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Snowstorms - 2016
« on: January 02, 2016, 11:39:18 am »

Night time wind last 3 days was enough to shake the siding and panels on outbuildings.  No fresh powder except what set down on the night of the 31st.  Weather's warmed up.  Almost broke out of the sub freezing temps this morning.  May well hit 32 F today!!!!!
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Re: Snowstorms - 2016
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2016, 11:48:28 am »

Already 36 degrees outside here. We had a few days that were cold, and it got down to 7 one morning recently, but it looks as if we are in for a nice week again. The snow we got over the holiday is melting fast. We didn't get any wind, DF...

Today
Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Re: Snowstorms - 2016
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2016, 01:53:16 pm »

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25f at 13:00
 
Wind WSW 20 mph
 
Humidity 44%
 
Dew Point  7F 
 
Pressure 30.50 in 

Visibility 9.0 mi

UV Index 1 out of 10

last 7 days

high of 20
low of -6

looks like we break out of the sub freezing on Sunday
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Re: Snowstorms - 2016
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2016, 03:51:51 am »

Wow, we had a 42 F today!!!  All the ice/snow on the house melted.  Awesome!  Now we get ice and slush.  Not so awesome.
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Re: Snowstorms - 2016
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2016, 07:43:31 am »

15F high today, near zero tonight.
25F high tomorrow, low in the teens.
high 30s & low 40s highs the rest of the week, lows mostly below freezing

A little taste of normal January weather around here, then back to El Nio.
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Re: Snowstorms - 2016
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2016, 09:16:54 am »

25 degrees out now, going for a high of 45. Down to 22 tonight, if it makes that. The forecast for last night said 19, but the low was 23. Not complaining... :) Forecast indicates some snow potential later in the week. Not going to hold my breath. Looks like 2016 will be a dry year here.
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Re: Snowstorms - 2016
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2016, 01:27:35 pm »

I'll merge the 2016 comments from the old thread.
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Re: Snowstorms - 2016
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2017, 07:26:53 am »

I know  it's 2017 already but I'll just comment for the snowfall in Iowa for 2016....  uh...  snow?  I think we got maybe an inch of snow this winter so far.  It's been a very weird winter.  Freezing, then thawing, freezing, then raining, freezing, then mid-friggin-50s.  This coming weekend we are supposed to reach 60.  In February.  I'm not complaining but I imagine this can't be good for trees if they start flowing sap and then we get a hard freeze again.
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Re: Snowstorms - 2016
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2017, 07:35:42 am »

The mid February thaw happens almost everywhere, almost every year. When it is prolonged, the trees will respond, of course. Even in the So. Calif. desert, we had the same problem and the fruit trees bloomed too early all too often. So, little or no fruit that year. But it doesn't damage the trees, and so they will fruit another time when the conditions are right.

We have had a lot of snow this year here in Wyoming, even the NE "banana belt." Right now, the last of the snowdrifts are melting and we have a massive MUD problem. More mild weather coming the next week, then the hope of a little more snow. But we don't expect the last hard freeze to come much before the end of April. So there's plenty of winter left. :)
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Re: Snowstorms - 2016
« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2017, 07:05:09 am »

The mid February thaw happens almost everywhere, almost every year. When it is prolonged, the trees will respond, of course. Even in the So. Calif. desert, we had the same problem and the fruit trees bloomed too early all too often. So, little or no fruit that year. But it doesn't damage the trees, and so they will fruit another time when the conditions are right.

We have had a lot of snow this year here in Wyoming, even the NE "banana belt." Right now, the last of the snowdrifts are melting and we have a massive MUD problem. More mild weather coming the next week, then the hope of a little more snow. But we don't expect the last hard freeze to come much before the end of April. So there's plenty of winter left. :)

Bummer.  I was hoping to hang up my winter coat early this year!  I'll be enjoying this warm weekend though.
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Re: Snowstorms - 2016
« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2017, 07:34:31 am »

Bummer.  I was hoping to hang up my winter coat early this year!  I'll be enjoying this warm weekend though.

My winter coat hangs on the back door all year long. It can snow here any month but July, and nights are cold most of the year. I don't usually wear that coat outside of the core winter months, but it is always good to have it there instead of needing to dig it out of the downstairs closet. :)
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