Daily Archives: February 15, 2010

Snow: Coast to Coast, Border to Border

Yes, it’s rare! For one day last week, every state in the Lower 48 had some form of snow covering the ground. From deep to dusting, from Florida to Maine, from South Carolina to California, there was at least some snow in every state; Alaska, too! Only Hawaii was without snow. And though Hawaii can […]

Heavy Snow Causes Multiple Car Pile-Ups

Over the Valentine’s Day weekend a strong, fast moving winter storm produced 3-5 inches of snow in about 12 hours. Making matters worse, the winds at the surface were gusting upwards of 30 to 35mph at times. These conditions created near whiteout conditions, leading to several multi-vehicle crashes. One crash located on Interstate 70 near […]

The Cask is a Crock

Growing up in the ’60s, of course I spent too much time watching cartoons; Looney Tunes were my favorite. Because of this, I grew up thinking St. Bernards were unstoppable, cold-proof, rescue dogs in the Alps who traveled with casks of whiskey to warm trapped and/or buried skiers and mountain climbers. I’ll admit I carried […]