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Posted 13 December 2017 - 12:39 PM

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Snow is also blowing around as winds are starting to really kick in. Near whiteout conditions at times. Just beautiful man. :D :ph34r:


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 02:02 PM

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Very heavy snow falling now w windy conditions. Accumulations are easily over 4inches and counting. Temp @ 19F.



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 02:07 PM

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Per TWC:

 

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT... * WHAT... HEAVY SNOW. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE. SEVERAL ADDITIONAL INCHES OF ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED BRINGING STORM TOTALS TO 6 TO 9 INCHES. THE HIGHEST TOTALS WILL BE BETWEEN I-69 AND I-96. * WHERE... PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN INCLUDING METRO DETROIT. * WHEN... UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW-COVERED. VISIBILITY TO FALL TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 02:12 PM

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Blagh. GFS is all rain here tomorrow.


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>1" Snowfalls for Lincoln Municipal Airport in 2017-2018: 

 

Total Snowfall for 2017-2018: Tr.


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 02:50 PM

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Currently heavy snow and a temp of 19F. It is crazy out there. :)



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 03:01 PM

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This thing has been slow and steady for us - not big accumulations but I thought we’d be all done by now.

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Posted 13 December 2017 - 03:58 PM

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Currently @ 6.2" and still snowing hard. Everything is getting buried out there. :ph34r:



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 04:04 PM

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Future radar has it snowing past midnight and quite heavily at that. Totals may exceed current forecast amounts. I can see them getting upped to possibly 8-12"+. :ph34r:


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 04:53 PM

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My subdivision is literally , almost impassable. Two cars are stuck from what I am looking at. People out there w their snowblowers, shovels, helping cars that are jammed and etc. Its crazy out there. :ph34r:


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 05:32 PM

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Per TWC:

 

Snowfall amounts were upped a bit from earlier:

 

TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 10 INCHES. * WHERE... PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN. * WHEN... UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT.



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 05:53 PM

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Per TWC:

 

Snowfall amounts were upped a bit from earlier:

 

TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 10 INCHES. * WHERE... PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN. * WHEN... UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT.

Niko, all these post by you some would think you were bragging  :D  :D  :D



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 06:06 PM

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Niko, all these post by you some would think you were bragging  :D  :D  :D


His little village getting in the jack zone is a small miracle, his excitement is understandable. Pretty sure he's not bragging. But even if he were a bit, I'd let it go personally
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Winter 2017-18 Snow Total = 11.4"  Oct: 0.0 Nov: 0.0 Dec: 11.4 Jan: 0.0 Feb: 0.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0 (annual avg for mby = ~49.9")

 

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 52"

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 57.4"

Winter 2014-15 Snow Total = 55.3"

Winter 2013-14 Snow Total = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!) 

Winter 2012-13 Snow Total = 47.2"

Winter 2011-12 Snow Total = 43.7"

 

Notable Blizzards/Snowstorms in SWMI: Nov 2015, Feb 2015, Jan 2014Feb 2011, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Jan 1982, Jan 1979, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, March 1973, Jan 1967, March 1947, Jan 1918

 

"Long range winter forecasting - it's like tossing darts in a hurricane.."  "In my day, they didn't name 'em, they just called 'em blizzards! *Shakes fist in air and ambles away mumbling to himself" and to think kids nowadays get day's off school because the wind blew. I think in '78 we only got 1 day off”  "..It's the U.P. where there are two seasons. Winter, and three months of bad skiing.."


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 06:42 PM

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Niko, all these post by you some would think you were bragging  :D  :D  :D

Dude..are you kidding me here. I am getting a major snowstorm here IMBY w accumulations exceeding 8"+ and full of excitement regarding my first criteria warnings of the Winter season and providing info to this board as well and also about to use my new snowblower and you are saying that I am bragging? It sounds like you are a little jealous. :rolleyes: :ph34r: ;) :P


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 06:44 PM

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His little village getting in the jack zone is a small miracle, his excitement is understandable. Pretty sure he's not bragging. But even if he were a bit, I'd let it go personally

Define small miracle? It doesnt snow in SEMI? :ph34r:

 

Btw: Have to admit, the track was awesome. Could not have been betta! ;)



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 06:49 PM

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Hey indianajohn, LOT pulled the trigger on an advisory. Does look like the plume could slow/stall somewhere around us, but exactly where is the question.


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
844 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

INZ001-002-141045-
/O.NEW.KLOT.WW.Y.0002.171214T0900Z-171214T1700Z/
Lake IN-Porter-
Including the cities of Gary and Valparaiso
844 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 11 AM CST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Lake effect Snow expected. Plan on slippery road
conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday.
Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Lake and Porter Counties in northwest Indiana.

* WHEN...From 3 AM to 11 AM CST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for widely varying visibility,
with visibilities falling below one half mile at times.
Snowfall rates up to one inch per hour are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
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Posted 13 December 2017 - 06:49 PM

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Define small miracle? It doesnt snow in SEMI? :ph34r:

A miracle would be getting it to snow in Nebraska, but at this point such a miracle certainly wouldn't be small.


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2016-17 Snowfall: 

TOTAL: 0.1"

 

(Dec. 8: 0.1)


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 07:04 PM

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lol....i knew this would somehow come back cornholes😃😁🤣
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Posted 13 December 2017 - 07:35 PM

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Still snowing IMBY w accumulations @ 8.3". :)


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 07:50 PM

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[quote name="Niko" post="283580" timestamp="1513222544"]

Still snowing IMBY w accumulations @ 8.3". :)[/quote

Congrats!! Post some pictures so we can see your winter wonderland.
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Posted 13 December 2017 - 07:54 PM

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[quote name="Niko" post="283580" timestamp="1513222544"]

Still snowing IMBY w accumulations @ 8.3". :)[/quote

Congrats!! Post some pictures so we can see your winter wonderland.

I will post some for sure.



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 07:57 PM

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I'm hearing reports that LES band hitting MKE is producing +SN for about 30 min....enough to whiten up the ground again...when it slides down the lake over here

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Posted 13 December 2017 - 08:02 PM

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Define small miracle? It doesnt snow in SEMI? :ph34r:
 
Btw: Have to admit, the track was awesome. Could not have been betta! ;)


To my recollection, have to go back to Feb '11 since any part of Motown beat this area in a large storm. Considering you will get at least double my 4" total, might be Dec '74 since that happened! Then there's this stat- only 1 in 88 clippers produce the kind of synoptic totals you are getting. So yeah, greater Detroit is beating some steep odds with this very nice storm..
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Winter 2017-18 Snow Total = 11.4"  Oct: 0.0 Nov: 0.0 Dec: 11.4 Jan: 0.0 Feb: 0.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0 (annual avg for mby = ~49.9")

 

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 52"

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 57.4"

Winter 2014-15 Snow Total = 55.3"

Winter 2013-14 Snow Total = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!) 

Winter 2012-13 Snow Total = 47.2"

Winter 2011-12 Snow Total = 43.7"

 

Notable Blizzards/Snowstorms in SWMI: Nov 2015, Feb 2015, Jan 2014Feb 2011, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Jan 1982, Jan 1979, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, March 1973, Jan 1967, March 1947, Jan 1918

 

"Long range winter forecasting - it's like tossing darts in a hurricane.."  "In my day, they didn't name 'em, they just called 'em blizzards! *Shakes fist in air and ambles away mumbling to himself" and to think kids nowadays get day's off school because the wind blew. I think in '78 we only got 1 day off”  "..It's the U.P. where there are two seasons. Winter, and three months of bad skiing.."


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 08:07 PM

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It has now stopped snowing here at my house.  The new snow around 5" and now have just under 8" on the ground.  While there as a long term heavy snow fall event the flack size was very snow so not a whole lot of accumulation.   



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 08:14 PM

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Snow is easing up here finally, not nearly as heavy as it was b4. Currently some light snow falling and should end by midnight. Visibility is much clearer. Now, the big "Dig-Out" starts soon.



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 08:16 PM

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It has now stopped snowing here at my house.  The new snow around 5" and now have just under 8" on the ground.  While there as a long term heavy snow fall event the flack size was very snow so not a whole lot of accumulation.   

Post some pics.



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 08:46 PM

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The snow has finally ended! :D



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 09:04 PM

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Yea Hoosier I’m thinking east of I65... gonna be interesting


Hey indianajohn, LOT pulled the trigger on an advisory. Does look like the plume could slow/stall somewhere around us, but exactly where is the question.


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
844 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

INZ001-002-141045-
/O.NEW.KLOT.WW.Y.0002.171214T0900Z-171214T1700Z/
Lake IN-Porter-
Including the cities of Gary and Valparaiso
844 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 11 AM CST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Lake effect Snow expected. Plan on slippery road
conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday.
Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Lake and Porter Counties in northwest Indiana.

* WHEN...From 3 AM to 11 AM CST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for widely varying visibility,
with visibilities falling below one half mile at times.
Snowfall rates up to one inch per hour are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 09:05 PM

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Yea was just messing with Niko.... and yes a little jealous 😜😜

Dude..are you kidding me here. I am getting a major snowstorm here IMBY w accumulations exceeding 8"+ and full of excitement regarding my first criteria warnings of the Winter season and providing info to this board as well and also about to use my new snowblower and you are saying that I am bragging? It sounds like you are a little jealous. :rolleyes: :ph34r:


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 09:35 PM

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Yea Hoosier I’m thinking east of I65... gonna be interesting



Model trends would suggest west of there as well. Might want to be within a couple miles of the lake for the best stuff as models have it retreating/hugging the shore with time.

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 05:05 AM

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@ NW IN posters, how much did you score from the LES thus far???  

 

Niko, I better see some pics today!  Hope all those in MI/WI who scored from this clipper are doing better snow wise and got their first accumulating "snow fix" outta the way.


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@ NW IN posters, how much did you score from the LES thus far???

Niko, I better see some pics today! Hope all those in MI/WI who scored from this clipper are doing better snow wise and got their first accumulating "snow fix" outta the way.


We got about 2.5 inches or so over the course of the day - one of those light accumulation days but snowed off and on all afternoon and evening. Wish it was six or seven but it looks great out there and very festive!
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Posted 14 December 2017 - 06:33 AM

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@ NW IN posters, how much did you score from the LES thus far???  

 

Niko, I better see some pics today!  Hope all those in MI/WI who scored from this clipper are doing better snow wise and got their first accumulating "snow fix" outta the way.

Will post for sure. I never experienced such a strong, dynamic clipper , filled w so much moisture. It was snowing for nearly 13 hours continuously. Snowfall rates were 2"/per hr for a at least couple of hours by evening commute. Just an amazing storm. :D


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Posted 14 December 2017 - 06:36 AM

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Currently @ 12F w deep, blue sunny skies and a ton of snow out there. A true December, Winter day for SEMI.



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Posted 14 December 2017 - 06:55 AM

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Currently @ 12F w deep, blue sunny skies and a ton of snow out there. A true December, Winter day for SEMI.

 

Calm, but a tad bit nippy at home this morning! 

 

Attached File  20171214 KRMY 8am Obs.PNG   22.09KB   1 downloads

 

 

Actually bottomed @ 1º about 7:15 am. Pretty amazing stuff. 7 wks from first freeze in Marshall, and just 8 days since that 10 day stretch of mild 50's  :)


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Winter 2017-18 Snow Total = 11.4"  Oct: 0.0 Nov: 0.0 Dec: 11.4 Jan: 0.0 Feb: 0.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0 (annual avg for mby = ~49.9")

 

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 52"

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 57.4"

Winter 2014-15 Snow Total = 55.3"

Winter 2013-14 Snow Total = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!) 

Winter 2012-13 Snow Total = 47.2"

Winter 2011-12 Snow Total = 43.7"

 

Notable Blizzards/Snowstorms in SWMI: Nov 2015, Feb 2015, Jan 2014Feb 2011, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Jan 1982, Jan 1979, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, March 1973, Jan 1967, March 1947, Jan 1918

 

"Long range winter forecasting - it's like tossing darts in a hurricane.."  "In my day, they didn't name 'em, they just called 'em blizzards! *Shakes fist in air and ambles away mumbling to himself" and to think kids nowadays get day's off school because the wind blew. I think in '78 we only got 1 day off”  "..It's the U.P. where there are two seasons. Winter, and three months of bad skiing.."


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Posted 14 December 2017 - 07:01 AM

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Calm, but a tad bit nippy at home this morning! 

 

attachicon.gif20171214 KRMY 8am Obs.PNG

 

 

Actually bottomed @ 1º about 7:15 am. Pretty amazing stuff. 7 wks from first freeze in Marshall, and just 8 days since that 10 day stretch of mild 50's  :)

Brutal! My temps tanite will fall like a rock. Zero to 5 above. BRRRRRRR......

 

TBH.....I am liking the way this Met Winter has started off.


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Storm recap for mby. Per ASOS the 2 periods of snow totaled about 12 hrs, with +SN limited to an hour around 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Still, when I went out to clear my walks and parking area about 10 pm, it was still coming down at a nice clip and with the wind and cold temps felt like a true "storm" and more like middle of January! Had to dress in full winter gear like in a NMI December. 

 

Nice little storm and pleased with the 2nd half rally that got me to 4.5" 

 

Next up..

 

Attached File  20171214 Intellicast 36hr GLs map-7am Fri 15th.jpg   104.37KB   2 downloads


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Winter 2017-18 Snow Total = 11.4"  Oct: 0.0 Nov: 0.0 Dec: 11.4 Jan: 0.0 Feb: 0.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0 (annual avg for mby = ~49.9")

 

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 52"

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 57.4"

Winter 2014-15 Snow Total = 55.3"

Winter 2013-14 Snow Total = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!) 

Winter 2012-13 Snow Total = 47.2"

Winter 2011-12 Snow Total = 43.7"

 

Notable Blizzards/Snowstorms in SWMI: Nov 2015, Feb 2015, Jan 2014Feb 2011, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Jan 1982, Jan 1979, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, March 1973, Jan 1967, March 1947, Jan 1918

 

"Long range winter forecasting - it's like tossing darts in a hurricane.."  "In my day, they didn't name 'em, they just called 'em blizzards! *Shakes fist in air and ambles away mumbling to himself" and to think kids nowadays get day's off school because the wind blew. I think in '78 we only got 1 day off”  "..It's the U.P. where there are two seasons. Winter, and three months of bad skiing.."


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Posted 14 December 2017 - 07:06 AM

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Storm recap for mby. Per ASOS the 2 periods of snow totaled about 12 hrs, with +SN limited to an hour around 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Still, when I went out to clear my walks and parking area about 10 pm, it was still coming down at a nice clip and with the wind and cold temps felt like a true "storm" and more like middle of January! Nice little storm and pleased with the 2nd half rally that got me to 4.5" 

 

Next up..

 

attachicon.gif20171214 Intellicast 36hr GLs map-7am Fri 15th.jpg

Do I dare say....more snow for us???!!! :huh: :)  Its looking likely I am hearing.



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Posted 14 December 2017 - 07:08 AM

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How much snow did you end up with money?

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 07:11 AM

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How much snow did you end up with money?


2-3 range

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 08:08 AM

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@ NW IN posters, how much did you score from the LES thus far???  

 

Niko, I better see some pics today!  Hope all those in MI/WI who scored from this clipper are doing better snow wise and got their first accumulating "snow fix" outta t

As usual Lake County got a dusting...not sure what is going on in Porter County



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Posted 14 December 2017 - 08:13 AM

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Do I dare say....more snow for us???!!! :huh: :)  Its looking likely I am hearing.

 

From GRR's disco, more headlines for the LES counties are almost a given and somebody will sweet-spot with another 6+ (Prolly Allegan Cnty if had to guess). 2-3" for Marshall would be frosting on the 6-layer cake. Some of my original 0.4 hvy dusting from the 7th is at the bottom with five days of measurable snow since.. ;)


Winter 2017-18 Snow Total = 11.4"  Oct: 0.0 Nov: 0.0 Dec: 11.4 Jan: 0.0 Feb: 0.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0 (annual avg for mby = ~49.9")

 

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 52"

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 57.4"

Winter 2014-15 Snow Total = 55.3"

Winter 2013-14 Snow Total = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!) 

Winter 2012-13 Snow Total = 47.2"

Winter 2011-12 Snow Total = 43.7"

 

Notable Blizzards/Snowstorms in SWMI: Nov 2015, Feb 2015, Jan 2014Feb 2011, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Jan 1982, Jan 1979, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, March 1973, Jan 1967, March 1947, Jan 1918

 

"Long range winter forecasting - it's like tossing darts in a hurricane.."  "In my day, they didn't name 'em, they just called 'em blizzards! *Shakes fist in air and ambles away mumbling to himself" and to think kids nowadays get day's off school because the wind blew. I think in '78 we only got 1 day off”  "..It's the U.P. where there are two seasons. Winter, and three months of bad skiing.."


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Posted 14 December 2017 - 08:50 AM

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Beautiful snowcover in Wausau, WI. This weather webcam has a good angle. 

 

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 08:59 AM

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@ NW IN posters, how much did you score from the LES thus far???

Niko, I better see some pics today! Hope all those in MI/WI who scored from this clipper are doing better snow wise and got their first accumulating "snow fix" outta the way.


Just a little bit, like indianajohn said. I'm not sure if anybody in Lake/Porter got advisory amounts. Lack of reports doesn't help. Oh well. It wouldn't have survived the coming warm up anyway.

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 09:25 AM

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Looks like I received 10inches total from this major snowstorm. More pics to come!

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 07:05 PM

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Some more pics......

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Posted Yesterday, 06:30 AM

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Final Pics.......

 

 

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Posted Yesterday, 06:48 AM

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DANG! GR getting clocked! WMJim should be pleased.. :)

 

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Winter 2017-18 Snow Total = 11.4"  Oct: 0.0 Nov: 0.0 Dec: 11.4 Jan: 0.0 Feb: 0.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0 (annual avg for mby = ~49.9")

 

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 52"

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 57.4"

Winter 2014-15 Snow Total = 55.3"

Winter 2013-14 Snow Total = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!) 

Winter 2012-13 Snow Total = 47.2"

Winter 2011-12 Snow Total = 43.7"

 

Notable Blizzards/Snowstorms in SWMI: Nov 2015, Feb 2015, Jan 2014Feb 2011, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Jan 1982, Jan 1979, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, March 1973, Jan 1967, March 1947, Jan 1918

 

"Long range winter forecasting - it's like tossing darts in a hurricane.."  "In my day, they didn't name 'em, they just called 'em blizzards! *Shakes fist in air and ambles away mumbling to himself" and to think kids nowadays get day's off school because the wind blew. I think in '78 we only got 1 day off”  "..It's the U.P. where there are two seasons. Winter, and three months of bad skiing.."


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Those squalls heading my way later this afternoon! :)



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DANG! GR getting clocked! WMJim should be pleased.. :)

 

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Yes, Here at my house I receive about a half hour of very heavy snow fall. Heck the rate now is still heavy with about a .25 mile visibility but during the heaviest it was around 200 feet if that Now at 3" for today but almost 2" of that fell in a half hour or less


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Posted Yesterday, 07:33 AM

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Yes, Here at my house I receive about a half hour of very heavy snow fall. Heck the rate now is still heavy with about a .25 mile visibility but during the heaviest it was around 200 feet if that Now at 3" for today but almost 2" of that fell in a half hour or less

 

So, 4+ in/hr there..wow, I love that when it's ++SN  Don't see it often in Marshall, but remember it fondly from my NMI days. This makes up for a general shafting for GR with the Clipper when it looked like you'd get 6" min


Winter 2017-18 Snow Total = 11.4"  Oct: 0.0 Nov: 0.0 Dec: 11.4 Jan: 0.0 Feb: 0.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0 (annual avg for mby = ~49.9")

 

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 52"

Winter 2015-16 Snow Total = 57.4"

Winter 2014-15 Snow Total = 55.3"

Winter 2013-14 Snow Total = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!) 

Winter 2012-13 Snow Total = 47.2"

Winter 2011-12 Snow Total = 43.7"

 

Notable Blizzards/Snowstorms in SWMI: Nov 2015, Feb 2015, Jan 2014Feb 2011, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Jan 1982, Jan 1979, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, March 1973, Jan 1967, March 1947, Jan 1918

 

"Long range winter forecasting - it's like tossing darts in a hurricane.."  "In my day, they didn't name 'em, they just called 'em blizzards! *Shakes fist in air and ambles away mumbling to himself" and to think kids nowadays get day's off school because the wind blew. I think in '78 we only got 1 day off”  "..It's the U.P. where there are two seasons. Winter, and three months of bad skiing.."