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From: Neil Moore [mailto:nma(--nospam--at)omsoft.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 10:42 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Snow Load + Seismic

 

My first investigation when I moved out of the San Francisco area was a roof collapse in Auburn.  Four foot of snow on a roof designed for a 20 psf load.   (The roof came down and rested on top of cases of beer, unbroken)



And icy-cold.