You know it is bad when they give a winter storm a name. As Winter Storm Kayla began to form over the Pacific Ocean the last weekend of January 2016, everyone was preparing for its arrival to the plains states of the midwest. Parents were preparing to have their children home from school for at least one day. Grocery stores were preparing for the busiest weekend as shoppers stocked up on the necessities they would need at their home. Homeowners were preparing their snowblowers for the big job of removing up to a foot of snow.
At your house though, the preparations were a little different. As luck would have it the weekend before Winter Storm Kayla made her way across the country, the temperatures were warm and the weather was fantastic. A stroke of luck in a week that was otherwise filled with bad