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Old 01-25-2014, 01:24 AM
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I know many of you deal with this every winter and to a much worse extent than me but I have to say, in all my time in South Louisiana, even in our coldest winters and even in '04 when we actually got measurable snowfall and a slight coating of ice, I have never seen this much ice! Saw a few flakes though mostly sleet/freezing rain but my truck was completely iced over after only a couple hours at work, thank goodness my locks/doors weren't frozen so I could get in but still had to stop halfway home for lunch to scrape my windshield again it froze that fast lol! Managed to get a couple pics, will try to get some tomorrow when it's light outside.

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This crap was insanely thick! Last shot is me sitting inside waiting for the defrost to kick in after I let it warm up for a few before leaving work for the night and I STILL had to scrape it off before I could drive home. Couldn't roll the window down so had to drive around front with the door open so I could see (Not leaving my truck running on the side of the building where I usually park and can't see it lol)!





Should all be gone tomorrow but this has been insane lol and crazy cold for this Cajun, just figured I'd share some of my winter weather while I pray for summer!

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Maybe it's my internet being sucky again, but I can't see any of your photos CD

I have a little bit of advice for the windshield ice though

* Keep the heat up, and the fan up higher!
* Even IF the ice clears up, do not let off the heat too much. I have see my ENTIRE windshield turn opaque in 2 seconds this winter on my way home one night from work. I had to hammer on the brakes and stop DEAD!! First time thats ever happened. If it had NOT happened then I would never in a million years thought a windshield could glaze over in under 2 seconds. Good lesson learned though .. now I keep on top of the defrost, and don't let off even when things look good.

* Pull your visors down, and angle them towards the windshield - that way the hot air rising up over your windshield will get redirected back down again, almost turbo charging the defrosting.

* Keep lots of wiper fluid in the truck, AND always keep the fluid level topped up. Don't want it going dry on a bad drive home!


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Great advice Var, thanks! Never thought about the visors lol, I will definitely remember that next time (secretly hoping there isn't a next time lol!) but last night after work I had time to let it thaw a bit before driving but at lunch, not so much, limited on time. Might just take my lunch at work if it happens again and looks like the polar vortex may return again next week.

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Ditto ^^^^^... But I'm guessing Louisiana ice is real similar to Dallas ice.
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No it isn't! Dallas ice has no Creole seasoning now does it?
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