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Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:50 AM

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I'm not sure why the NWS always holds on to warnings and advisories so long after they clearly should be removed.  So it's a blown forecast, ok admit it and move on.  Don't linger warnings out all day so that the people who don't know better think more is on the way.  


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Season Snowfall 23.2"


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:54 AM

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Ringsted, IA not far from the MN border in NC Iowa, is reporting 7" of snow.  Ringsted also was the big winner last weekend in IA with 14".  So they are at 21" an counting in the past 5 days.  


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:57 AM

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LOL, DVN is now EXTENDING the winter weather advisory and warnings until 1:00am.  What am i missing here?  This map is basically the DVN viewing area.  Nothing to come from the south or west, so I don't know where this precip is expected to develop from.

 

 

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Season Snowfall 23.2"


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 09:20 AM

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I dunno sure seems like a bust around here flake size is awful.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 09:29 AM

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DVN should not have issued a warning for the row of counties through Cedar Rapids in the first place.  Keeping it in effect is silly.  The HRRR says light snow will fill in this afternoon, but warnings are not supposed to be issued for a few slick spots.


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season snowfall: 36.2"

 

'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 18 April 2018 - 09:40 AM

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Literally on my door step  HRRR getting slightly more enthused around here



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Posted 18 April 2018 - 10:30 AM

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snow


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 10:47 AM

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at 11:54 DVN published this.  Showing 3-4" for DBQ who has reported 0" and with none more expected.  I mean, they must be drunk today.  

 

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 10:54 AM

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Its almost comical how far south the models were just yesterday with this thing



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Posted 18 April 2018 - 11:03 AM

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Gosaints looks to be getting crushed right now.
DMX updated their snowfall map. 8-10" all acrosse far N IA and 4-6 along 20 corridor.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 11:04 AM

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Maybe an inch down here....gonna bust big time! Kinda happy about it to be honest
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Posted 18 April 2018 - 11:07 AM

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Gosaints looks to be getting crushed right now.
DMX updated their snowfall map. 8-10" all acrosse far N IA and 4-6 along 20 corridor.

Rip city.  this is 1/4 vis stuff



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Posted 18 April 2018 - 11:56 AM

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at 11:54 DVN published this.  Showing 3-4" for DBQ who has reported 0" and with none more expected.  I mean, they must be drunk today.  

 

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Wait woah. Why did they continue a WSW for a county that they forecasted to only get 2" at most?


>1" Snowfalls for Toledo Express Airport in 2019-2020: 11/11 (4.0"), 12/31 (1.0"), 1/17-18 (5.5"), 2/5-6 (3.2"), 2/9 (1.3"), 2/12-13 (1.2"), 2/25-26 (4.1"), 3/22 (1.6"), 4/17 (2.0")

 

Total Snowfall for 2019-2020 @ KTOL: 25.6"            Coldest Low: 8*F (11/13)

 

 

First flake of the season: 11/7/2019 @ 10:06 AM EST

 


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 11:58 AM

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impressive totals right along the IA/MN border.

 

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 12:02 PM

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It's finally snowing here.  It only took most of the day to switch.


season snowfall: 36.2"

 

'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 18 April 2018 - 12:15 PM

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looks like this band rotating through could drop an inch or two for north of Highway 30.  I guess that warrants a winter storm warning... meanwhile other storms drop 4" and no headlines issued.  Silly NWS.  


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 12:30 PM

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It’s coming down good. Ground has already whitened up pretty good as well. Probably 1/2-3/4 of an inch

2019-20 Snowfall:

 

TOTAL: 28.6"

(Oct. 29: 2.5") (Oct. 31: 4.7") (Nov 11. 4.1") (Dec. 9: 0.3") (Dec. 11: 1.3") (Jan. 3: 1.0") (Jan. 11: 2.1") (Jan. 17: 4.7") (Jan. 23: 3.1") (Jan 24. 3.6") (Jan. 28: 0.7") (Feb. 13: 1.5")

 

 

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 12:34 PM

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It’s coming down good. Ground has already whitened up pretty good as well. Probably 1/2-3/4 of an inch

 

Radar shows better returns passing just north of me.  I still only have a dusting.  You have a nice band moving in.


season snowfall: 36.2"

 

'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 18 April 2018 - 12:55 PM

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Jeez, DVN is stil refusing to downgrade the winter storm warning because there could be some slick spots on the roads this evening.  What a joke.


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season snowfall: 36.2"

 

'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 18 April 2018 - 01:11 PM

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How's it going up in Madison?  They've been reporting 1/4 mi visibility the last two hours.


season snowfall: 36.2"

 

'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 18 April 2018 - 01:34 PM

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Sauk City, 30 miles NW of Madison reported 3.5"


Season Snowfall 23.2"


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 01:42 PM

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Do u guys have ice potential? Maybe thats why DVN has the WSW going.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 01:46 PM

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I just got home. Only bout 2" otg. Bigtime melting/compaction going on. Impossible to get an accurate total. Id say 3-4 prolly safe bet. Those 11-12 totals up north would have been here if yesterday's guidance would have panned out.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 01:49 PM

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EURO was way off, even with the 0z run last night and precipitation on radar. It had me getting 4-5 inches and all i saw was a few snow showers lol.


2018-2019 Snowfall Totals So Far : 59.5"

 

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 02:16 PM

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4 inches in 4 hours... Double digit totals just south of here

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 02:22 PM

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Producing pretty nicely for us here. Looks like we have about two inches down so far.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 02:50 PM

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I am 10mi south of madison...snow shut off maybe 2in down

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 02:52 PM

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The light snow had trouble accumulating here this afternoon.  The grass whitened up just a bit, but it's gone now.  I thought I would have to record 0.0", but I just checked my white snow board and it has a half inch on it.


season snowfall: 36.2"

 

'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 18 April 2018 - 03:13 PM

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Sun just came out and it's 6:15pm. Oh wait.....its supposed to be spring! Already doing a number on the snowpack on the deck. Temp went up to 35.
Thinkin today was my last flakes til next season.



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Posted 18 April 2018 - 03:38 PM

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Lol this is getting stupid. 5.5 inch Noaa report 4 miles from here
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Posted 18 April 2018 - 03:50 PM

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Flake size is smaller but still pouring snow

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 04:07 PM

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Pushing four inches here.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 04:45 PM

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Make it stop

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 04:51 PM

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Make it stop


41F now and snow will be gone by the weekend here. Looks like you’re getting hit good right now. Sorry.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 05:10 PM

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41F now and snow will be gone by the weekend here. Looks like you’re getting hit good right now. Sorry.


Gonna be a lot of standing water once this melts

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 05:26 PM

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Make it stop


How much did you get up there?

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 05:29 PM

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Gonna be a lot of standing water once this melts

Yeah even down here we have some ditch water. Always the concern with late season snow. No one wants a pond in their basement.


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 05:32 PM

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Looks like ozaukee cty is getting pounded. 2.5for a total here.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 05:34 PM

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How much did you get up there?


Probably 2 or so but it came down good for like an hour

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 05:46 PM

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Like it or hate it, it's a beautiful snow.

I'm not going to measure it, but maybe 3-3.5"

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 05:50 PM

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Like it or hate it, it's a beautiful snow.

I'm not going to measure it, but maybe 3-3.5"


I think we are pushing four, tapered off a lot - I agree though, one of the nicest snowfalls of the year visually - clinging to trees, etc. Hope that’s it for this year though.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 06:30 PM

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Gonna be a lot of standing water once this melts


Yep hydro issues are guaranteed. Frost line still about 15-19” deep. No where for 18” of snow to melt into.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:59 PM

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I finished with about 0.8" of snow.  That'll put my season total a half inch short of 40".


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season snowfall: 36.2"

 

'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 19 April 2018 - 07:00 AM

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WWA fail for mby. Couldn't be happier at avoiding a 4th treacherous commute this month.


Winter 2019-20 Snow Total = 43.7"  Largest Storm: 7" (11/11)        Oct: T Nov: 7.8 Dec: 7.1 Jan: 7.3 Feb: 18.0 Mar: 3.5 Apr: 0.0 

 

Annual avg for mby = 49.7"  Avg for last 10 seasons = 67.4" (135% of normal)

2018-19 = 56.1"  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"

 

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