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Old 01-06-2014, 05:20 PM   #15
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30 is not that cold. Won't even frost the pipes. I bet its 30 degrees for 20 minutes. I don't even bother turning the basement heater on if its not below 20 and no problems. No need to panic ;-)
I am not sure that I have a "basement heater" that I can control separately from my thermostat. 2005 Airstream (Thor) 39' diesel pusher freightliner chassis. I also saw mention of a tank heater.
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Old 01-06-2014, 05:31 PM   #16
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It must be Global Freezing, wonder if someone will make millions off this like someone did on Global Warming.
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What temps are most RVs built to comfortably withstand?
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Old 01-06-2014, 05:59 PM   #18
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70 degrees F.

Clear with lots of sunshine and small puffy clouds slowing drifting by.

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Old 01-06-2014, 06:14 PM   #19
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It's all relative!

Just finished snow blowing 18" of drifted snow at a -3 in my driveway for the third time since Sunday morning.
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We are in Ann Arbor MI seeing the grandkids, staying in a hotel. It is around -10 with a -31 degree wind chill. Now that is cold!
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:24 PM   #21
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Yes it will be below freezing here near Ocala! Gonna have to find my long britches and wear all the hair off my legs!

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LOL Gary I feel so sorry for you basking in 50 degree temp.
We are originally from Syracuse NY 15 years ago but very true about blood thinning out. When the temp gets below 60 we start to button up. brrrr for tonight.
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Down to 30?? THIRTY? LOL.!! Right now it is 6 below zero in northern Ohio. And it's still getting colder. Now THAT'S cold.

Thank the Lord our coach is in heated storage at a comfortable 50 degrees.
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We are in Ann Arbor MI seeing the grandkids, staying in a hotel. It is around -10 with a -31 degree wind chill. Now that is cold!
Try using the snowblower and having these hellish winds blow it all back in your face!!!!

That's cold, my friend...

It's been a long time since we've had this kind of cold, maybe when I was a kid.

Did you catch the Winter Classic at the stadium, by chance. Sure would have liked to see that. Even though the Wings lost.
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It is all relative-- Pensacola, just North of I-10, forecast is for 15 deg. Earlier they had called for 11deg, I finally winterized today. . I'm on 50 amp next to the S&B and usually run the entire winter on propane heat and lights in the wet bay, without winterizing. .


DD in Michigan is well below zero with 20+mph wind and snow, and some folks are getting even more serious cold weather.
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I think the RV's will mostly be ok but I would not want to own a citrus grove in North or central Florida. They will not have a nice night!!
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Our campground - Rock Crusher Canyon RV Park (Crystal River area) just informed us to run a faucet during the night - just a drip to keep the water flowing. Looks like a deep frost for us - around 30 degrees.

Just a heads up in case you haven't checked the weather. I was going to put a utility light in my wet bay but of course, as soon as I turned on, the light bulb blew. LOL off to the store again.

Best of luck.
Better buy some extras, those replacement fluorescents and LED's don't put out much heat, when all the incandescent are gone.
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At the moment -12 degrees (F) and a -35 windchill. No more snow blowing unitl it gets warmer!
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