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Offline Fox_Of_The_Wind

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800 vehicles trapped on Wisconsin interstate
« on: February 07, 2008, 02:09:51 PM »
It was more south of were I live. We got about 4 inches of snow here.

http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/weather/02/07/winter.weather.ap/index.html

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Re: 800 vehicles trapped on Wisconsin interstate
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2008, 07:44:06 PM »
Moral of the story is to always keep a winter survival kit in your vehicle.  Heck, a survival kit in your vehicle any time of the year.  You never know......

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Re: 800 vehicles trapped on Wisconsin interstate
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2008, 08:59:53 PM »
Yes that is a good thing to rember.

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Re: 800 vehicles trapped on Wisconsin interstate
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2008, 09:10:20 PM »
Moral of the story is to always keep a winter survival kit in your vehicle.  Heck, a survival kit in your vehicle any time of the year.  You never know......

Ditto that.  I'm seldom more than six miles from home during bad weather but I keep a pair of thermal coveralls, rubber boots, raincoat, and a couple blankets year round and when it gets into the single digit temps a large parka.  Assuming I don't get injured for some reason before getting stranded I figure I have enough clothes to walk home without catching a chill.   ;)

Always amazes me how many people you see with stalled cars or in an accident during the winter without a heavy coat and/or pair of shoes with them in case they have to be outside in the cold for a spell.   
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Re: 800 vehicles trapped on Wisconsin interstate
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2008, 10:31:14 PM »
I keep a sealed plastic tub in my Avalanche with enough supplies (MREs, bottled water, Sterno, matches, thick socks, space blanket, utensils, trash bags, toiletries etc) to keep me going for 2-3 days.

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Re: 800 vehicles trapped on Wisconsin interstate
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2008, 12:11:14 AM »
LOL

Just gotta love those MRE's. The Jumbalya (sp) will make quick use out of those toiletries!  :shock:  #-o



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Re: 800 vehicles trapped on Wisconsin interstate
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2008, 04:34:46 PM »
Well I must say it has been a while since we have had a winter like this. But still it is good to rember to have a kit in the car.

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