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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #75 on: February 14, 2015, 09:13:35 PM »

http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/about/press/2015/021215.shtm

So far we haven't had that much snow and only a few inches are forecasted tonight. Hopefully they are back before something bigger hits.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #76 on: February 14, 2015, 09:25:56 PM »

I'm anxious to see what happens when the snow melts this year. I might need to bring a kayak when I move my stuff in 2 months.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #77 on: February 14, 2015, 10:37:46 PM »

Very nasty cold front moved through here an hour or so ago. The CBBT reported several wind gusts of over 80 mph.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #78 on: February 14, 2015, 11:50:51 PM »


I'm anxious to see what happens when the snow melts this year. I might need to bring a kayak when I move my stuff in 2 months.

Spring here, when spring really hits, is a lot of fun.  People really quickly come out of the woodwork after months of relatively deserted sidewalks.  I have a feeling this one's going to be a little wild after this winter.

And by June 28 people will be declaring they hate the weather here because it's too hot and humid.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #79 on: February 15, 2015, 08:22:11 AM »

It was really windy over night here, too, with wind chills down into the single digits. They are calling for snow from between Monday night through Wednesday. Last winter we had a couple of 4+ inch events which isn't much, but 4 inches here is like 2 feet up north-the world stops.

I don't think they are looking at anything like that though this time, more like on and off freezing rain and a few light dustings.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #80 on: February 15, 2015, 09:53:31 AM »

Current wind chill here is about –13 (outside thermometer lists air temperature of about 3). The wind ripped one of the screens out of the kitchen window about 45 minutes ago. Glad I was sitting in the kitchen, saw it happen, and could go outside to retrieve it before it blew away.

Even the squirrels are nowhere to be seen today.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #81 on: February 15, 2015, 10:58:34 AM »

Several wind casualties around here this morning. At my house I had a trash can, tarp, and spare front bumper for my project car (!) blown up against the fence. On I-95 a Shell station sign had been partially blown out, and a ground-mounted BGS had fallen apart. Fortunately no debris on the road itself.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #82 on: February 15, 2015, 02:15:48 PM »

You guys should think about living somewhere else! :-D Good grief. Here's a lovely shot from Vancouver, BC this morning ... high today nearing 60 F:

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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #83 on: February 15, 2015, 04:01:40 PM »

You guys should think about living somewhere else! :-D Good grief. Here's a lovely shot from Vancouver, BC this morning ... high today nearing 60 F:




Looks great :thumbsup:


Actually I already live in the southeast. Cold and possibly snow this week, it will probably be 80 by the end of next week, one can never tell around here  :p
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #84 on: February 15, 2015, 06:09:26 PM »

Didn't you guys have to deal with snow a couple of years ago, IIRC?  Causing problems at least in North Vancouver and that area?  I distinctly remember watching something to that effect on CBC.

As for me - well, the high winds and the like have shut down a good portion of RI, including RIPTA service (though they are determined to get to normal service tomorrow).
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #85 on: February 15, 2015, 06:15:16 PM »

Didn't you guys have to deal with snow a couple of years ago, IIRC?  Causing problems at least in North Vancouver and that area?  I distinctly remember watching something to that effect on CBC.

Well, jokes aside, Cascadia gets slammed with winter storms about every two to four years, but it's only one storm at a time (never multiple storms a la New England 2015). When it does snow, everything shuts down. Vancouver is better at weathering storms than Seattle and Portland because it's flatter, but it's still pretty crazy.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #86 on: February 16, 2015, 11:08:44 AM »

Hope the south is ready, especially Kentucky and Tennessee, because the snow is coming for you guys next. Up here, we're getting another 3-5 inches. I'm so ready for the snow to stop. (also, IT'S REALLY FREAKING COLD OUT, and last night I thought I could run outside really quickly to throw something out. I was in shorts and a sweatshirt. 25 seconds outside and my legs were beyond numb.)
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #87 on: February 16, 2015, 11:23:26 AM »

Yeah, winter and a commitment to shorts = recluse.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #88 on: May 19, 2015, 03:32:13 PM »

Just passed my local holdout pile and it's down to two feet or so.  Looks like it won't make it to June, but this early Memorial Day is definitely possible. 

Anyone else still have snow?
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #89 on: May 19, 2015, 03:41:18 PM »

Anyone else still have snow?

I haven't even seen snow since last year. :-D
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #90 on: May 19, 2015, 03:43:40 PM »

Just passed my local holdout pile and it's down to two feet or so.  Looks like it won't make it to June, but this early Memorial Day is definitely possible. 

Anyone else still have snow?

It snowed here yesterday, not kidding. Temperature went down to -1 C or about 30 F. I guess that's what happens when you live in Winnipeg. Supposed to get back into Spring and Summer conditions later this week though.

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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #91 on: May 19, 2015, 09:31:50 PM »

My wife said someone posted on Facebook that it snowed in Marquette today (5/19).

One time when we were on Mackinac Island, the tour guide said that it has snowed on the Island in every month of the year at some time or other, including July and August.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #92 on: May 20, 2015, 09:16:58 PM »

There was some snow in the Adirondacks this morning as well.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #93 on: May 20, 2015, 09:32:06 PM »

My wife said someone posted on Facebook that it snowed in Marquette today (5/19).

One time when we were on Mackinac Island, the tour guide said that it has snowed on the Island in every month of the year at some time or other, including July and August.

Snow reached into Northern WI that day as well.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #94 on: May 20, 2015, 11:07:23 PM »

My wife said someone posted on Facebook that it snowed in Marquette today (5/19).

One time when we were on Mackinac Island, the tour guide said that it has snowed on the Island in every month of the year at some time or other, including July and August.

Snow reached into Northern WI that day as well.

No snow here...just torrential rain.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #95 on: May 21, 2015, 09:58:00 AM »

My wife said someone posted on Facebook that it snowed in Marquette today (5/19).

One time when we were on Mackinac Island, the tour guide said that it has snowed on the Island in every month of the year at some time or other, including July and August.

Yep.  Traces of snow have been reported in the Upper Peninsula on July 4 of all days.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #96 on: May 21, 2015, 10:36:15 AM »

No snow here in northern Alabama since late February or early March.
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Re: Ready for the blizzard?
« Reply #97 on: May 21, 2015, 06:12:52 PM »

I experienced a few flakes of snow in Fort McMurray, Alberta two weeks ago.

Edmonton got a lot more than that.

 


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