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Posted 24 December 2017 - 06:52 AM

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I just shoveled driveway. I'd say between 3 and 4 inches south of lincoln


Congrats! When's the last date you needed your shovel?

Winter 2018-19 Snow Total = 55.9"  Largest Storm: 2x 7" (1/28-29 & 1/18-19)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 15.2 Dec: 2.0 Jan: 21.7 Feb: 14.1 Mar: 2.4 Apr: 0.5 

 

Annual avg for mby = 49.9"  Avg for last 10 seasons = 67.4" (135% of normal)

2017-18 = 68.3"   2016-17 = 52"   2015-16 = 57.4"   2014-15 = 55.3"   2013-14 = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!)  2012-13 = 47.2"   2011-12 = 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

 

Legit Blizzards (high winds and dbl digit snows): Feb 2011, Dec 2009, Jan 2005, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Nov 1989, Jan 1982, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, Apr 1975, Mar 1973, Jan 1967

 

"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 24 December 2017 - 06:54 AM

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As others in my area have said, this stuff is light pixie dust.  It would probably have to snow like this all day just to get an inch.  I'm only at a half inch now and there are only a few hours left.  We got our first measurable snow, but it's pretty underwhelming.


season snowfall: 11.4"

 

'18-19: 50.2"      '17-18: 39.5"      '16-17: 17.9"      '15-16: 20.0"      '14-15: 30.4"      '13-14: 48.3"      '12-13: 34.1"

 

Average snowfall: ~30"


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 07:02 AM

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We have about 2 inches of fluffy snow on the ground now here in Omaha.

It finally looks like a Winter Wonderland outside! And just in time to give a White Christmas... I will definitely take this!
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Posted 24 December 2017 - 07:21 AM

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I had 2.3" at 7:30am in Omaha. Just the perfect little snow for Christmas.
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Posted 24 December 2017 - 07:28 AM

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Surprised to see Lehs showing up near downtown Chicago...slight easterly component in the wind direction...

 

 



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 07:37 AM

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Gotta like 12Z NAM: :D

 

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Posted 24 December 2017 - 07:38 AM

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WWA for my area w 2-4"+.

 

My local weartherman said that near half a foot is not outta the question for SEMI.


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 07:55 AM

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Pixie dust falling for about 90 minutes IMBY, .25" so far. It's gonna have to continue until late afternoon to cover the grass unless it picks up.

 

But, still, Merry Christmas.


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On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 07:58 AM

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Still waiting for the expected snow to start. I went to the south side of town yesterday and boy there is quite a difference in the snow on the ground from here on the NW side to the SW side.  Here the ground is mostly covered (with very noticeable bare sports) but on the south side of town the ground is mostly bare with some covered spots. The official low at GRR was 18° here at my house I got down to 17° it is now 20° and still no snow falling.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 08:21 AM

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Still waiting for the expected snow to start. I went to the south side of town yesterday and boy there is quite a difference in the snow on the ground from here on the NW side to the SW side.  Here the ground is mostly covered (with very noticeable bare sports) but on the south side of town the ground is mostly bare with some covered spots. The official low at GRR was 18° here at my house I got down to 17° it is now 20° and still no snow falling.


Yep, we went from 37 for a high yesterday, to a forecasted 25 today and the dryness of the air mass is not helping and a very ill-time intrusion. Ofc, if we had an actual SLP it'd be pulling some warmth up ahead of it, but this doesn't get amped til it's dumping on New England. Fantasy pattern...if you live out there! :-|

Winter 2018-19 Snow Total = 55.9"  Largest Storm: 2x 7" (1/28-29 & 1/18-19)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 15.2 Dec: 2.0 Jan: 21.7 Feb: 14.1 Mar: 2.4 Apr: 0.5 

 

Annual avg for mby = 49.9"  Avg for last 10 seasons = 67.4" (135% of normal)

2017-18 = 68.3"   2016-17 = 52"   2015-16 = 57.4"   2014-15 = 55.3"   2013-14 = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!)  2012-13 = 47.2"   2011-12 = 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

 

Legit Blizzards (high winds and dbl digit snows): Feb 2011, Dec 2009, Jan 2005, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Nov 1989, Jan 1982, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, Apr 1975, Mar 1973, Jan 1967

 

"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 24 December 2017 - 08:29 AM

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I even got .8" and im 10 miles north of hwy 20. Nice surprise!! White Christmas 😊
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Posted 24 December 2017 - 08:32 AM

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The Lehs plume is actually enhancing snowfall all the way out to E DuPage county...interesting surprise...I should get underneath the western end in about 30-60 min...


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 09:14 AM

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Well just started getting magnifying glass snow, that is snow with flacks so small one needs a almost needs a magnifying glass to see them. Temperature is at 22° with that very light snow falling.so what fall will stay.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 09:21 AM

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Pixie dust here in the NW burbs of Milwaukee.  Has been snowing for about 3 hours now and barely beginning to coat the ground.  Not much, but it's really nice to see.  Hopefully lots more in the days to come.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 09:43 AM

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Will post another picture of yard shortly. Light snow is still falling, but looks like the back edge is only a couple of hours away. Grass is still fairly visible. Even with cold temperatures, the amount of snow may still melt under the sun because there is not much of it. This has been a real dud of a storm system.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 09:44 AM

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CAA light snow falling now as the arctic air moves in. Mood flakes are a nice touch today. Highs tomorrow of 1F falling to -5F by 10am. Yikes.
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Posted 24 December 2017 - 09:50 AM

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Got right at 1” of snow. Will probably end up just barely over that in the end. I’ll certainly take it considering it’s xmas eve

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Posted 24 December 2017 - 10:14 AM

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Snow just started here. Temp @ 24F.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 10:18 AM

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Merry Christmas to all!! I ended up with 3 inches of snow, just a beautiful view outside with the fresh snow cover! Really put me in the Christmas mood, hoping we get lucky with one of the upcoming clippers again.
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Posted 24 December 2017 - 10:20 AM

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My snow totals are now upped to 3-6" :D

 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING... * WHAT... SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. * WHERE... LIVINGSTON, OAKLAND, MACOMB, WASHTENAW, WAYNE, LENAWEE AND MONROE COUNTIES. * WHEN... UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. 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.

 

Sweet! :ph34r:


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 10:22 AM

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It snowed at a pretty good clip for a time not long ago when some of that Lehs swung through but has now turned into a meso low offshore...

 

Latest measurement: 1.0"...hoping to score another inch throughout the day which would be just enough to cover the grass tips.  Landscape looks like Winter is back here in Chi city!


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 10:24 AM

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Looks like this system is taking a negative tilt towards evening.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 10:31 AM

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Very nice to have snow again. Everyone enjoy their Christmas snow.
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Posted 24 December 2017 - 11:01 AM

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1:00PM Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Still seeing flurries but likely only little additional accumulation for today.

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Posted 24 December 2017 - 11:04 AM

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My yard looks similar, and like Iowawx said, looks like flurries/snow showers may continue for the rest of the day here, but shouldn't amount to more than a DAB. I say this assuming those rolls of cumulus clouds are producing occasional snow showers.

 

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TOTAL: 11.3"

(Oct. 29: 2.5") (Oct.31: 4.7) (Nov 11. 4.1")

 

 

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Posted 24 December 2017 - 11:21 AM

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Visibility down to around 500 ft at the moment with a small but super intense squall line rolling through. Trying to start the meat smoker for the ham without much success. Haha.
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Posted 24 December 2017 - 11:32 AM

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Just scooped off the driveway. First time this year. Nice little gift for me! I always love going outside with the shovel right after a fresh snowfall. #WinterMood
​NW wind is picking up.......adds a bite that's for sure! Currently 23 outside.
I'm right at 1" for total snowfall this season, lol.


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 11:37 AM

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Currently, moderate snow falling w a temp @ 23F. Everything is snowcover.  :ph34r:



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 11:51 AM

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Looks like the total was 3.6" at LNK and 1.7" at OMA. Not bad, wish I was there! Hopefully there will be a nice snowpack when I get back on the 6th.


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Snowfall in Lincoln, NE:

2016-17: 7.5"

2017-18: 21.4"

2018-19: 55.5"

2019-20: 1.2" (so far)  

 

Average: 25.9"

 

 

 

 

 


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 11:51 AM

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This snowfall was perfectly timed....even though its light it is just enough to make everything white. I'm hosting Christmas this evening and making dinner. Definitely puts me in the holiday mood! Finally looks like Winter outside.
​Getting cloudy again. Maybe I'll score some mood flakes with the CAA :)
Merry Christmas to you all!


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 11:59 AM

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Maybe 3/4" here. I would call it heavy pixie dust for the past 30 minutes...

Dubuque 2007-2008 Winter

 

78.1"  Total snowfall

February Snowfall 32.5"

City salt usage  : 12,211 tons

Days of measurable snow  : 40


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 12:11 PM

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1.1 inches total here.  The liquid total is 0.11", so the pixie dust gave us a ratio of 10 to 1, not the 15-20 to 1 everyone was throwing around.  This is why I prefer watching the precip total maps and largely ignore the kuchera crap.  90% of the time, ratios are lower than expected.


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season snowfall: 11.4"

 

'18-19: 50.2"      '17-18: 39.5"      '16-17: 17.9"      '15-16: 20.0"      '14-15: 30.4"      '13-14: 48.3"      '12-13: 34.1"

 

Average snowfall: ~30"


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 12:16 PM

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1.1 inches total here.  The liquid total is 0.11", so the pixie dust gave us a ratio of 10 to 1, not the 15-20 to 1 everyone was throwing around.  This is why I prefer watching the precip total maps and largely ignore the kuchera crap.  90% of the time, ratios are lower than expected.

DMX said Lamoni had 17:1 ratios.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 12:20 PM

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My area is now upgraded to a Winterstorm Warning.......

 

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT... * WHAT... HEAVY SNOW. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. * WHERE... EASTERN OAKLAND, MACOMB AND WAYNE COUNTIES. * WHEN... UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... EXPECT VISIBILITY OF 1/2 MILE OR LOWER AND SNOW-COVERED ROADS. 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.

 

Wow! :ph34r:


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 12:24 PM

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  • NOW until
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    Winter Storm Warning

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    Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight
     

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    Heavy Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: 17 °F



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 12:27 PM

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1.1 inches total here. The liquid total is 0.11", so the pixie dust gave us a ratio of 10 to 1, not the 15-20 to 1 everyone was throwing around. This is why I prefer watching the precip total maps and largely ignore the kuchera crap. 90% of the time, ratios are lower than expected.


Our airport had 8:1 ratios while temps were in the upper teens. NWS said winds were pretty strong above the surface so flake size was much smaller despite a lot of lift in the DGZ and calm winds at the surface
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Posted 24 December 2017 - 12:51 PM

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Just took a snow fall measurement and drum roll please. As of 4:45 at my house the snow fall is now up to just under half a inch. So yes the ground will be white here in Grand Rapids for this Christmas. As for Christmas day one has to wonder if we do indeed get wind gust of 35 MPH that if there could not be white out conditions? the temperature is now at 21° with that light snow falling.


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 01:02 PM

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Just took a snow fall measurement and drum roll please. As of 4:45 at my house the snow fall is now up to just under half a inch. So yes the ground will be white here in Grand Rapids for this Christmas. As for Christmas day one has to wonder if we do indeed get wind gust of 35 MPH that if there could not be white out conditions? the temperature is now at 21° with that light snow falling.

What advisory are ya in? or are you in any?



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 01:07 PM

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This storm is going neg-tilt by evening.

 

Noaa:

Height falls associated with the system are very impressive as it pivots around
base of main longwave trough axis and allows for negatively tilted
configuration into tonight. :ph34r:

 

More heavy snow tomorrow (Christmas Day)

 

Activity shifts east late evening into the overnight as the storm
system lifts quickly in the northeast CONUS. However, re-enforcing
Arctic air will shift east into area on Christmas Day and lead to a
rather nasty day. Conditions appear rather favorable for impressive
Lake Effect snow squalls to shift east into area from Lake Michigan
as equilibrium heights on the order of 11-12kft will allow for good
convective depth and locally heavy snow rates. Trajectory with the
passage of next frontal boundary suggest this activity should focus
in the M-59 to I-94 region where local amounts of several inches
will be possible.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 01:20 PM

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What advisory are ya in? or are you in any?

Kent county is in a WWA starting at 7 PM until 7 PM Monday.  Adding up the possible snow fall totals looks like it could be in the 3-5" range. 



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 01:32 PM

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Kent county is in a WWA starting at 7 PM until 7 PM Monday.  Adding up the possible snow fall totals looks like it could be in the 3-5" range. 

Dont be surprise if ya get upgraded. I am supposed to get 5-7inches w more snow tomorrow from very impressive lake bands.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 05:03 PM

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My area is now upgraded to a Winterstorm Warning.......
 
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT... * WHAT... HEAVY SNOW. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. * WHERE... EASTERN OAKLAND, MACOMB AND WAYNE COUNTIES. * WHEN... UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... EXPECT VISIBILITY OF 1/2 MILE OR LOWER AND SNOW-COVERED ROADS. 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.
 
Wow! :ph34r:


Dude!! Congrats on the upgrade! Ur Killin me with the parade of storm warnings tho! Ha! Enjoy bud! Wouldn't surprise me if tomorrow over-performs once again for SEMI
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Winter 2018-19 Snow Total = 55.9"  Largest Storm: 2x 7" (1/28-29 & 1/18-19)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 15.2 Dec: 2.0 Jan: 21.7 Feb: 14.1 Mar: 2.4 Apr: 0.5 

 

Annual avg for mby = 49.9"  Avg for last 10 seasons = 67.4" (135% of normal)

2017-18 = 68.3"   2016-17 = 52"   2015-16 = 57.4"   2014-15 = 55.3"   2013-14 = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!)  2012-13 = 47.2"   2011-12 = 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

 

Legit Blizzards (high winds and dbl digit snows): Feb 2011, Dec 2009, Jan 2005, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Nov 1989, Jan 1982, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, Apr 1975, Mar 1973, Jan 1967

 

"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 24 December 2017 - 05:16 PM

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Dude!! Congrats on the upgrade! Ur Killin me with the parade of storm warnings tho! Ha! Enjoy bud! Wouldn't surprise me if tomorrow over-performs once again for SEMI

Thanks dude! :D :ph34r:

 

Its piling up there. Tomorrow looks like a nasty day w more heavy snowsqualls w several more inches.


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 06:15 PM

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Just came in from clearing the walks, and while some pixie dust continues, I'm calling it 2.8" for part-1 of this Christmas storm. We will how tomorrow's Artic front passage and ensuing lake squalls set up? Attm, it's looking like the best will remain just north, blowing all the way to Niko's place!
Sure is a nice delivery by The Polar Express!
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Winter 2018-19 Snow Total = 55.9"  Largest Storm: 2x 7" (1/28-29 & 1/18-19)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 15.2 Dec: 2.0 Jan: 21.7 Feb: 14.1 Mar: 2.4 Apr: 0.5 

 

Annual avg for mby = 49.9"  Avg for last 10 seasons = 67.4" (135% of normal)

2017-18 = 68.3"   2016-17 = 52"   2015-16 = 57.4"   2014-15 = 55.3"   2013-14 = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!)  2012-13 = 47.2"   2011-12 = 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

 

Legit Blizzards (high winds and dbl digit snows): Feb 2011, Dec 2009, Jan 2005, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Nov 1989, Jan 1982, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, Apr 1975, Mar 1973, Jan 1967

 

"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 24 December 2017 - 06:35 PM

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Just came in from clearing the walks, and while some pixie dust continues, I'm calling it 2.8" for part-1 of this Christmas storm. We will how tomorrow's Artic front passage and ensuing lake squalls set up? Attm, it's looking like the best will remain just north, blowing all the way to Niko's place!
Sure is a nice delivery by The Polar Express!

It should be interesting to see part 2 tomorrow.  This is turning out into a beautiful "Christmas Eve Snowstorm" for SEMI. :ph34r:  It will be brutally cold Monday night and Tuesday night w clear skies, fresh snowcover  and diminishing winds should really drop those readings below zero. I expect readings to bottom out somewhere between -3 to -8F. My highs will be around 6F or 8F on Tuesday. BRRRRR.

 

Atm, it looks like a more important storm might be in the works for late in the week for some peeps on here to receive some appreciable snows. Idk, but, seems like it could be a large swath of precip covering the nation.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 07:24 PM

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Currently, blowing snow and snow w winds starting to pick up a bit. Several inches have already fallen (4 to 5"). Temp @ 20F.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 07:41 PM

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Very nice to have snow again. Everyone enjoy their Christmas snow.

Its been a while Tony and Tom --hasnt it?



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 08:17 PM

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Its been a while Tony and Tom --hasnt it?

It really has and it couldn't have been so well-timed.  Today's snow reminded me of Dec '13 Christmas Day event when it snowed about 2" of powder.  I'm just glad we got enough to cover up the grass!  I received about 1.5" (ish)...how about you?  Did that lake enhanced band "thump" some snow in the city?

 

Edit: ORD officially picked up 1.8"



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 08:58 PM

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Its been a while Tony and Tom --hasnt it?

Looking forward to more later this week

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Posted 24 December 2017 - 10:15 PM

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On my ridge back home from Christmas Eve Mass, I was struck by the beauty of the blanket of freshly fallen snow on top of the Christmas lights.  The cold temps and flurries in the air make it feel very festive out there tonight.  Can't tell you enough how much I miss this type of weather!  It's been snowing all day long and finally winding down.  This was certainly a treat from nature.


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