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Nuclear Unicorn

(19,497 posts)
Mon Oct 12, 2015, 11:07 AM Oct 2015

We're finishing up our prepping

NOAA and the Farmer's Almanac both say we're due for a huge blizzard around 20" to 30" of snow. We get one every 8 to 12 years where I live and its been 9 years since the last one.

We have 3 weeks of feed for us and our livestock, generator, fuel, gas cookers, lamps, candles, games, books, etc.

It never hurts to be prepared.

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We're finishing up our prepping (Original Post) Nuclear Unicorn Oct 2015 OP
I've had two 24+ inch blizzards in just the last two years. NutmegYankee Oct 2015 #1
I bought a brand new one for this Winter. MineralMan Oct 2015 #4
What part of the country are you in? (nt) enough Oct 2015 #2
Mid-west, just east of the Rockies. Nuclear Unicorn Oct 2015 #5
Where in the country are you? MineralMan Oct 2015 #3
Always good to be prepared when you can Marrah_G Oct 2015 #6

NutmegYankee

(16,252 posts)
1. I've had two 24+ inch blizzards in just the last two years.
Mon Oct 12, 2015, 11:29 AM
Oct 2015

If you make it any snow over 20", I've had three since 2011.

The most important thing - A snowblower.


MineralMan

(146,532 posts)
4. I bought a brand new one for this Winter.
Mon Oct 12, 2015, 11:42 AM
Oct 2015

My 11-year-old one was still working, but not perfectly.

In Minnesota, we need a two-stage one at least a couple of times a year. I gave my old one to a neighbor who can't afford one. It is still running, so he'll have a head-start for this winter.

Marrah_G

(28,581 posts)
6. Always good to be prepared when you can
Mon Oct 12, 2015, 01:05 PM
Oct 2015

Even just a week without power in the city is very difficult, so people should follow the lead of folks like you.

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