Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Trip Planning Forums > Theme Parks Attractions and Strategies
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 02-09-2013, 12:37 PM   #46
I Love Pluto
DIS Veteran
I guess that makes me a kiddie song expert.
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Bensalem, PA
Posts: 3,951

If you can get to Wilmington DE - the snow ends! Daughter sent me a pic. No snow at all! (She lives in NewarK DE).

I wish I as in WDW. I miss warm weather & Mickey!
__________________
Pop, POFQ, & POR
I Love Pluto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 12:55 PM   #47
kazlac4
Mouseketeer
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Southern New Jersey
Posts: 493

Quote:
Originally Posted by AngiTN View Post
I wish you luck in getting out tomorrow. I have to admit, I think I'd have left early and gotten the heck out of dodge in front of the storm. But I'm a Southerner and 6" of snow cripple us, I can't fathom anything more. Heck, we got 3 inches last Saturday and we had to cancel our morning plans till they came by and salted our street. We don't leave our driveway with any white stuff on the road
To be honest with you, when we were in Tennessee last year, it looks like some of those driveways in the mountains have a steeper angle than a roller-coaster. I'm not sure I would head down them in a rainstorm never mind 6'" of snow..LOL .

Otherwise, Cape May has once again lucked out. We have lots of wind but no snow whatsoever. (Thankfully!). Hopefully everyone north of us stays safe and warm!.
__________________
1981-2000 - 6 visits (off site)
2001 - Caribbean Beach Resort
2003 - Coronado Springs
2006 - All Star Movies
2009 - Fort Wilderness
2010 - Fort Wilderness
2011 - All Star Movies
2013 - Fort Wilderness
kazlac4 is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 02-09-2013, 01:24 PM   #48
heathere3
Mouseketeer
 
heathere3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 272

North Shore of Long Island here. Our official total is 33.5 inches last I checked, and the drifts are definitely over my head (5'4"!). We Jane finally managed to get both cars dug out, and there is an official state of emergency, everyone MUST stay off the roads, so we're staying inside and I'm making more Mickey tie dye shirts! 84 days and counting down!
heathere3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 01:37 PM   #49
mieshie75
Mouseketeer
 
mieshie75's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Boston, Ma
Posts: 221

Lynn mass here,(northshore) they plowed the main roads but not the secondary ones so we are still snowed in. It has stopped snowing finally. We didn't lose power or have any flooding. There are some drifts that are five to six feet tall ( including the one at the end of my driveway) that god for all the boys I live with they can shovel and I will stay warm
__________________


I love a warm pig belly for my feet.
mieshie75 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 01:55 PM   #50
mykidslovesdisney
DIS Veteran
 
mykidslovesdisney's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 932

central CT checking in here. We have 30" of snow. Took a few hours to clear our driveway with the snow blower. Also cleared out an elderly neighbor driveway. Travel ban is still in effect. DH is a police officer and assigned a double shift for tonight. Took him 2 hrs to drive a 35 min trip-- highways are a mess with stranded cars.

We aren't leaving for WDW till August but we have been stuck in WDW in '08 from Tropical Storm Fay. Our return Amtrak Autotrain was canceled due to the storm. It took us less than a minute to decide to stay than drive home. It has been our best trip we ever took. An 8 day trip turned into an 11 day trip. We moved from OKW (DVC) to CR- garden wing. We had AP's. It did take the CRO quite a while to find us a room to fit us (family of 5 plus 1 under 3). We wanted to stay in one room not connecting room. CRO also offered us the DDP but I didn't have the 6 months prep time to decide on where to eat so we just did OOP. I had the extra nights booked before we knew officially that our train was cancelled so CRO offered to waive the cancellation fees if we were able to get out. Even had a return trip booked on Amtrak 5 days later bf we knew we were cancelled. Despite all the rain we encountered on that trip it is truely the most talked about trip. We returned with just two days to spare bf school started. We would stay again if needed.

Hope all dis'ers heading to the world make it safely.
__________________
Diane
1987-Hilton Marketplace, 1989 CBR
1997-Holiday Inn Sun Spree
2000-CSR, 2002 All Star Sports
2005, 2006, Old Key West, 2007 OKW as DVC mbrs
2008 -OKW- thanks TS faye for extending our stay!!
2009- AKV 8/5-8/13, 2010- OKW 8/11-8/20
2011- AKV 8/2-8/12 2012-SSR 8/15-8/23
2013-POR-R 7/27-8/4 and AKV-Kidani 8/4-8/9
2014 AKV-Kidani 7/28-8/8
My Disney loving kids- Matt-24, Jordan 15, Sam 13, Belle 11 & William 7

Belle said "Quick mom stop the car, Get on that bus!!"
Mom " Why do we need to get on that bus?"
Belle "Because it is going to Disney World"
mykidslovesdisney is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 01:58 PM   #51
Lorilais_mommie
" They can drink pepsi, but they can't pee in the street." - WALT DISNEY
 
Lorilais_mommie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Where it is cold!!
Posts: 2,653

Over 4 feet!.. 2 feet from the snow, and another 2+ feet bc my house placed just right to catch all the snow drifts for our street!! ( one thing to keep in mind if we ever buy another house) :-(

My dad and DH have been digging us out for over 3 hours!!
I've been cooking nice warm soup for when they come back in...

Here's a pic if it works..
[IMG]http:/www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=474371685955407&set=a.2482428352349 61.58620.100001477408607&type=1&relevant_count=2&r ef=nf[/IMG]
__________________
ME & DH DD (6) london (inf.)

Lorilais_mommie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 02:57 PM   #52
kofslinky
Mouseketeer
 
kofslinky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Maine
Posts: 378

Mid coast Maine here, with God only knows how much snow. (Last total I heard was 22", but that was several hours ago and it's been steadily snowing since.) Luckily I'm not trying to get out right now, but I am headed to WDW in just over a week. I hope you make it to The World safely and everything is okay at home! (And hoping this snow ends here soon! Time to go try and get out my door...)
__________________
The best cure for the post-Disney-vacation-depression? PLAN THE NEXT ONE!
kofslinky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 05:06 PM   #53
LaurenT
DIS Veteran
 
LaurenT's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Upstate New York
Posts: 6,616

Quote:
Originally Posted by North of Mouse View Post
Actually, shouldn't be *too* amazing! Those *buggers* are *very* expensive. We have a large portable generator, and the house is wired to accept it for certain circuits. It works fine for us, and not *near* as expensive, even though whole house generators are very nice!
This is what we have. Not automatic, but if the power goes out, we push a button to start the generator, switch off the main breaker and switch on the generator panel. It runs the water pump, fridge, furnace and a couple of lights and outlets - which I then plug my modem into so I can stay online and TV into so I can get the news.
Not as carefree as a whole house system, but certainly better than sitting in the dark waiting for your food to go bad, and thousands of dollars cheaper.
__________________
Lauren DH DD



Just me and the mouse! Nov 2014 POFQ
Mommy and Me trip! April 2015 offsite
The Whole Gang Aug 2015 AKL
LaurenT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 07:00 PM   #54
ProudMommyof2
DIS Veteran
 
ProudMommyof2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: RedSox/Patriots Nation
Posts: 2,515

Best friend was slated to leave out of Providence for Disney yest at 3pm. 1st trip with 4 kids. She was able to change flight to Boston on Thursday afternoon and I drove them all to the airport.

So now she keeps texting me about how much fun they are having while we have 22 inches of snow and almost 24 hours of no heat/electricity!

Still happy for them though
__________________
Me(Pam) DH DS15 DD13

1986 Disneyland, 1988 Disneyland, August 1991- WDW Offsite, May 1997- WDW Offsite, May 2007- Wilderness Lodge, May 2009- BCV & AKV, August 2011- Poly & AKV, April 2013- WBC- Universal & WDW, July 2013 Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort, April 2014- Yacht Club, July 2014 Disney's HHI Resort


ProudMommyof2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 07:57 PM   #55
denneg
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 572

We are scheduled to fly on Wednesday from Boston, but I told DH that if we didn't have power back by Sunday night, I was throwing DS in the car and leaving. I was not going to sit out the week freezing in the dark when I could be in Disney! But the power came back tonight, so we will wait to fly!
__________________
Upcoming trips: September 2014 & February 2015

denneg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 08:48 PM   #56
Lorilais_mommie
" They can drink pepsi, but they can't pee in the street." - WALT DISNEY
 
Lorilais_mommie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Where it is cold!!
Posts: 2,653

Quote:
Originally Posted by denneg
We are scheduled to fly on Wednesday from Boston, but I told DH that if we didn't have power back by Sunday night, I was throwing DS in the car and leaving. I was not going to sit out the week freezing in the dark when I could be in Disney! But the power came back tonight, so we will wait to fly!
I like your plan ;-)
Power goes out..... Go to disney!
__________________
ME & DH DD (6) london (inf.)

Lorilais_mommie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2013, 07:37 AM   #57
MrToad1345
Mouseketeer
 
MrToad1345's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Southern NH
Posts: 127

S.E. NH checking in and this was exactly the scenario that gives my wife a panic attack. However we leave in 13 days so no worries...I hope!!! 26" of light fluffy snow and now I'll take advantage of the many snowmobile trails.
__________________
Son of a Son of a Sailor
MrToad1345 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2013, 01:10 PM   #58
DVCMikey
DIS Veteran
 
DVCMikey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 865

Finally made it to fl. 2 hrs away
DVCMikey is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:17 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.