My local news reported last night how elated Ohio officials are, in these tight budgetary times, that they’ve saved some $700,000 so far in road salt costs because of the unusually warm start to the winter weather season. They did not say how the overall budget looks when the flooding that resulted from 2011′s record rainfall amounts is taken into account.
It’s funny really, because the main reason I included this image…
… in my Happy 2011! post was the terrible weather (like Snowmageddon 2010) we lived through last year. Unfortunately, as we now know, 2011 was NOT an improvement! Here’s a look back by our friends at The PBS NewsHour:
BTW, if you’re wanting to brush up on your “snow-lingo” ahead of posting about 2012′s terrible storms, you might want to check out the SnOMG! It’s Snowmageddon 2010 post I ran across at Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus.
I want ice water.
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