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We had about an inch of pebbly snow, and the porch temperature is about 9. Government offices are closed. Roads will be extremely hazardous, and even with the expected sun, the shady areas will not melt today. Refreeze will come … Continue reading
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It’s no secret that it’s cold. The lowest we’ve seen on the porch is 7, but a friend who is over by the Toccoa tailrace had 5 the other morning. This morning, it was about 12 on the porch, and … Continue reading
We got 6-8 inches starting Friday morning, and accumulating at least 5 inches by noon. Our power went off Saturday morning and stayed off until late yesterday afternoon. Many people lost power on Friday. The Blue Ridge Mountain EMC reported … Continue reading
As a snow update, the EMS has just texted that the roads are becoming extremely dangerous, and they ask that everyone stay off the roads. Here at our location, about a mile southeast of Mineral Bluff, it has continued to … Continue reading
I’ve injured my arm in a way that makes it tough to type. But if the early winter continues, the real estate market will shut down for the year early – perhaps even before Thanksgiving. In a normal year, it … Continue reading
The string of wonderful fall days that we were having was broken by the rain brought by Nate. It may have been a good thing, as the woods were getting awfully dry. We’ve had about two inches at our place, … Continue reading
We’ve had a string of wonderful fall days, starting around 60 and ending in the low 70s on the porch in the afternoon, with a nice breeze. The leaves are beginning to turn and fall, but no real color yet. … Continue reading
At least where we are, about a mile southeast of Mineral Bluff, there doesn’t seem to be any damage. I don’t see any down trees, at least on our property. I slept through most of the storm, but from what … Continue reading