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Posted 28 December 2018 - 08:58 PM

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Plenty of golfers today...unreal :lol:

 

Might as well. Saves 'em a trip down south, eh?


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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 28 December 2018 - 09:05 PM

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It feels like Octoberish. :rolleyes:

 

Btw: Also, I am noticing the real cold air down the road is not real cold anymore. The 20s for highs are gone.

 

Only once or twice a century will a wintery Nov lead to a great winter. For SWMI you have to go way back to find one of those seasons. I believe 1951-52 was the best with 66-67 good as well. 1842-43 pulled it off as well. Those aren't great odds so when this Nov went full-blown winter you knew it could go great or, more often than not, it could go the other way. I will say that the current '16-17 treatment is enough to wanna fast-forward to spring, lol


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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 28 December 2018 - 11:07 PM

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Been snowing off and on here in Deerfield, Illinois for several hours and we've got over a half inch now. Side roads are actually starting to turn white with this last little burst.

 

It's not much, but it's enough to make it pretty!


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2018-19 snowfall:

 

Feb. 3rd-4th: 8"

Feb. 8th-9th: 6"

Feb. 10th: 3"

Feb. 11th-12th: 6"

Feb. 22nd: Trace

Feb. 24th: Trace

March 6th: 0.25"

March 7th: 1.5"

 

 

Total: 24.75"

 

 


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Posted 29 December 2018 - 03:29 AM

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Been snowing off and on here in Deerfield, Illinois for several hours and we've got over a half inch now. Side roads are actually starting to turn white with this last little burst.

 

It's not much, but it's enough to make it pretty!

I'm surprised to wake up this morning with a coating of snow (0.5") or so of snow.  Just a reminder we are in Winter and not Spring... ;) Hope your enjoying your stay here.



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Posted 29 December 2018 - 03:46 AM

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Have had -SN with varying VIS from 1 1/2SM to 9SM for 30 hours now-- and continuing. . Just around .75" . Not bragging. Just nice to see the ground white. The most white it's been all winter. 


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2018-19 Snowfall- 47.0" - JAN 19'   18.7" (7th all time snowiest) Feb 19' 25.7" (All Time Snowiest FEB)  JAN and FEB 19' first back to back double digit snow months since J/F of 2011


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Posted 29 December 2018 - 06:52 AM

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Curious to see what ohare records for last nights snow. We may have just DOUBLED our entire December of 0.3”.
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Posted 29 December 2018 - 07:07 AM

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Currently light snow and temps at 29F. Everything is white out there. Just under 0.5". Cant believe I am seeing snow falling. It has been awhile.



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Posted 29 December 2018 - 07:08 AM

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Only once or twice a century will a wintery Nov lead to a great winter. For SWMI you have to go way back to find one of those seasons. I believe 1951-52 was the best with 66-67 good as well. 1842-43 pulled it off as well. Those aren't great odds so when this Nov went full-blown winter you knew it could go great or, more often than not, it could go the other way. I will say that the current '16-17 treatment is enough to wanna fast-forward to spring, lol

At this pace, sure, why not. :lol:


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Posted 29 December 2018 - 03:07 PM

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Light snow falling. Similar to last night. At least for a short time it is a wintry feeling


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Posted 29 December 2018 - 03:22 PM

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We're 39* heavy cloud cove, rain coming in but only a 1/2" over 12 hrs.
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2018 Rainfall - 62.65"
High Temp. - 110.03*
Low Temp. - 8.4*

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Posted 29 December 2018 - 04:45 PM

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30 out with freezing drizzle all over the area. 30 plus accidents and no mention of it by NWS GRR. Fail
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Posted 29 December 2018 - 05:02 PM

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Getting some legit moderate snow here in Evanston just north of Chicago.

Got a solid inch on the ground from last night and now all the pavement is covered again.
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2018-19 snowfall:

 

Feb. 3rd-4th: 8"

Feb. 8th-9th: 6"

Feb. 10th: 3"

Feb. 11th-12th: 6"

Feb. 22nd: Trace

Feb. 24th: Trace

March 6th: 0.25"

March 7th: 1.5"

 

 

Total: 24.75"

 

 


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Posted 29 December 2018 - 05:06 PM

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30 out with freezing drizzle all over the area. 30 plus accidents and no mention of it by NWS GRR. Fail

 

:rolleyes:  two words that sadly get paired-up often. Did you score any snow last night or today?  I was in S. Haven and they had 1 or 1.5"

 

The 0.2" at home has put my Dec futility record in jeopardy. Trying to beat 2014's 1.2" and now sitting @ 1.1"


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 29 December 2018 - 05:10 PM

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Getting some legit moderate snow here in Evanston just north of Chicago.

Got a solid inch on the ground from last night and now all the pavement is covered again.

 

more -ZR here. Wondering if that will come my way or not?


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 29 December 2018 - 05:19 PM

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LOL, shoulda peeked at radar b4 posting above. Steady snow now with 0.1" so there goes my run at the futility record. If this slides just right, I could in for a surprise snowfall here. Radar looks healthy and no mixing evident.

 

From IWX, but heading my way basically and not holding my breath on GRR

 

Special Weather Statement
Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
737 PM EST SAT DEC 29 2018

MIZ077-078-300130-
Berrien-Cass-
737 PM EST SAT DEC 29 2018

...AN AREA OF MODERATE SNOW WILL AFFECT NORTHERN CASS AND BERRIEN
COUNTIES...

At 733 PM EST, an area of moderate snow was located along a line
from Sodus to Bridgman, moving east at 55 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph, Dowagiac, Buchanan, Fair Plain,
Benton Heights, Bridgman, Berrien Springs, Cassopolis, Watervliet,
Three Oaks, Coloma, Marcellus, Stevensville, Shorewood-Tower Hill,
Paw Paw Lake, Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert, Lake Michigan Beach and
Pokagon.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 196 between mile markers 0 and 7.
 Interstate 94 in Michigan between mile markers 6 and 42.

Visibilities will drop to less than a mile in this area of snow with
accumulations up to an inch possible especially north of M 60.

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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 29 December 2018 - 05:26 PM

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LOL, shoulda peeked at radar b4 posting above. Steady snow now with 0.1" so there goes my run at the futility record. If this slides just right, I could in for a surprise snowfall here. Radar looks healthy and no mixing evident.

 

From IWX, but heading my way basically and not holding my breath on GRR

 

Special Weather Statement
Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
737 PM EST SAT DEC 29 2018

MIZ077-078-300130-
Berrien-Cass-
737 PM EST SAT DEC 29 2018

...AN AREA OF MODERATE SNOW WILL AFFECT NORTHERN CASS AND BERRIEN
COUNTIES...

At 733 PM EST, an area of moderate snow was located along a line
from Sodus to Bridgman, moving east at 55 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph, Dowagiac, Buchanan, Fair Plain,
Benton Heights, Bridgman, Berrien Springs, Cassopolis, Watervliet,
Three Oaks, Coloma, Marcellus, Stevensville, Shorewood-Tower Hill,
Paw Paw Lake, Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert, Lake Michigan Beach and
Pokagon.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 196 between mile markers 0 and 7.
 Interstate 94 in Michigan between mile markers 6 and 42.

Visibilities will drop to less than a mile in this area of snow with
accumulations up to an inch possible especially north of M 60.

Enjoy buddy!


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Posted 29 December 2018 - 05:27 PM

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Here IMBY snowshowers and or flurries w temps in the upper 20s. A dusting is laying around.


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Posted 29 December 2018 - 05:53 PM

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:rolleyes: two words that sadly get paired-up often. Did you score any snow last night or today? I was in S. Haven and they had 1 or 1.5"

The 0.2" at home has put my Dec futility record in jeopardy. Trying to beat 2014's 1.2" and now sitting @ 1.1"


No snow. But Ottawa and Muskegon county dispatch is overwhelmed with slide offs. No one knows how bad it is because there is no advisory or warning of any hazardous travel. NWS here is horrid.
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Posted 29 December 2018 - 07:39 PM

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Looks like about 0.7" has fallen and still coming down here. Certainly a surprise win


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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 29 December 2018 - 08:58 PM

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Looks like about 0.7" has fallen and still coming down here. Certainly a surprise win

Indeed.....Same here. Snowing nicely. Everything snow covered. Radar looking impressive. Where the heck did this come from?!


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Posted 30 December 2018 - 06:21 AM

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ORD record .9 inches of snowfall yesterday. December total at 1.4 inches


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Posted 30 December 2018 - 06:59 AM

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There is a solid 0.3" of snow cover here in Grand Rapids. The ground is covered (the grass is sticking out) and the road is also covered. but this should be all gone later today. 



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Posted 30 December 2018 - 08:17 AM

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Received an inch of snow, which was definitely a surprise. Looks nice outside, finally looks like December. The rainstorm coming up for NYE and NYD should wash everything away.



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Posted 30 December 2018 - 08:18 AM

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Currently at 28F w mostly sunny skies.



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Posted 30 December 2018 - 08:23 AM

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Models are seeing a warm-up next weekend w temps rising into the 40s.............Half of January looks dull btw. Lets hope the other half shows action.



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Posted 30 December 2018 - 09:49 AM

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I'm surprised to wake up this morning with a coating of snow (0.5") or so of snow.  Just a reminder we are in Winter and not Spring... ;) Hope your enjoying your stay here.

 

Received an inch of snow, which was definitely a surprise. Looks nice outside, finally looks like December. The rainstorm coming up for NYE and NYD should wash everything away.

 

1.1" here yesterday and it was VERY NICE to wake up to snow cover after 29 days with brown ground. Currently below freezing but strong sunshine is doing it's trick wherever there's dark colored anything to absorb the rays. Oh well, it's on to tomorrow night's fun.


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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 30 December 2018 - 09:50 AM

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I will update this again on Tuesday or Wednesday but here is where several Michigan locations stand so far this December with just 2 more days to go. The mean in Grand Rapids is  32.6 that is a departure of +3.2 and there has only been 3.2” of snow fall (a departure of -17.6”) At Muskegon their mean is 33.8° (-3.2) and their snow fall has only been 3.2” (-23.7”) over at Lansing the mean is 31.7 (+3.1) and the snow fall is just 1.2” (-10.8”) on the east side of the state Detroit has a mean of 34.4 (+4.1) and only 0.4” of snow fall. At Flint the numbers are 31.3° (+3.8) and 3.3” Of snow fall. At Saginaw the numbers are 31.5 (+3.9) with just 0.9” of snow fall.  In norther Michigan Aplena has a December mean of 29.3 (+4.5) and just 4.5” of snow has fallen. In the UP Sault Ste Marie the mean is 26.1 (+3.6) with 14.2” of snow fall At Munising the mean is 27.7 (+3.5) and they have had just 14.3” of snow fall At Marquette the mean is 22.7 (+3.9) with 35.5” of snow fall.  The one big item that stands out is the lack of lake effect snow this winter here are some snow fall departure from norther Michigan Alpena -11.4” Houghton Lake -15.8” Gaylord -26.1” Traverse City -19.6” even in parts of the UP the snow fall is down Munising -11.8” Sault St Marie -4.9” and here in Grand Rapids for the winter season at this point the departure is now at -10.2”

The sun is now out here and the temperature is now at 33.4° and what little bit of snow on the ground is now melting.


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Posted 31 December 2018 - 04:18 AM

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On this last day of 2018, mother nature is going to ring in the New Year on a stormy note across the MW/GL's region.  It's to bad our New Year's storm isn't transpiring into a widespread winter storm.  I really thought this storm system had a good chance to develop into a bigger snowstorm, but it's just not going to happen.

 

In any case, yesterday afternoon I took a last minute trip up north to Castle Rock Lake to help a friend of mine fix his gas tank for his beach house.  It was sorta an emergency and came back last night.  The whole ride up north on the 90 had light snow/flurries sputtering out of the low stratus cloud deck and it had that wintry feel but the lack of a deep snow pack was not the look of winter up there.  The last time I took a trip up north into Wisco during the Winter was for a ski trip to Cascade Mtn a few years back and during that trip there was a landscape full of deep snow.  What I'm trying to say is, the brown landscape was an "eye sore" to look at.  Not only that, but the businesses that need the snow were desperate to see it snow again.  Keeping that in mind, we should make a slogan called..."MakeItSnowAgain"


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Posted 31 December 2018 - 09:16 AM

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I am in town and blowing snow is impressive. We still have most of our blizzard snow from last week and in places off of drifts the visibility is less than a block then no issues then low visibility. Glad I’m not driving an east west highway
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Posted 31 December 2018 - 09:35 AM

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Current conditions are rainy N cold w temps in the mid 30s.

 

El Nino continues!


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Posted 31 December 2018 - 10:06 AM

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Our spring-like "fake with the left" is here. High will be 63*

However, the right cross will be the 26* and ice we will see tomorrow evening. 

 

That's Texas for you.

Just when you think its safe to take your coat off, Winter let's you have it!

 

Happy New Year!!


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Before You Diagnose Yourself With Depression or Low Self-Esteem,...First Make Sure You Are Not In Fact, Just Surrounded By A$$holes.

2018 Rainfall - 62.65"
High Temp. - 110.03*
Low Temp. - 8.4*

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Posted 31 December 2018 - 10:20 AM

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Our spring-like "fake with the left" is here. High will be 63*
However, the right cross will be the 26* and ice we will see tomorrow evening.

That's Texas for you.
Just when you think its safe to take your coat off, Winter let's you have it!

Happy New Year!!


That's a pretty stiff one-two combo right there.

Here's to a white 2019!
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Posted 31 December 2018 - 09:11 PM

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Here are my totals...

 

December snow: 0.7"

December precip: 2.80"

 

2018 precip: 47.21"


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season snowfall: 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 01 January 2019 - 09:56 AM

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Here are my totals...

 

December snow: 0.7"

December precip: 2.80"

 

2018 precip: 47.21"

 

That would be an all-time Dec futility record here. Where does it rank for your area?


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 01 January 2019 - 06:16 PM

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That would be an all-time Dec futility record here. Where does it rank for your area?

 

There must have been some lower totals than 0.7".  I bet there is a trace December somewhere in the records.


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season snowfall: 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 01 January 2019 - 08:35 PM

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We finished December here with 5.6", only 0.3" below normal. It felt like we got less, but we did get 3" in the first couple days of the month which boosted our total.

2019 Severe Weather Season Statistics for my apartment:

 

Tornado Watches: 0 (Last: 6/11/2018)

Tornado Warnings: 2 (Last: 5/5/2019)

Severe Thunderstorm Watches: 6 (Last: 6/21/2019)

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings: 6 (Last: 6/21/2019)

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

SPC Day 1 Moderate Risks: 0 (Last: 6/1/2018)

SPC Day 1 Enhanced Risks: 1 (Last: 4/10/2019)

SPC Day 1 Slight Risks: 6 (Last: 6/21/2019)

 

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>1" Snowfalls for Lincoln Municipal Airport in 2018-2019: 10/14 (3.5"), 11/17 (2.6"), 11/25 (3.6"), 12/1-2 (3.0"), 12/28 (2.4"), 1/11-12 (4.9"), 1/22 (3.9"), 2/6-7 (2.2"), 2/15 (2.6"), 2/16-17 (4.2"), 2/19-20 (5.1"), 2/23 (8.0"), 3/2 (2.0"), 3/6-7 (4.3")

 

Total Snowfall for 2018-2019 @ KLNK: 55.5"             Coldest Low: -9*F (1/30, 3/4)

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/14/2018 @ 7:01 AM CDT                Last flake of the season (so far): 4/11/2019 @ 9:44 PM CDT

 


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 08:41 AM

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There must have been some lower totals than 0.7". I bet there is a trace December somewhere in the records.

I’m pretty confident there have been trace December snowfall amounts in the past in CR. Maybe even in the last decade as I’ve had no measurable snowfall in three December’s since 2000, but none in the 1990s. In 2002, (only .20” in 2001) 2006, & 2014! I’m only approximately 40 miles due south of CR. & my records start 1/1/1990.
Also only .30” snowfall this month
Season = 14.5” (Still above normal!)
Dec. precip.= 2.97”
2018 precip.= 49.69” (wettest yr. since 2010)
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(‘18 - ‘19 season snowfall total: 52”. ) Greatest season snowfall = 60.5” in 2007 - ‘08

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 07:57 PM

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I don't know why I didn't check my own records.  In my yard, December 2014 only received 0.6" of snow and December 2011 only 0.1".


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season snowfall: 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 02 January 2019 - 08:12 PM

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I don't know why I didn't check my own records.  In my yard, December 2014 only received 0.6" of snow and December 2011 only 0.1".

 

2014-15 leaps out to me as a massive analog year to this one. So does 02-03. Honestly, the SST setup in the Pacific for much of December almost perfectly mirrored that of December 2014.


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2018-19 Snowfall:

 

TOTAL: 48.0"

 

(Nov. 9: 0.6") (Nov. 17: 2.9") (Dec. 31: 0.5") (Jan. 12: 4.7") (Jan. 19: 5.7") (Jan. 22: 5.0") (Jan. 26: 1.5") (Jan. 28: 3.0") (Jan. 31: 3.1") (Feb. 10: 1.2") (Feb. 12: 8.2") (Feb. 17: 7.8") (Feb. 20: 4.0")

 

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Posted 03 January 2019 - 04:53 PM

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2014-15 leaps out to me as a massive analog year to this one. So does 02-03. Honestly, the SST setup in the Pacific for much of December almost perfectly mirrored that of December 2014.

 

agreed. as I watch 77-78 drop by the wayside and others as well, 14-15 remains a strong contender for best of the bunch. Another one well liked around here is 06-07 with Battle Creek hitting 97.5" that season despite the late start. One can only hope the we see something of that genre going forward.


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.."