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Old Dec 9th 2017, 9:44 pm
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75%

All 50%ers...Moncton, Fredericton, some place called Frederickhouse which I input by mistake, Calgary, Hamilton, Vancouver, Toronto, Thunder Bay....ooh ooh, Charlottetown comes up 75%
I got 50% too. First year in Canada (2011) we didn't get snow till Boxing Day, and I was slightly disappointed. This year I have my fingers crossed for a Christmas of dead leaves, and no shovelling.
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Old Dec 9th 2017, 10:50 pm
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75%

All 50%ers...Moncton, Fredericton, some place called Frederickhouse which I input by mistake, Calgary, Hamilton, Vancouver, Toronto, Thunder Bay....ooh ooh, Charlottetown comes up 75%
St. John’s in the 50% bracket too. Sounds about right based on my 13 Year’s living here. I don’t think we’ll have a white Christmas this year -tomorrow is going to be wet and windy but +15c!
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50% sounds right for Regina given the current trend, it's melting.
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Old Dec 9th 2017, 11:09 pm
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We've had 12 winters and, I think, only two that were not officially white. They were both in the last few years - just as that hellish one was in the last few years. I have a feeling the really incredibly snowy winter was actually one of them.

Of those two 'green christmases' one of them was actually white - a complete blanket - but strangely not enough to classify as white.

But even 2 from 12 suggests only 50% is unlikely.

First snow is happening now.
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Of those two 'green christmases' one of them was actually white - a complete blanket - but strangely not enough to classify as white.
I had a bet for a beer with some BE'r who moved to Regina over white Christmas and it snowed Christmas eve and I posted a pic of it and never did get my drink. I know you aren't all like that, but it's disheartening.
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3 or 4 inches of snow on the driveway now, serious snow expected over the next few days. The first outing for the blower this winter can't be far off.
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Still nothing worth talking of here. Some white dots whirled around but that's it. Cold though with a lazy wind that can't be bothered to go round you so it goes straight through.
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14c today in Calgary. 😎 Mr blue sky.
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Dec 10th and we have a humidifier reading in St John’s of +22c!
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3 or 4 inches of snow on the driveway now, serious snow expected over the next few days. The first outing for the blower this winter can't be far off.
Same here a few inches of fluffy. It only took the missus 15 minutes with a shovel. The blower will be out in a couple of days, though, I'm sure.
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Chaos in England right now. The government has called a state of emergency

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Chaos in England right now. The government has called a state of emergency

https://twitter.com/OllieHolt22/stat...84500443303936
I wouldn't want to drive on that
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I wouldn't want to drive on that
Agreed. Driving on summer tires through that mess would be awful.
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Looks like Vancouver when it snows.


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Chaos in England right now. The government has called a state of emergency

https://twitter.com/OllieHolt22/stat...84500443303936
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Chaos in England right now. The government has called a state of emergency

https://twitter.com/OllieHolt22/stat...84500443303936
Chaos. It's nothing unusual and even the daffodils are in bloom.
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