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May 1, 2007 - Headed East - III

As we pulled into West Wendover, NV, we stopped at the tourist information. One of the first things the lady behind the counter told us was that there was a storm with wind coming our way and that travel between there and Salt Lake City could be iffy the next day. We also asked about parking overnight at the casinos and she said it would be ok - but not to unhook the truck. It looked to us it would be better to go into an RV park for the night, hook up the internet dish so I could do my own checking of the weather, unhook the truck to get...

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Apr 10, 2007 - West Wendover, NV

The wind continued to howl last night after we went to bed. I heard what I thought were sprinkles and some thunder. To our surprise, we woke up in the morning (4:45am, thanks to Tinker) to a sleet-covered rig (see photo). Bill cleaned off the important stuff (like windows), but I watched some of the ice that was still stuck on the side of an outdoor mirror for 300 of the 400 miles west we drove today. We are just barely into Nevada tonight. It's still very windy, but not as cold (50's). We'll head for Reno tomorrow (another 400 mile trek)...

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