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The City of AUSTIN TX has been SHUT DOWN by a little Ice...

December 8th, 2005 (01:00 pm)

and freezing conditions that my MN Friends would wear a hoody in.


Even UT has shut down for the day, and all the Public Schools.


Snow Day, wish I had a job to stay home from...

Well, I have plenty to do today regardless, and it will be nice to have the oven on
all day, for once!

It's just a little strange to me that LJ seems to be sliding around on ice today too...
Must be a Meme!


Right, back to cooking.


Posted by: a (ohchicken)
Posted at: December 8th, 2005 08:21 pm (UTC)
granny ash

ok. i'm a yank. the kind that cut her driving teeth driving in lake effect conditions. but last night? 183? i was almost fucking killed by the slab of ice that was the road. the assholes who think that because it doesn't look like ice, it can't be ice, so let's drive fast, were smashed on the shoulders. it took me over two hours to get home. there is no salt in this town, and the highways are nothing but elevated bridges.

i am an angry bananie.
i had to do it all again this morning.

Posted by: Red Lipstick & Green Ink (ginger931)
Posted at: December 8th, 2005 10:36 pm (UTC)
Catwoman 2


That is a Nightmare!

Posted by: Miss Adventure and Her Friends (snaxxx)
Posted at: December 9th, 2005 12:06 am (UTC)

I saw that as well, utter chaos on 183. It was surreal at one accident scene, 183 south of Duval, as I watched a fire engine moving sideways, and realized that it was SLIDING, not being driven that way! This was on the southbound side, and a woman was howling on the side of the road next to her car. On the northbound side, there was a Lexus and a SUV overturned...Cut to 183 over Great Hills Trail. Two cars ran into a three car pileup. I tried to help one of the drivers, and was sliding all over the road, in my hiking boots. My hair was frozen like Mr. Snowmiser!

Posted by: madravenstark (madravenstark)
Posted at: December 9th, 2005 11:48 pm (UTC)

in defense of my fellow Texans, we have a hard time recognizing ice on the roads. ice is supposed to be in a glass, and only appear during the summertime.

hope youre staying safe.


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