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JDP
02-06-2008, 10:15 AM
It's 72 degrees in Md today, but the temperature extremes are causing lots of damage west of me. Get those Studebakers under cover, hail and high winds predicted around here later.

JDP/Maryland
63 R2 SuperHawk (Caesar)
spent to date $54664,75
64 R2 GT (Sid)
spent to date $62,839.60
63 Lark 2 door
57 wagon
51 Commander
39 Coupe express
39 Coupe express (rod)

glen
02-06-2008, 10:52 AM
Yesterday morning in the North Central "Zone".......

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/SnowattheHaystack002.jpg

glen Brose - Perkinsville, AZ
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Studebakersign.jpg

glen
02-06-2008, 10:52 AM
Yesterday morning in the North Central "Zone".......

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/SnowattheHaystack002.jpg

glen Brose - Perkinsville, AZ
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Studebakersign.jpg

studeski
02-06-2008, 11:11 AM
We're under siege here. 10-16"snow with winds 20-40 mph.

Claude Chmielewski
Studeski
http://www.studeski.com
Fillmore, Wisconsin
47 M-16 Truck
62 GT Hawk
63 Lark
64 Commander Wagonaire
50 Champion Regal (parts car)
[img=left]http://www.studeski.com/62hawk/dakota01.jpg[/img=left]
"One after another they volunteered how in their families and in their
communities they were expected to be responsible for their behavior, how
honesty was assumed to be the rule, not the exception. They also talked
matter-of-factly about the sense of duty to their country, a sentiment not
much in fashion anymore."

studeski
02-06-2008, 11:11 AM
We're under siege here. 10-16"snow with winds 20-40 mph.

Claude Chmielewski
Studeski
http://www.studeski.com
Fillmore, Wisconsin
47 M-16 Truck
62 GT Hawk
63 Lark
64 Commander Wagonaire
50 Champion Regal (parts car)
[img=left]http://www.studeski.com/62hawk/dakota01.jpg[/img=left]
"One after another they volunteered how in their families and in their
communities they were expected to be responsible for their behavior, how
honesty was assumed to be the rule, not the exception. They also talked
matter-of-factly about the sense of duty to their country, a sentiment not
much in fashion anymore."

raprice
02-06-2008, 11:31 AM
It's pretty mild here on Long Island, NY, but it's going to get really cold this weekend. They're predicting a high of 29 on Sunday.
Rog

'59 Lark VI Regal Hardtop

raprice
02-06-2008, 11:31 AM
It's pretty mild here on Long Island, NY, but it's going to get really cold this weekend. They're predicting a high of 29 on Sunday.
Rog

'59 Lark VI Regal Hardtop

Avantidon
02-06-2008, 11:59 AM
Folks it is all relative. Just ask the kids at Union University in Jackson TN what they think about this great weather. They lost two dorm buildings to a toronado last night. As it stands approximately 20 Tennesseeans lost their lives because of these weird weather patterns. My prayers go outto all who suffered major losses last night.

Avantidon
02-06-2008, 11:59 AM
Folks it is all relative. Just ask the kids at Union University in Jackson TN what they think about this great weather. They lost two dorm buildings to a toronado last night. As it stands approximately 20 Tennesseeans lost their lives because of these weird weather patterns. My prayers go outto all who suffered major losses last night.

50starlite
02-06-2008, 02:23 PM
Tornados near here last night about 5:30 p.m. Cent. time. Bad, Bad! Many homes destroyed in Gassville, AR, about 10 miles from where I live. One death, several injured. What is it about trailer parks and tornados?

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p312/50starlite/IMG_0087.jpg
Dick
Mountain Home, AR
http://www.livingintheozarks.com/studebaker.htm

50starlite
02-06-2008, 02:23 PM
Tornados near here last night about 5:30 p.m. Cent. time. Bad, Bad! Many homes destroyed in Gassville, AR, about 10 miles from where I live. One death, several injured. What is it about trailer parks and tornados?

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p312/50starlite/IMG_0087.jpg
Dick
Mountain Home, AR
http://www.livingintheozarks.com/studebaker.htm

Jeff_H
02-06-2008, 02:34 PM
Heard about all the snow in WI. My boss was supposed to be in Madison today but could not get a flight out of Minneapolis yesterday and came back. It was -12F this morning in Fargo, but clear and calm. Its been up and down the past week or so. Pretty cold last week with a low of -25F last Wednesday but then it was near 30 Sunday and Monday and now back in the freezer.



Jeff in ND
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t5/ee-engineer/53byalaketiny.jpg
'53 Champion Hardtop

Jeff_H
02-06-2008, 02:34 PM
Heard about all the snow in WI. My boss was supposed to be in Madison today but could not get a flight out of Minneapolis yesterday and came back. It was -12F this morning in Fargo, but clear and calm. Its been up and down the past week or so. Pretty cold last week with a low of -25F last Wednesday but then it was near 30 Sunday and Monday and now back in the freezer.



Jeff in ND
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t5/ee-engineer/53byalaketiny.jpg
'53 Champion Hardtop

53k
02-06-2008, 08:25 PM
I got a bug splat on my windshield driving home tonight from Martinsburg (WV). This IS Feb 6th isn't it?


[img=right]http://www.frontiernet.net/~thejohnsons/Forum%20signature%20pix/R-4.JPG[/img=right][img=right]http://www.frontiernet.net/~thejohnsons/Forum%20signature%20pix/64L.JPG[/img=right][img=right]http://www.frontiernet.net/~thejohnsons/Forum%20signature%20pix/64P.jpg[/img=right][img=right]http://www.frontiernet.net/~thejohnsons/Forum%20signature%20pix/53K.jpg[/img=right]Paul Johnson, Wild and Wonderful West Virginia
'53 Commander Starliner (since 1966)
'64 Daytona Wagonaire (original owner)
'64 Daytona Convertible (2006)
Museum R-4 engine
1962 Gravely Model L (Studebaker-Packard serial plate)
1972 Gravely Model 430 (Studebaker name plate, Studebaker Onan engine)

53k
02-06-2008, 08:25 PM
I got a bug splat on my windshield driving home tonight from Martinsburg (WV). This IS Feb 6th isn't it?


[img=right]http://www.frontiernet.net/~thejohnsons/Forum%20signature%20pix/R-4.JPG[/img=right][img=right]http://www.frontiernet.net/~thejohnsons/Forum%20signature%20pix/64L.JPG[/img=right][img=right]http://www.frontiernet.net/~thejohnsons/Forum%20signature%20pix/64P.jpg[/img=right][img=right]http://www.frontiernet.net/~thejohnsons/Forum%20signature%20pix/53K.jpg[/img=right]Paul Johnson, Wild and Wonderful West Virginia
'53 Commander Starliner (since 1966)
'64 Daytona Wagonaire (original owner)
'64 Daytona Convertible (2006)
Museum R-4 engine
1962 Gravely Model L (Studebaker-Packard serial plate)
1972 Gravely Model 430 (Studebaker name plate, Studebaker Onan engine)

41 Frank
02-06-2008, 08:39 PM
Heck we had sleet and hail here Monday pm in Sun City AZ.and the temps dropped to 38 during the event. Not exactly the kind of weather I came down here for to enjoy. My poor old GT was outside but the hail was sort of soft and all is well. I had the foresight to cover the car cover with a tarp beforehand luckely as I don't have access to a garage. Things are now looking better as temps in the mid 70's are forecast for the weekend. Strange weather patterns though.

Frank van Doorn
1962 GT Hawk 4 speed
1963 Daytona Conv
1941 Champion R-2 Rod

41 Frank
02-06-2008, 08:39 PM
Heck we had sleet and hail here Monday pm in Sun City AZ.and the temps dropped to 38 during the event. Not exactly the kind of weather I came down here for to enjoy. My poor old GT was outside but the hail was sort of soft and all is well. I had the foresight to cover the car cover with a tarp beforehand luckely as I don't have access to a garage. Things are now looking better as temps in the mid 70's are forecast for the weekend. Strange weather patterns though.

Frank van Doorn
1962 GT Hawk 4 speed
1963 Daytona Conv
1941 Champion R-2 Rod

bams50
02-06-2008, 08:52 PM
Holding my breath here in Central NY, as it was exactly one year ago this week that we got the 15 feet of snow in 9 days[B)]

We've had ups and downs- 57 yesterday with heavy rain, 35 and overcast today, a little glaze this morning... right now, freezing rain has changed over to snow, "several" inches forecast.......

No worries though- my Studes are all "snug as a bug in a rug";)

Robert (Bob) Andrews Owner- Studebakeracres- on the IoMT (Island of Misfit Toys!)
Parish, central NY 13131

bams50
02-06-2008, 08:52 PM
Holding my breath here in Central NY, as it was exactly one year ago this week that we got the 15 feet of snow in 9 days[B)]

We've had ups and downs- 57 yesterday with heavy rain, 35 and overcast today, a little glaze this morning... right now, freezing rain has changed over to snow, "several" inches forecast.......

No worries though- my Studes are all "snug as a bug in a rug";)

Robert (Bob) Andrews Owner- Studebakeracres- on the IoMT (Island of Misfit Toys!)
Parish, central NY 13131

jnewkirk77
02-06-2008, 09:31 PM
We are roughly 35 miles from where a tornado claimed the lives of a family of three in Greenville, KY last night. This was what they call a "long-track tornado," which first touched down two counties to the southwest, and it covered a lot of distance, probably 50-60 miles or so.

Lots of folks in the Greenville-Powderly-Central City area (all three cities are very close together along U.S. 62 in Muhlenberg County) are picking up the pieces. We've had a good relationship with the Pogue Chevrolet and Pogue Chrysler auto dealerships there (my wife won't even LOOK at a car here in Owensboro now; she buys from Pogue, and that's final), and they have lost pretty much everything at their pre-owned facility on 62 -- building AND inventory. I've yet to get in touch with the folks down there, but I understand from news reports that they closed up shop and got out of there before the storm hit, so everyone is OK. The inventory can all be replaced, but the good folks can't.

I know there have been a lot of tornado outbreaks over the years, but the thing I kept hearing on WHAS radio out of Louisville was that this reminded a lot of Kentuckians of April 3, 1974 -- the "Super Outbreak." From what I'm seeing on my TV set, I can't really argue the point. It looks like hell on earth in a lot of places.

Jacob Newkirk - Owensboro, KY

KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL! Drive a Studebaker!

jnewkirk77
02-06-2008, 09:31 PM
We are roughly 35 miles from where a tornado claimed the lives of a family of three in Greenville, KY last night. This was what they call a "long-track tornado," which first touched down two counties to the southwest, and it covered a lot of distance, probably 50-60 miles or so.

Lots of folks in the Greenville-Powderly-Central City area (all three cities are very close together along U.S. 62 in Muhlenberg County) are picking up the pieces. We've had a good relationship with the Pogue Chevrolet and Pogue Chrysler auto dealerships there (my wife won't even LOOK at a car here in Owensboro now; she buys from Pogue, and that's final), and they have lost pretty much everything at their pre-owned facility on 62 -- building AND inventory. I've yet to get in touch with the folks down there, but I understand from news reports that they closed up shop and got out of there before the storm hit, so everyone is OK. The inventory can all be replaced, but the good folks can't.

I know there have been a lot of tornado outbreaks over the years, but the thing I kept hearing on WHAS radio out of Louisville was that this reminded a lot of Kentuckians of April 3, 1974 -- the "Super Outbreak." From what I'm seeing on my TV set, I can't really argue the point. It looks like hell on earth in a lot of places.

Jacob Newkirk - Owensboro, KY

KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL! Drive a Studebaker!

bondobilly
02-06-2008, 10:52 PM
quote:Originally posted by bams50

Holding my breath here in Central NY, as it was exactly one year ago this week that we got the 15 feet of snow in 9 days[B)]


Are you anywhere near Colgate University? Robin went there, and they had Spring one year on a Wednesday. Probably one of the coldest places I have ever visited. Actually we went up every few months to visit our money.

bondobilly
02-06-2008, 10:52 PM
quote:Originally posted by bams50

Holding my breath here in Central NY, as it was exactly one year ago this week that we got the 15 feet of snow in 9 days[B)]


Are you anywhere near Colgate University? Robin went there, and they had Spring one year on a Wednesday. Probably one of the coldest places I have ever visited. Actually we went up every few months to visit our money.

studeclunker
02-07-2008, 12:04 AM
Yeah, it is odd this year. Over a foot of snow in most of the yard, yet... Where the snow's melting off the bulbs are comming up. Weird, huh?

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/december%2006/HPIM0234.jpg http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/56%20Parkview%20Wagon/56wagonleftfrontclipped-1.jpg
Home of the famous Mr. Ed!
Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith
Where the heck is Lewiston, CA?

studeclunker
02-07-2008, 12:04 AM
Yeah, it is odd this year. Over a foot of snow in most of the yard, yet... Where the snow's melting off the bulbs are comming up. Weird, huh?

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/december%2006/HPIM0234.jpg http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/56%20Parkview%20Wagon/56wagonleftfrontclipped-1.jpg
Home of the famous Mr. Ed!
Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith
Where the heck is Lewiston, CA?

bams50
02-07-2008, 05:41 AM
quote:Originally posted by bondobilly


quote:Originally posted by bams50

Holding my breath here in Central NY, as it was exactly one year ago this week that we got the 15 feet of snow in 9 days[B)]


Are you anywhere near Colgate University? Robin went there, and they had Spring one year on a Wednesday. Probably one of the coldest places I have ever visited. Actually we went up every few months to visit our money.


Not too close Bill, I'm 25 miles diretly North of Syracuse. I'm just off the Southeast shore of beautiful Lake Ontario. The Jet Stream generally runs across the lake approximately Northwest to Southeast along the length of the Lake. When the air is cold, it picks up water from the Lake as it goes, and dumps it just off the shore; that's called Lake Effect. The snow is dropped in a relatively narrow strip, sometimes as narrow as a mile; and that strip stays mostly in the same area, called the Snow Belt. Guess what I'm smack dab in the middle of?[B)] Many times I'll get 6 inches, a foot, or more of snow and there's nothing in town 3 miles away, or 4 miles South at my job. Last year when we got the 15 feet of snow, that area was much larger, about 20 miles wide. But it was still bizzare- we had tons of folks driving up from Syracuse just to see the snow! The banks were so high it was like driving in a tunnel...

A story about that storm last year: The first thing we worry about here with one of those big snowfalls is building collapse. When we got that storm I hired a crew to shovel off all my roofs. The snow off my house was all the way up to the eaves. So about 8:00 that night I was out shoveling down to my home office window so I could see out, and a pickup pulls in from MN. Long story short(er), three guys from MN were watching the storm on the Weather Channel. They came up with a brainstorm: Drive their brand new payloader with the 3-yard bucket from there to here and cold-call for snow removal work! They drove the payloader about 80 miles and put it on a transport to about 30 miles West of here, then drove it the rest of the way. They had slept in the truck for two nights, and had yet to make any money. We quickly made a deal, and they opened up my home and smaller car lot that night, and my main lot the next day; saved me a LOT of begging the locals! I got them some other jobs, and they ended up staying for a week, doing stores, hotels, all types of places; and did well!

So Bill- you went and visited, but did it ever come home? Your money, that is...:D

Robert (Bob) Andrews Owner- Studebakeracres- on the IoMT (Island of Misfit Toys!)
Parish, central NY 13131

bams50
02-07-2008, 05:41 AM
quote:Originally posted by bondobilly


quote:Originally posted by bams50

Holding my breath here in Central NY, as it was exactly one year ago this week that we got the 15 feet of snow in 9 days[B)]


Are you anywhere near Colgate University? Robin went there, and they had Spring one year on a Wednesday. Probably one of the coldest places I have ever visited. Actually we went up every few months to visit our money.


Not too close Bill, I'm 25 miles diretly North of Syracuse. I'm just off the Southeast shore of beautiful Lake Ontario. The Jet Stream generally runs across the lake approximately Northwest to Southeast along the length of the Lake. When the air is cold, it picks up water from the Lake as it goes, and dumps it just off the shore; that's called Lake Effect. The snow is dropped in a relatively narrow strip, sometimes as narrow as a mile; and that strip stays mostly in the same area, called the Snow Belt. Guess what I'm smack dab in the middle of?[B)] Many times I'll get 6 inches, a foot, or more of snow and there's nothing in town 3 miles away, or 4 miles South at my job. Last year when we got the 15 feet of snow, that area was much larger, about 20 miles wide. But it was still bizzare- we had tons of folks driving up from Syracuse just to see the snow! The banks were so high it was like driving in a tunnel...

A story about that storm last year: The first thing we worry about here with one of those big snowfalls is building collapse. When we got that storm I hired a crew to shovel off all my roofs. The snow off my house was all the way up to the eaves. So about 8:00 that night I was out shoveling down to my home office window so I could see out, and a pickup pulls in from MN. Long story short(er), three guys from MN were watching the storm on the Weather Channel. They came up with a brainstorm: Drive their brand new payloader with the 3-yard bucket from there to here and cold-call for snow removal work! They drove the payloader about 80 miles and put it on a transport to about 30 miles West of here, then drove it the rest of the way. They had slept in the truck for two nights, and had yet to make any money. We quickly made a deal, and they opened up my home and smaller car lot that night, and my main lot the next day; saved me a LOT of begging the locals! I got them some other jobs, and they ended up staying for a week, doing stores, hotels, all types of places; and did well!

So Bill- you went and visited, but did it ever come home? Your money, that is...:D

Robert (Bob) Andrews Owner- Studebakeracres- on the IoMT (Island of Misfit Toys!)
Parish, central NY 13131

JRoberts
02-07-2008, 09:12 AM
It was 81 here two days ago and 80 yesterday. High in upper 60's today. They had been warning us about bad weather for quite a while but I guess all that energy was used up before it got this far east. We got only a very little bit of rain. We could have used the rain, but nobody needs the storms that the folks further west got.

It is supposed to be closer to normal by the first of next week. Whatever normal is anymore.

Joe Roberts
'61 R1 Champ
'65 Cruiser
Editor of "The Down Easterner"
Eastern North Carolina Chapter

JRoberts
02-07-2008, 09:12 AM
It was 81 here two days ago and 80 yesterday. High in upper 60's today. They had been warning us about bad weather for quite a while but I guess all that energy was used up before it got this far east. We got only a very little bit of rain. We could have used the rain, but nobody needs the storms that the folks further west got.

It is supposed to be closer to normal by the first of next week. Whatever normal is anymore.

Joe Roberts
'61 R1 Champ
'65 Cruiser
Editor of "The Down Easterner"
Eastern North Carolina Chapter