pass but that's what I thought last time :)
  12. icl

    icl Member
    Messages: 30

    Well, its here now and Mother Nature is not happy with Central Iowa. Projected 12.4 inches per KCCI, with 2-3 hours of thunder snow! With the drought I will take all she can dish.
  13. RJ lindblom

    RJ lindblom Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    You're lucky. It is dryer then Grandpa's scalp here.
  14. MajorDave

    MajorDave Senior Member
    Messages: 968

    Was stationed in Waterloo for 3 years 96-99...was amazed how it could snow 15 inches and you could still see the ground in the corn fields! Then there would be drifts higher than some houses on the roads! The farmers would get those blowers out and blow that snow a mile high - my kids and I would just go and watch! Got my first Dodge (96) from there...ummm - Deery was the dealer name - No - I must be thinking of "John Deer!" Damn can't remember - the dealer was in Cedar Falls...maybe that was it - now I'm rambling. Actually lived in a little town called Dunkerton - all these towns surrounded little grain elevators. Great 3 years of my service - Great people - still stay in touch........
  15. Krumm

    Krumm Member
    from CR, IA
    Messages: 51

    Deery is the right name. I don't know if its Deery brothers up there or one of there names? I haven't been up that way for awhile.
  16. MajorDave

    MajorDave Senior Member
    Messages: 968

    Ya - OK - I thought that was it! Gotta great deal too...only had a few miles on it - now over 100k and she is still going...
  17. icl

    icl Member
    Messages: 30

    Went to bed last night and the local news KCCI( Des MOines) said 1/2" for Tuesday. Woke up to go to a paver seminar and we had that at 730 am when I left. Think we ended up with about 7". I will try to take soe pics when I clean up in the morning. I have been meaning to take some for the stack thread in regards to a pick up. I think I have some decent 9-10 foot stacks with the truck!

    To be honest it was kind of a crap show not expecting it, and with warm concrete temps, bordering freezing all day and a wet snow, not to happy with the end result in regards to snow pack.