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Old March 19th, 2012, 09:52 PM   #21
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Old March 19th, 2012, 10:02 PM   #22
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There was a huge ice storm in '77, I remember my dad having to snowshoe to the 7-11 to get emergency supplies. The winter before that, Christmas day was 55 degrees, and we played outside in shorts. That summer, we also got a hail storm in the city of Saginaw that dropped a foot of golf ball sized hail stones. It took nearly 2 days to melt. Streets were unpassable, the ice would just jam up in front of your tires, and there were rivers of melting runoff flooding every intersection. It was cool!
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Old March 19th, 2012, 10:09 PM   #23
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One time, at band camp....
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Old March 20th, 2012, 04:12 PM   #24
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The winter of 79-80 was real mild, no snow! I bought my first brand new snowmobile only to put like 10 miles on it! Hell even Tip-Up town that year
didn't have any snow!
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Old March 20th, 2012, 04:37 PM   #25
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Take this with a grain of salt.

A friend of mine has a client who told him the last time there was a winter like this was 1954?????

EDIT: A quick search showed that there was not much snow that year.

= http://www.mtu.edu/alumni/favorites/.../snowfall.html
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Old March 20th, 2012, 08:22 PM   #26
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Just wait...... it ain't April yet.
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Old March 20th, 2012, 09:04 PM   #27
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winter as we know it is over...sorry today was proof. Today I saw a snake, got a sun burn and played 18 holes of golf. These are three things I have never done in the middle of March in Michigan
I agree. I was merely asking if people think there is a Correlation between a Very mild winter and the next year being crazy.

I Swam in the lake at camp yesterday and today. Looking for tools that I dropped while working on the docks in the winter. I didn't even need a towel when I got out.

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Just wait...... it ain't April yet.
We haven't taken our plows off the trucks or anything yet. Well....Except the Curtis plow, but that is supposed to come off easy.
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Old March 20th, 2012, 10:09 PM   #28
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Christmas 81/82ish 75 degrees and sunny
1998 mid feb 65 sunny on The day I bought my speed boat.
I dont remember any warm winters in the 70's , My father raced sleds every winter and we never had a bad season
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Old March 20th, 2012, 10:39 PM   #29
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Christmas 81/82ish 75 degrees and sunny
1998 mid feb 65 sunny on The day I bought my speed boat.
I dont remember any warm winters in the 70's , My father raced sleds every winter and we never had a bad season
Detroit: 1981 Dec 25th high of 33 low of 19
1982 Dec 25th high of 60 low of 53
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Old March 20th, 2012, 10:43 PM   #30
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I remember a winter or summer when it was either much warmer or possibly a lot colder than other winters or summers. Maybe.
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 05:25 PM   #31
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That was so long ago. I was driving a Buick back then & do remember actually putting chains on my tires during that blizzard. One flew off and I never found it. I was working at The Oakland Press back then.
The year before I was driving an ElCamino and didn't have any problems driving due to the lack of winter issues.
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 06:42 PM   #32
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I remember Mick Jagger singing "Hey! You! Get Off of My Lawn!"
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