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Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:32 PM

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I've got a really bad feeling about the rest of Feb. Like it's going to get warm, soggy, screw up the ski hill, and then get cold. That NW flow didn't stay very long at all.



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Posted 14 February 2018 - 06:41 PM

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Euro with major ice for Cedar Rapids next week


TUE 00Z 20-FEB 3.8 8.3 1009 95 94 0.42 562 555
TUE 06Z 20-FEB -1.8 7.3 1016 85 75 0.33 563 551
TUE 12Z 20-FEB -1.7 8.6 1017 88 61 0.13 564 551
TUE 18Z 20-FEB -0.8 8.7 1017 94 87 0.20 565 552
WED 00Z 21-FEB -2.1 7.0 1018 92 94 0.21 565 551
WED 06Z 21-FEB -4.4 4.4 1021 85 82 0.16 563 546
WED 12Z 21-FEB -6.4 0.3 1024 67 90 0.01 561 542
WED 18Z 21-FEB -6.0 -2.5 1025 60 100 0.02 560 540
THU 00Z 22-FEB -6.5 -5.1 1025 68 97 0.16 555 536


How does it look in S WI?

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 08:48 PM

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How does it look in S WI?

 

Look out your window!



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Posted 14 February 2018 - 08:52 PM

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All I see is darkness
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 09:56 PM

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That is a scary temp gradient. Something nasty is brewing.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 09:57 PM

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That is a scary temp gradient. Something nasty is brewing.

Yeah. Dry air.


>1" Snowfalls for Lincoln Municipal Airport in 2018-2019: 10/14 (3.5")

 

Total Snowfall for 2018-2019 @ KLNK: 3.5"             Coldest Low: N/A yet

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/14/2018 @ 7:01 AM CDT       

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2018 Severe Weather Season Statistics for my apartment:

 

Tornado Watches: 2 (Last: 6/11/2018)

Tornado Warnings: 0 (Last: 5/9/2016)

Severe Thunderstorm Watches: 6 (Last: 9/20/2018)

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings: 5 (Last: 9/20/2018)

SPC Day 1 High Risks: 0 (Last: 6/5/2008)

SPC Day 1 Moderate Risks: 1 (Last: 6/1/2018)

SPC Day 1 Enhanced Risks: 3 (Last: 6/30/2018)

SPC Day 1 Slight Risks: 9 (Last: 9/20/2018)


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 04:39 AM

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I started a thread for the Presidents Day storm...

 

http://theweatherfor...ents-day-storm/


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 05:21 AM

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I've also decided to start a Spring/Summer thread...

 

http://theweatherfor...summer-outlook/



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Posted 15 February 2018 - 05:50 AM

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@ Snowshoe, 00z GEFS look ideal for the north to get some good late season snowfall for your sleds...


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 06:06 AM

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Well, what do you know...snowing here with a temperature of 30 F...low visibility and an even lower ceiling.

 

The NWS Rapid City even issued a "Winter Weather Advisory" for the Black Hills...stating that models had trended snowier overnight.

 

Might be the first positive snow trend / pleasant surprise in Recent Memory.

 

Though there is no new accumulation hitherto; so I shan't celebrate just yet...


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 06:11 AM

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Please tell me the .7inches of rain that's supposed to come to SE wisconsin on Monday is a lie. All I see on GFS and GEM is rain, rain rain. It's too early for this, this is going to ruin the lake and the snow hill by the end of feb, easily.



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Posted 15 February 2018 - 06:18 AM

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Please tell me the .7inches of rain that's supposed to come to SE wisconsin on Monday is a lie. All I see on GFS and GEM is rain, rain rain. It's too early for this, this is going to ruin the lake and the snow hill by the end of feb, easily.

It may be a good idea to expect rain at this point.  It's NOT looking favorable in the lower lakes for any snow to fall over the next week.  If I were you, I wouldn't look for any ideal conditions for skiing in the foreseeable future unless you go farther north.  The ridge is turning out to be a massive one and if you want to believe the EPS, it's suggesting a torch by the end of Feb.  GEFS have backed off the cooler look as well and focusing the cold out in the Plains/Rockies.



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Posted 15 February 2018 - 06:26 AM

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It may be a good idea to expect rain at this point.  It's NOT looking favorable in the lower lakes for any snow to fall over the next week.  If I were you, I wouldn't look for any ideal conditions for skiing in the foreseeable future unless you go farther north.  The ridge is turning out to be a massive one and if you want to believe the EPS, it's suggesting a torch by the end of Feb.  GEFS have backed off the cooler look as well and focusing the cold out in the Plains/Rockies.

 

I looked at that Long Range "CFS" snow cover and depth map...and though it is obviously just a silly guess map...it had practically no snow on the ground for the next 720 hours / 30 days for all of Lower Michigan...even the eastern parts of Upper Michigan....with the no snow line for everywhere south and west of Madison.

 

Southeast Ridge can be a killer.

 

It is extremely unlikely to verify; but it does point to a less than favorable pattern.



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Posted 15 February 2018 - 06:56 AM

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Well that was a fun week of winter...till next year!
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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:13 AM

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Well that was a fun week of winter...till next year!

 

Behold; thou shalt have All the Tomorrows...

 

But, as I always say, the Day after the 6th Day was the Last One played under the Old Rules; and Tomorrow Never Came....

 

Snowing nicely here with a temp of 31 F and a dusting has accumulated!


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:16 AM

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Behold; thou shalt have All the Tomorrows...

But, as I always say, the Day after the 6th Day was the Last One played under the Old Rules; and Tomorrow Never Came....

Snowing nicely here with a temp of 31 F and a dusting has accumulated!


Your in for a nice run...wouldn’t be surprised if you get close to seasonal norms in the snowfall dept. What is your deficit and your seasonal total snowfall?
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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:17 AM

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I would love to ride out of the front yard once this winter. But it looks like I'll be trailering an hour north again.

@ Snowshoe, 00z GEFS look ideal for the north to get some good late season snowfall for your sleds...


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:43 AM

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The mid February melt down continues. The current temperature here at my house is now at 43° the low last night did not get below 40° While there is still a good 6 inches of snow on the ground here that will not last too much longer and by next week there should be just snow piles left. So a early “spring” snow melt this year once again.


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:48 AM

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My snowfall will take a beating and pretty confident it will be gone in a week or sooner. That fog last night really did a job on my snowpack. Not looking good down the road as far as snowfall and that's fine w me because I am totally ready for Spring once March rolls on in. Some nice rainfall next week. Looking forward to that as it will clean up the roads from all of that salt and dirt. :D



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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:05 AM

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My snowfall will take a beating and pretty confident it will be gone in a week or sooner. That fog last night really did a job on my snowpack. Not looking good down the road as far as snowfall and that's fine w me because I am totally ready for Spring once March rolls on in. Some nice rainfall next week. Looking forward to that as it will clean up the roads from all of that salt and dirt. :D

On item to keep an eye on is a mid March system always "Be ware of the Ides of March"


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:28 AM

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It may be a good idea to expect rain at this point.  It's NOT looking favorable in the lower lakes for any snow to fall over the next week.  If I were you, I wouldn't look for any ideal conditions for skiing in the foreseeable future unless you go farther north.  The ridge is turning out to be a massive one and if you want to believe the EPS, it's suggesting a torch by the end of Feb.  GEFS have backed off the cooler look as well and focusing the cold out in the Plains/Rockies.

That is as pessimistic as I have ever heard you Tom



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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:36 AM

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Your in for a nice run...wouldn’t be surprised if you get close to seasonal norms in the snowfall dept. What is your deficit and your seasonal total snowfall?

 

I've been outside on my decking watching it for the last hour or so as it has been snowing beautifully...temp fell from 31 F to 24 F in minutes...and there were near blizzard conditions for a period with heavy snow, blowing snow and very strong winds that shook the house.

 

First "pleasant surprise" snowfall of the year. 

 

NWS Rapid City again doing an excellent job...issuing a WWA this morning.  They have had a sterling year for an incredibly difficult area to forecast for.

 

I started the day with a seasonal total of 22"...so, as the saying goes...I've got a long way to go...and a short time to get there...lol.


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:38 AM

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That is as pessimistic as I have ever heard you Tom


I’ve been pretty honest with myself this season and making calls that weren’t favorable for Chicago. Trying to keep the wishcasting on the sidelines, but ya, it doesn’t really look that appealing next week. My sister is taking her kids to AZ Sun am and I’m almost considering doing the same once we get into March.
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Posted 15 February 2018 - 09:19 AM

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Too many people on the forum seem too willing to write winter off already.  It's been a wildly vacillating pattern of warm and cold cycles.  We are entering a warm phase now, but by the end of the month it seems as though the cold will likely be waiting in the wings to come on strong for an epic finish to winter.  Both the AO and NAO or foretasted to dip into negative territory.  And a SSW event should be doing its dirty work by then.  Seems like, based upon the cycling pattern this winter, the first couple weeks of March could hold potential - and we all know that early March can behave much more like winter than spring in the upper Midwest.  Winter is not over!


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 09:32 AM

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Too many people on the forum seem too willing to write winter off already.  It's been a wildly vacillating pattern of warm and cold cycles.  We are entering a warm phase now, but by the end of the month it seems as though the cold will likely be waiting in the wings to come on strong for an epic finish to winter.  Both the AO and NAO or foretasted to dip into negative territory.  And a SSW event should be doing its dirty work by then.  Seems like, based upon the cycling pattern this winter, the first couple weeks of March could hold potential - and we all know that early March can behave much more like winter than spring in the upper Midwest.  Winter is not over!

I think March is going to be an epic month for a lot of us. Just like you said, the transition from warmth to cold will lead to some massive storm systems. I think we see all modes of weather in the month.....here is what the CPC boys are thinking. 

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 09:40 AM

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I'm a fan of the "less scientific value" of this kind of map, and I like to look at all the neat colors and comparison of various regions. But, as said before, these often come up a bit shy of reality. Once again my complaint in that regards is confirmed when I look at SEMI which they show only the more northern area of the Detroit metro region above the 4 foot mark. In reality, DTW is well above that mark. This from the guy who does the official measuring for Detroit: 

 

Thru Feb 11th, Detroit was sitting at 3rd snowiest winter on record to that point.

 

The top 5 snowiest seasons THRU FEB 11

1.) 70.8" - 2013-14

2.) 56.9" - 1977-78

3.) 52.5" - 2017-18

4.) 51.4" - 1974-75

5.) 50.4" - 1929-30

 

I find it fascinating that they are basically neck-n-neck with 74-75 which I liked as an analog going into this season. That was an exciting analog to me personally as KFNT close to my home town had their snowiest winter that season (later topped by 13-14). KFNT iirc is currently beating Marshall and not far behind Battle Creek with 65" (and change).


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Winter 2018-19 Snow Total = 0.0"  Oct: 0.0 Nov: 0.0 Dec: 0.0 Jan: 0.0 Feb: 0.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0 (annual avg for mby = ~49.9", avg for last 10 seasons = 67.4" ) 135% of normal-helluva stretch!!

 

Winter 2017-18 Snow Total = 68.3"

Winter 2016-17 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 15 February 2018 - 10:07 AM

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I'm a fan of the "less scientific value" of this kind of map, and I like to look at all the neat colors and comparison of various regions. But, as said before, these often come up a bit shy of reality. Once again my complaint in that regards is confirmed when I look at SEMI which they show only the more northern area of the Detroit metro region above the 4 foot mark. In reality, DTW is well above that mark. This from the guy who does the official measuring for Detroit: 

 

Thru Feb 11th, Detroit was sitting at 3rd snowiest winter on record to that point.

 

The top 5 snowiest seasons THRU FEB 11

1.) 70.8" - 2013-14

2.) 56.9" - 1977-78

3.) 52.5" - 2017-18

4.) 51.4" - 1974-75

5.) 50.4" - 1929-30

 

I find it fascinating that they are basically neck-n-neck with 74-75 which I liked as an analog going into this season. That was an exciting analog to me personally as KFNT close to my home town had their snowiest winter that season (later topped by 13-14). KFNT iirc is currently beating Marshall and not far behind Battle Creek with 65" (and change).

 

It may be off here & there...but overall; I think they drew a pretty darn good map.

 

Believe me; I've seen far worse efforts.



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Posted 15 February 2018 - 11:00 AM

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Well, what do you know...snowing here with a temperature of 30 F...low visibility and an even lower ceiling.

 

The NWS Rapid City even issued a "Winter Weather Advisory" for the Black Hills...stating that models had trended snowier overnight.

 

Might be the first positive snow trend / pleasant surprise in Recent Memory.

 

Though there is no new accumulation hitherto; so I shan't celebrate just yet...

 

Moderate snow, blowing snow at Noon...temp 19 F...wind North at 30 mph gusting over 40 mph.

 

Visibility down to 1/2 mile...but sometimes lower in heavier activity.


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 11:15 AM

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That is as pessimistic as I have ever heard you Tom


Not sure about pessimistic, but definitely realistic.

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 12:49 PM

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Moderate snow, blowing snow at Noon...temp 19 F...wind North at 30 mph gusting over 40 mph.

 

Visibility down to 1/2 mile...but sometimes lower in heavier activity.

 

Its over...very tough measure with all the wind...but I would say about 1.5" new snow for the day.

 

Extremely pleasant event; it was during the day when you could see it...it was sooooooo windy and for about 2 hours it was sort of like a mini-blizzard with much blowing snow...and more than anything else; it was somewhat unexpected...as some models yesterday had a complete shut out here.  Lastly, the snow cover that disappeared yesterday has returned...just as I waxed poetic about in a previous post.

 

"Condition people to expect nothing; and the least little bit gets them all excited."

 

Monthly total: 8.0"

Seasonal total: 23.5"

 

The ground has now been well-covered with snow on 56 days this season.


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 01:20 PM

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We overperformed yesterday and again today.  The late-morning DVN forecast said steady temp near 39, but the airport is now at 47.  The relatively deep snow pack has taken a beating.  Quite a bit of bare ground is showing up in open/well-trafficked areas.


season snowfall: 0.0"

 

'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 15 February 2018 - 03:11 PM

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We're torching in 40s, meanwhile it was 80 in St. Louis today...



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Posted 15 February 2018 - 05:01 PM

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DFN of -14.2 F at Rapid City through the first 14 days of February.

 

Mean temp was 11.9 F for that same interval.

 

Definitely one of the coldest February's on record so far.

 

Extreme minimum for the month (so far) was -16 F.

 

(Had accidentally placed this is the storm thread; rather than the obs. thread where it belongs). 


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 05:46 PM

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How quickly the winter landscape can fade...

 

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 05:50 PM

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How quickly the winter landscape can fade...

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You can say that again. Large piles remain here and still snow on shaded sides but a lot of grass now showing.

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 05:58 PM

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Big snows are usually followed by thaws; only because big snows invariably come at the very end of a cold pattern; and the snow often signals that pattern change.

 

This is more common in areas south of 42 N...as to the north of that parallel; there is less up & down and more persistent cold from December through February.



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Posted 15 February 2018 - 06:33 PM

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Our snow pack is also down to 1 inch, 2 in spots.


season snowfall: 0.0"

 

'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 15 February 2018 - 07:23 PM

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Pretty solid Secondary frontal snow here... Ripping good

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:27 PM

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A week to build up that snow cover --3 days to take it down



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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:28 PM

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Today's cold front feels way more like one that we would have in the middle of November than one in the middle of February. Nice mild day interrupted by strong North winds and sharply dropping temperatures here. It feels like football season outside.

Also, it looks like some light snow action is happening off to the South. Keep it down there, especially knowing it'd go away Saturday anyway. That's right folks, it's the season of not being able to maintain a snow cover once again.
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>1" Snowfalls for Lincoln Municipal Airport in 2018-2019: 10/14 (3.5")

 

Total Snowfall for 2018-2019 @ KLNK: 3.5"             Coldest Low: N/A yet

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/14/2018 @ 7:01 AM CDT       

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2018 Severe Weather Season Statistics for my apartment:

 

Tornado Watches: 2 (Last: 6/11/2018)

Tornado Warnings: 0 (Last: 5/9/2016)

Severe Thunderstorm Watches: 6 (Last: 9/20/2018)

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings: 5 (Last: 9/20/2018)

SPC Day 1 High Risks: 0 (Last: 6/5/2008)

SPC Day 1 Moderate Risks: 1 (Last: 6/1/2018)

SPC Day 1 Enhanced Risks: 3 (Last: 6/30/2018)

SPC Day 1 Slight Risks: 9 (Last: 9/20/2018)


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Posted 16 February 2018 - 02:27 AM

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The map of winter sadness. Lol.

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 05:44 AM

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No snow chances over 384 hours on GFS.

 

Our record earliest last measurable snow is February 5. Our record latest is May 3. It is not out of reason to wonder if we may have gotten our last measurable snow this Winter. I get it, March exists and SSW and yada yada yada. But don't be surprised.


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>1" Snowfalls for Lincoln Municipal Airport in 2018-2019: 10/14 (3.5")

 

Total Snowfall for 2018-2019 @ KLNK: 3.5"             Coldest Low: N/A yet

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/14/2018 @ 7:01 AM CDT       

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2018 Severe Weather Season Statistics for my apartment:

 

Tornado Watches: 2 (Last: 6/11/2018)

Tornado Warnings: 0 (Last: 5/9/2016)

Severe Thunderstorm Watches: 6 (Last: 9/20/2018)

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings: 5 (Last: 9/20/2018)

SPC Day 1 High Risks: 0 (Last: 6/5/2008)

SPC Day 1 Moderate Risks: 1 (Last: 6/1/2018)

SPC Day 1 Enhanced Risks: 3 (Last: 6/30/2018)

SPC Day 1 Slight Risks: 9 (Last: 9/20/2018)


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Posted 16 February 2018 - 07:05 AM

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I'm a fan of the "less scientific value" of this kind of map, and I like to look at all the neat colors and comparison of various regions. But, as said before, these often come up a bit shy of reality. Once again my complaint in that regards is confirmed when I look at SEMI which they show only the more northern area of the Detroit metro region above the 4 foot mark. In reality, DTW is well above that mark. This from the guy who does the official measuring for Detroit: 

 

Thru Feb 11th, Detroit was sitting at 3rd snowiest winter on record to that point.

 

The top 5 snowiest seasons THRU FEB 11

1.) 70.8" - 2013-14

2.) 56.9" - 1977-78

3.) 52.5" - 2017-18

4.) 51.4" - 1974-75

5.) 50.4" - 1929-30

 

I find it fascinating that they are basically neck-n-neck with 74-75 which I liked as an analog going into this season. That was an exciting analog to me personally as KFNT close to my home town had their snowiest winter that season (later topped by 13-14). KFNT iirc is currently beating Marshall and not far behind Battle Creek with 65" (and change).

It has been a sweet Winter here in Detroit (especially the burbs). I think my snowfall thus far this season is in the mid to upper 50s range. A little more than the city itself. No complaints!



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Posted 16 February 2018 - 07:08 AM

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On item to keep an eye on is a mid March system always "Be ware of the Ides of March"

March can be a sneaky month, no doubt at all. Also, lots of negatives aspects to go w it, such as longer daylight hours, higher sun angle and etc. But yes, March can be an extreme month.



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Posted 16 February 2018 - 07:09 AM

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Its cloudy currently and colder w temps in the upper 20s. Still snow around, but not for long.



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Posted 16 February 2018 - 08:42 AM

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I could be wrong, but every model run seems to be trending warmer and warmer for the midwest/lower great lakes to end out February.    


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Posted 16 February 2018 - 08:47 AM

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I could be wrong, but every model run seems to be trending warmer and warmer for the midwest/lower great lakes to end out February.    

You are not wrong. Looks really seasonable here as we go into met Spring.


>1" Snowfalls for Lincoln Municipal Airport in 2018-2019: 10/14 (3.5")

 

Total Snowfall for 2018-2019 @ KLNK: 3.5"             Coldest Low: N/A yet

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/14/2018 @ 7:01 AM CDT       

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

2018 Severe Weather Season Statistics for my apartment:

 

Tornado Watches: 2 (Last: 6/11/2018)

Tornado Warnings: 0 (Last: 5/9/2016)

Severe Thunderstorm Watches: 6 (Last: 9/20/2018)

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings: 5 (Last: 9/20/2018)

SPC Day 1 High Risks: 0 (Last: 6/5/2008)

SPC Day 1 Moderate Risks: 1 (Last: 6/1/2018)

SPC Day 1 Enhanced Risks: 3 (Last: 6/30/2018)

SPC Day 1 Slight Risks: 9 (Last: 9/20/2018)


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Posted 16 February 2018 - 08:48 AM

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I could be wrong, but every model run seems to be trending warmer and warmer for the midwest/lower great lakes to end out February.


Indeed, EPS won that battle without a doubt and it looks warmer than avg to close out the month. Watch, March ends up being wasted BN temps with abysmal weather.

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 08:51 AM

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The middle of March is when climo begins to favor rain (or red flag warnings) over snow here. Looking at models, I REALLY wouldn't be surprised if we see no more measurable snow beyond a couple of late slushfests for the rest of the Winter.


>1" Snowfalls for Lincoln Municipal Airport in 2018-2019: 10/14 (3.5")

 

Total Snowfall for 2018-2019 @ KLNK: 3.5"             Coldest Low: N/A yet

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/14/2018 @ 7:01 AM CDT       

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

2018 Severe Weather Season Statistics for my apartment:

 

Tornado Watches: 2 (Last: 6/11/2018)

Tornado Warnings: 0 (Last: 5/9/2016)

Severe Thunderstorm Watches: 6 (Last: 9/20/2018)

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings: 5 (Last: 9/20/2018)

SPC Day 1 High Risks: 0 (Last: 6/5/2008)

SPC Day 1 Moderate Risks: 1 (Last: 6/1/2018)

SPC Day 1 Enhanced Risks: 3 (Last: 6/30/2018)

SPC Day 1 Slight Risks: 9 (Last: 9/20/2018)


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Posted 16 February 2018 - 08:59 AM

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Yeah, not much cold in the 15-day EPS for Cedar Rapids.  The EPS, early in the month, wrongly predicted a big warmup around Feb 10th, but this time there won't be a widespread, deep snow pack to keep us cold.

 

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season snowfall: 0.0"

 

'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"