First ice storm in 20 years hits Dyersburg,Tn and surrounding area!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Carousel Realty of Dyer County Tn 248435000

ice stormroad blockedheatA couple of days ago I experienced an ice storm that has left many without power even today. My secretary lives in the county(lakewood community) and she is still without power.

While we were without power we were living in front of the fireplace up above!

My power was restored last night and I sure was proud to get it back. Many on my electric system are still without power.

I understand we came out pretty lucky. In neighboring Crockett, Obion, and Gibson counties, many are expected to be without power for several more days.

We had my wife's sister and her family at our house last night(their power is out). The temperature got down to 17 degrees last night.

Here is a short flip video I shot yesterday and some pictures also.

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Bob Dionisio
Keller Williams Realty Professional Partners - Glendale, AZ

Used to live in Jackson Tenn. and I remember the terrible ice storm, made driving to work at 6:00am an event! 

Jan 29, 2009 10:53 AM #1
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Mike Frazier
Carousel Realty of Dyer County - Dyersburg, TN
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Bob,

I could not get out until late in the day.

Jan 29, 2009 11:20 AM #2
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Mary Ellen Elmore
Nunnelly, TN

My Father was from Union City and I remember going to see Grandmother! Loved the snow and ice back then!!!!

Jan 29, 2009 01:55 PM #3
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Mike Frazier
Carousel Realty of Dyer County - Dyersburg, TN
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Mary, the snow every 10 years would be ok. The ice can remain up north!

Jan 29, 2009 04:40 PM #4
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Larry Brewer
Benchmark Realty LLc - Nashville, TN
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Mike - i hope you have power now, We missed all of the ice here in Franlin, but that's par for the course. It is pretty.

Jan 29, 2009 05:50 PM #5
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Nicholas Goglucci
South Florida Real Estate & Development, Inc. - Pompano Beach, FL
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Mike ~ And you want me to move to where, Tennessee? How will I stay warm with all that ice around?

Jan 29, 2009 10:00 PM #6
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Mike Frazier
Carousel Realty of Dyer County - Dyersburg, TN
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Nick, I am not sure what is worse, hurricanes or ice storms!
Jan 30, 2009 07:32 AM #7
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Mike Manns
B4 U Close Home Inspections - Jackson, TN
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Mike, Theyare saying that some in Lake Co. I believe could be without electricity till mid-February. WOW what would we do.

Jan 30, 2009 03:11 PM #8
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Mike Frazier
Carousel Realty of Dyer County - Dyersburg, TN
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Mike,

Just across the river may be even worse. I guess we would suffer like they are.

Jan 30, 2009 04:21 PM #9
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Debi Ernst
St. Charles County, Missouri - Prudential Alliance Realtors - O'Fallon, MO
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Mike - I'm sorry to hear that you lost your power!  I'm glad that you are doing fine, now... :)

Jan 31, 2009 01:07 PM #10
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