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Old 01-09-2019, 07:38 AM   #321
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being a guy with a little body I really would rather risk hurricanes than I would have to endure the fact every damn business in the city decides to keep the AirCon running when its 31f outside!! at least down south when a cold "snap" comes along people turn on the heat!


bundling up Indoors is 1920 not 2019!


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Old 01-09-2019, 07:53 AM   #322
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I can't leave Saturday until I get off work and won't hit the road until 1:00 in the afternoon. Regardless, I am not afraid of a little snow.
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Old 01-09-2019, 12:18 PM   #323
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Here in Virginia we are in between the frozen north and the heat of the deep south. 60 degrees yesterday and sunny. About 45 today which is about normal for us.

Wish we were going, oh well maybe next time. Have a good trip Johnny.
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Old 01-11-2019, 07:39 AM   #324
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Looks like 3-5 inches of snow through Columbus to Louisville tomorrow. This is not going to stop the Thunder bus from going on this trip! Going to be interesting!
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Old 01-11-2019, 07:42 AM   #325
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your biggest challenge will be the tewisty curvy hills on I-71 about halfway between cinci and Lousiville unless it warms to above freezing along there.. I saw closer to 2-4 in columbus and it will be a decently light snow that road crews should be able to handle well

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Old 01-11-2019, 09:29 AM   #326
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latest weather model out... from around wilinington ohio to just souith of cinci, you will incur the heaviest snows with a total of 4-6 inches expected and temperasture right about freezing.. as you move south of there.. the latest states that a mix or change over to rain will occur due to higher temperatures... Lousiville is expted to get the bulk of their snow before you arrive and be done.. with the warmer temps they will likely have cleared their roads by then...



all-in-all I71 is a route between major cities so will likely not be too bad!!



looks like not even the weather can slow down the thuinder-bus!!
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Old 01-11-2019, 11:07 PM   #327
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Be safe on the road. We are on I20 on Louisiana on the easy end of this storm. Waiting for the rain to start at midnight and we hope dry again by 8AM on Saturday. Then on to Dallas.

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Old 01-12-2019, 07:18 AM   #328
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What a way to start the trip. It has not even begun and the fridge decided to totally quit working. Had to throw lots of food away. Oh well, that will not stop us!

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Old 01-12-2019, 07:37 AM   #329
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Johnny, was the bus cold inside ? Fridges do not like cold, especially home types.


Seeing snow ahead and poor drivers out there, I would carry some extra fuel and conditioner. Keep it filled up every couple hours till you get in the better weather.


Godspeed man!


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No worries John, we still do not have running water or a shower for that matter. As long as she runs the adventure is on. The adventure gets bigger when things don't go as planned.
Hard to tell what goes wrong with fridges.
We have a used 12/24 volt Dometic fridge and a 12 volt global cooling freezer. Sure not as much space as a normal household fridge.

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