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February 23, 2012 Poll Results

What do you think of our mild winter?

Great! The milder the better 64% 205 votes
I'd prefer a colder, snowier, more normal winter 12% 41 votes
I like the warmer temps, but a snowstorm now and then would be nice 22% 73 votes
Total: 319 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


February 23, 2012
12:05 p.m.

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The lack of snow on the ground now and warmer temps could cost us dearly later this summer with extremely low water, water restrictions, burnt lawns, etc. It's probably a cyclical thing, but don't be surprised if some canals and lakes are closed due to water draw-down. I'd prefer a nice heavy snowpack that can melt slowly into the ground and fill reservoirs over time versus getting multiple heavy rainstorms to replenish our water supplies and much of that rainwater runs off as well. I like warm weather as much as anyone, but a cold winter is just part of the normal season here and when it doesn't occur, its going to affect us somewhere else.

February 23, 2012
4:24 p.m.

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It's February and we have no snow.. Dos'nt this worry anyone? Hawaii had snow yesterday.... yea I need a major snow storm to make me feel better!!

February 26, 2012
5:39 a.m.

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I'd like a nice Public Sector job with all the bennies and a golden retirement...I have a better chance in getting that than changing the weather...I am not holding my breath.

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