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#401510 - 02/28/14 09:35 AM Mr Snowmiser's Revenge
Adrian Offline

Registered: 12/27/08
Posts: 6926
Loc: It's all about the location.
Happened at our exit off the 400... 96 car pile-up.
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#401512 - 02/28/14 10:08 AM Re: Mr Snowmiser's Revenge [Re: Adrian]
Murph Offline

Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 6955
Loc: PEI, Canada
Wow! What a mess. Glad to read there was no deaths.
With great power comes Awesome irresponsibility.

#401514 - 02/28/14 10:55 AM Re: Mr Snowmiser's Revenge [Re: Adrian]
casey01 Offline

Registered: 07/03/08
Posts: 852
Loc: Toronto
Yep, at "Innisful" just south of Barrie. In this kind of weather at this time of the year you wouldn't catch me near that highway especially up in that area. Adrian, you obviously know that geography well, a lot of flat land and farmers fields where if the wind picks up "whiteouts" can occur with little or no warning especially on a very busy highway with lots of truck traffic which can always be a potential recipe for disaster.

Edited by casey01 (02/28/14 10:57 AM)

#401516 - 02/28/14 11:04 AM Re: Mr Snowmiser's Revenge [Re: Adrian]
alan Offline


Registered: 01/29/02
Posts: 3268
Loc: Toronto/New York/parry Sound
Yikes! Amazing pictures. That section of 400 near Barrie has always been scary in the winter. Guess I won't be driving up to visit Axiom until spring. I've also had terrible winter driving experiences on the 401 in Oxford County near Woodstock years ago.

Alan Lofft,
Axiom Resident Expert (Retired)

#401520 - 02/28/14 11:16 AM Re: Mr Snowmiser's Revenge [Re: Adrian]
tomtuttle Offline

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8488
Loc: Tacoma
See, this is the flip side of y'all making fun of us for closing civilization when we get 2" of snow.
bibere usque ad hilaritatem

#401524 - 02/28/14 12:51 PM Re: Mr Snowmiser's Revenge [Re: tomtuttle]
Argon Offline

Registered: 07/24/04
Posts: 1443
Loc: Oak Ridge, NC
Yup. Got back down to 25 F last night. Won't be back up to 60 until Sunday. Reports of potential Sleet tonight - maybe 1/2 inch. The Brine Trucks were out yesterday laying brine on the main thoroughfares.
"A fanatic is someone who can't change his mind and won't change the subject" Churchill

#401526 - 02/28/14 12:52 PM Re: Mr Snowmiser's Revenge [Re: Adrian]
brwsaw Offline

Registered: 10/12/12
Posts: 2013
Loc: Canada
-49c with wind chill tomorrow.

#401532 - 02/28/14 01:53 PM Re: Mr Snowmiser's Revenge [Re: Adrian]
chesseroo Offline

Registered: 05/13/02
Posts: 5285
Loc: western canada
Our forecast this weekend in the Peg:


Clearing early this afternoon. Blowing snow in outlying areas. Wind north 20 km/h increasing to 40 gusting to 60 this afternoon. High minus 19. Wind chill minus 37.


Clear. Blowing snow in outlying areas early this evening. Wind north 40 km/h becoming northwest 20 overnight.
Low minus 35. Extreme wind chill minus 50.


Sunny. Wind west 20 km/h. High minus 26. Extreme wind chill minus 49.

"Those who preach the myths of audio are ignorant of truth."

#401535 - 02/28/14 03:19 PM Re: Mr Snowmiser's Revenge [Re: Adrian]
Gr8_White_North Offline

Registered: 07/12/09
Posts: 2281
Loc: Whitehorse YT
Yet I am way way up north and we haven't had snow in probably 6 weeks and today its -10 and it has been even warmer at times. That crash was unreal, amazing only minor injuries . With traffic as heavy as that it only takes one person to slow down and tragedy ensues.
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#401537 - 02/28/14 03:38 PM Re: Mr Snowmiser's Revenge [Re: Adrian]
tomtuttle Offline

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8488
Loc: Tacoma
Chess, did you ever think maybe Nature is trying to tell you to live somewhere else?
bibere usque ad hilaritatem

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