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natalie

Ice storm!! (6 pics)

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Took a quick little trip around town to get some pictures of the storm. Sorry they are not very good..

I just took this picture at 1:02 from my living room window..

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then this picture at 1:54.

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The big tree in the picture has lost 4 branches since I took this picture, and to the right of that tree we have two more and one has broke in half...

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Wow we have nothing like that here in Superior- just rain now, had a little bit of freezing rain this morning.

Keep us posted!

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Same thing going on up here, Natalie. Thanks for showing the pics. At least the roads here are just wet, not slippery. My deck, on the other hand . . . crazycrazy

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It's warmed up enough here to allow the ice to be fallin' off of the trees (a hazard in itself) but it sounds like round II tonight!

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Yeah its been pretty bad all day. The roads aren't to bad, but yeah the sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, etc. are TERRIBLE!! I honestly don't think we will have any trees left after this is all over!

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Awesome pictures, but thats unfortunate. I didn't even know that was going on up there.

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More rain tonight and tomorrow and tomorrow night, then switching to snow on Wednesday.

Mmmmmmmm, gotta love March! shockedshocked

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And its getting WORSE!! The tree in the back yard lost two more branches and the one in front has also lost two more frown. The first three with a road in the picture is Edison and the other one is Ives.

If you know the area... power is out in Finland and Beaver Bay..

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Horrible to see good trees lose to weather but what can you do. All you can do is fire up the chainsaw and clean up afterward.

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Power has gone in and out quite a few times now.. The city has stopped trying to pick up the trees and has now been pushing them to the side. It's gonna be a long night! I'll post some more pictures tomorrow of the aftermath!

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Our power has quit flickering, so I'm figuring the warmup along with the winds have blown a lot of the ice off the power lines. Let's hope it stays that way. We're in a pretty vulnerable spot up here on Finn Hill in electrical terms, because we're long overdue for power service upgrades.

Methinks the people in the richer parts of Ely get the best service, ya know? Long as we have electricity for the shelf-rock basement sump pump, we'll be happy campers. smilesmile

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i sorta know the area. i saw the school. My cousin lives across from the school on banks. And have family that lives up in Finland. Hope everything turns out alright. If the town needs any help cleaning up this weekend will have to get in the truck and come on up.

iceman

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