18 Jan 18, 04:37 PMkurt: Night folks
18 Jan 18, 04:36 PMJLMom2: night all
18 Jan 18, 04:33 PMkurt: Trust me I've watched that web site drop off at shift change when they clearly walked out and saw it was snowing.
18 Jan 18, 03:51 PMRico Shay: Reminds me of that old cartoon, two guys leaving the office of the NWS, and one is reaching for an umbrella - "Never know if it might rain".
18 Jan 18, 03:42 PMJLMom2: Sierra Pass STatus: Here's the latest on all the Sierra passes. Only Monitor has been open down here in the Eastern Sierra but it closed today in front of the incoming storm, Jan. 18 Here's more info from Caltrans: Caltrans District 9 Seasonal Pass Status as of Thursday, January 18, 2018: · State Route 89 (Monitor Pass) is closed as of noon today. · State Route 108 (Sonora Pass) is closed for the winter. · State Route 120 West (Tioga Pass) is closed for the winter. · State Route 120 East is open at this time. · State Route 158 is open at this time. · State Route 168 West (Bishop Creek) has been closed for the winter. · State Route 270 (Bodie) is open at this time. Several factors influence the temporary closing, opening and seasonal closures of our pass roadways. Storms, accumulation of snow, and road conditions are all considered when deciding to open or close a pass. In the case of State Route 120 West, Yosemite National Park (Tioga Pass), Yosemite leadership informs Caltrans a
18 Jan 18, 03:40 PMBaddogLT: The letter...
18 Jan 18, 03:40 PMBaddogLT: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=10155309365462076&id=127856917075
18 Jan 18, 03:40 PMBaddogLT: Total accumulation for Daggett and Echo down a few inches since yesterday afternoon.
18 Jan 18, 03:39 PMJLMom2: youcan see the whole letter on their fbpage
18 Jan 18, 03:39 PMJLMom2: yup that was the reason really. No matter what, people just couldn't follow the rules and play nice. Plus all the time it took from family
18 Jan 18, 03:36 PMkurt: They closed Monitor Pass at noon today in anticipation of the flizzard.
18 Jan 18, 03:35 PMkurt: Honestly, having that thing at your house has to be a hassle for you, the neighbors, etc.
18 Jan 18, 03:35 PMJLMom2: I am sure it is really hard to do. They spend months on it
18 Jan 18, 03:35 PMkurt: I was thinking the same thing.
18 Jan 18, 03:35 PMBob: Carol works really hard on that light show
18 Jan 18, 03:35 PMJLMom2: might be a good follow up story for the RC
18 Jan 18, 03:35 PMkurt: As editor of The R-C I'm obligated to defend Gardnerville.
18 Jan 18, 03:34 PMJLMom2: Bville does a light show to music too. sort of
18 Jan 18, 03:34 PMJLMom2: Or one of the big ranches with room
18 Jan 18, 03:34 PMkurt: Hey now! Fireworks!
18 Jan 18, 03:34 PMkurt: How much do you think?
18 Jan 18, 03:34 PMJLMom2: Maybe Gville can grab it. Would sure be an imprvement over what they donow!
18 Jan 18, 03:33 PMkurt: Dang it. That thing was cool.
18 Jan 18, 03:33 PMJLMom2: They are done and the display is for sale. They had a great run!
18 Jan 18, 03:28 PMJLMom2: Hello all Nevada Christmas fans, Let’s start this off by saying that 2017 was the LAST year for our display. ☹ I think I just heard a bunch of hearts stop momentarily and many cry out “Noooo!!!”. Sad to say, it is true.
18 Jan 18, 03:28 PMJLMom2: Glad I made it a couple of times
18 Jan 18, 02:21 PMRico Shay: Or not.
18 Jan 18, 02:21 PMRico Shay: I'm going to start initialing my stuff in Scandinavian runes. That will cause quite the ruckus.
18 Jan 18, 02:20 PMRico Shay: That's a pretty cool name, I must admit.
18 Jan 18, 02:19 PMkurt: Why are they wearing horned helmets and carrying giant axes? Whose longboat is parked in my space?
18 Jan 18, 02:19 PMkurt: Kurt it's the Norwegian anti-defamation league for you.
18 Jan 18, 02:18 PMRico Shay: Computer nerds and their sense of humor.
18 Jan 18, 02:18 PMkurt: Well, by yumpin yiminy!
18 Jan 18, 02:18 PMBob: So it was true that it's named after some Viking guy. I thought someone was pulling my leg.
18 Jan 18, 02:17 PMRico Shay: The initials of Harald Bluetooth written in Scandinavian runes.
18 Jan 18, 02:17 PMBob: Too funny
18 Jan 18, 02:16 PMkurt: Don't #metoo me!
18 Jan 18, 02:16 PMRico Shay: And why not 'wireless magic'?
18 Jan 18, 02:16 PMkurt: Weird bra?
18 Jan 18, 02:16 PMBob: Some Viking (no, not Minnesota) thing?