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[poll] 2018/2019 SCM Snow Pool

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Juliann
Mon Apr 29 2019, 10:24AM

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doo·hick·ey wrote ...

I'm out at 76. I shot a bit higher than our average.
That's funny Benny, overthunked, heh. We didn't get too slammed all at once, for such an abundant season the storms were well spaced apart.
If I remember, think it was that 2009-2010 winter.. that dumped 4-5 foot in just a few days? I was living on Wendy (not Anita then) they were running the giant snow blowers.


Yeah, that January 2010 snow I have at 5'. in upper Moonridge. We couldn't even come up to Big Bear the weekend of January 23 due to road closures and Big Bear was basically closed to non-residents by 1/25. A fulltimer man across the street in his house with his wife stuck down the hill and her elderly mother was ill in the house with him. Must have been quite the week for him! As I remember the schools up here were closed for at least a week. We hired a snow plow company for the first time ever since building our cabin in '02 to plow our driveway before we came up 1/29.. Always before husband with his snowblower could handle it. Not many storms since then have been that big! And the '10 storm really helped the lake level increase : )
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Benny ⭐
Thu May 16 2019, 05:34PM


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Yes, Congratulations are in order for Canvas Man! Winner of the snow pool this season!!!

We received 82" of snow, a great year, compared to our average of about 62", add to that all the rainfall and our lake come up nearly 9 feet!

We still have a ways to go with our lake down approx 10 feet, but we're in much better shape then we would've been.

There is more precip in the forecast so hopefully we'll be adding to our rain and snowfall totals; congratz on an excellent snow forecast!!!

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Less we forget Canvas Man, winner of the coveted lifetime subscription to Socalmountains!!!!!!

And your check is in the mail!

"Halo around the sun or moon, rain or snow soon."
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Skyline Drive
Mon May 20 2019, 05:27AM

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Benny ⭐ wrote ...

Yes, Congratulations are in order for Canvas Man! Winner of the snow pool this season!!!

We received 82" of snow, a great year, compared to our average of about 62", add to that all the rainfall and our lake come up nearly 9 feet!

We still have a ways to go with our lake down approx 10 feet, but we're in much better shape then we would've been.

There is more precip in the forecast so hopefully we'll be adding to our rain and snowfall totals; congratz on an excellent snow forecast!!!



Rhubarb ? I need another 100 inches. The unoffical Offical life time award


I hope the Indian test pattern avatar makes snowflakes melt
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SSJ2012
Mon May 20 2019, 10:41PM
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somehow Mother Nature and I lost a week, thought the 15th was this week...

But seriously, can someone please tell summer to get here...
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Skyline Drive
Fri May 24 2019, 05:43AM

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Is this going to be one of them 3-month summer, late snow season May then an early September snow? Seems like the snow just melted

I hope the Indian test pattern avatar makes snowflakes melt
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ButlerPeakFire
Fri May 24 2019, 08:01AM

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Skyline Drive wrote ...

Is this going to be one of them 3-month summer, late snow season May then an early September snow? Seems like the snow just melted


That would be pretty great!


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Fri May 24 2019, 08:37AM
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Skyline Drive wrote ...

Is this going to be one of them 3-month summer, late snow season May then an early September snow? Seems like the snow just melted

I have a bunch work on the house planned for the Summer, so my guess is absolutely it’ll be short summer with above average thunderstorms. I’ll let everyone the week I plan on redoing my roof, so you’ll be prepared for major downpours
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So now that it looks like it's finally over, I think a consolation prize of a lifetime membership should go to BetweenStars for getting the true total correct at 86 inches.

Don't blame me! I was left unsupervised!
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Craig ⭐
Aug 24 : 09:43pm
BTS museum is cool!

Between ⭐️S
Aug 24 : 09:34pm
I am not a flatlander but I do have a flat head.... forgot where I was going with this. Anyway, have a great Sunday everyone. Oh, I know, visit the Museum, sit in the shade with a cool sarsaparilla, and have a nice time. Yea, that was it.

EvaJ
Aug 24 : 09:09pm
From the other side of the coin: I was driving DTH, going the speed limit and had a line of cars in front of me. A old jeep came up on me very fast so I planned to use the next turnout. He didn't give me time to get there and he passed (illegally) on a curve only to nearly rear end the next car in line. He screamed at me as he went by. Did he have a woman in labor in the car? What on earth could be important enough to risk a head on collision? This isn't the only time I've had this happen over the years but it's usually a sports car. For those of you that flash you lights at me when I use the turnout for you...thanks! I always say" ahhh...you're welcome!" out loud. My dog probably thinks I'm insane. She could be right.

dsrtpsn
Aug 24 : 06:51pm
I drive the Idyllwild road from Palm Desert, faster than most. I am more comfortable on mountain roads than freeways, but if someone is behind me, ill gladly let them pass, or ill pull over.

BBNona
Aug 24 : 05:58pm
Tlingit! I just think we all need to obey the law! If you want to drive slow, then pull over! That’s all

SDGrandma
Aug 24 : 05:01pm
wolfman If you go to the CA DMV webpage you can obtain the information for Driving laws in 103 languages!! When you go into a DMV office to pick up a Driver's Lic handbook, you can barely find an English one but they have one for every language listed. In each of those books there is clearly stated about the turnouts. Just like you and I if we have California Driver's License we are signing off to knowing all these laws and nowadays anyone can get a license. SO maybe during busy season some more CHP monitoring is needed which also generates income for the State so people get the message. To put a sign up with all the languages would obstruct the beautiful views of the mountains. If a poll be taken I would bet that 99% of the people who speed up etc speck only English! Can I mention!fanit dumb drivers again?

bluemeadow
Aug 24 : 04:55pm
Assimilation is important and you do need to learn the language of the land you live in. It's also important that people from everywhere that might travel up here be able to decipher traffic rules. This is for everyone's safety. This is why the rest of the world has standard traffic signs, often in universal symbols and in several languages, including English. Just yesterday in the Von's parking lot, there vas a German van that was traveling around the world, starting from Germany, They had already done much of Europe and African, are in the middle of North America and are traveling down through South America. So you never know where people up here might have come from! It said 2mitBulliumdie welt.de

SDGrandma
Aug 24 : 04:44pm
Been going up to Big Bear for 60 years! Would love to live there but just has not worked out. I refer to myself as a flatlander and an old one! I live DTH (down the hill) and that also could be derogatory. I am going down hill in more ways than one and if I sit too much, flatlander could mean more than living on the land below the mountains. I picked up the terms many many years ago from the people at Big Bear and felt it was said with no double meaning or disrespect. And BTW I do turn out if there is even one care behind me and I am not a slow driver. I also stay in the slow lane when in a passing lane situation since there are also those that wish to fly off the mountain without wings and I am no one to stop them. So Nona....gripe all you want! Those of us that travel those roads often understand what you are saying.....It is not only flatlanders but just plain ol' dumb people who should not be behind the wheel.... Ok Go for it I said dumb!!!!

Tlingit
Aug 24 : 01:37pm
Assimilation is key mtman. If I moved to another country I'd be expected to speak the language.

WaveSlider
Aug 24 : 11:50am
Have a good weekend everybody. Looks really nice up there.

MtMan
Aug 24 : 11:24am
I get your point but disagree. You should learn english if you live here, period.

wolfman
Aug 24 : 11:00am
Korean

wolfman
Aug 24 : 10:59am
I think that the turn out signs should also be written Spainish,Mandarin and loren.

Socalman
Aug 24 : 10:28am
I have been going up and down from Big Bear for almost 70 years. We are part-timers. My parents owned since about 1957, my wife and I bought in 2002. I can tell you that is it not only flatlanders who do speed up on the passing lanes.I have seen cars and trucks with business signs do the same. I am not offended by the term flatlander, I suppose it is descriptive. It certainly is easier then saying 'someone who lives off the mountain.'

Tlingit
Aug 24 : 10:00am
"flatlanders" is a derogatory remark don't you think Nona?



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