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The snow for next week looks to stay well to the north of central lower Michigan but back in 1975 when I lived in Bay City that was not the case.  The storm started just after sunset on Wednesday April 2nd 1975. The second was a cold and windy day with the high for the day a just 33° with a NE wind.  As I said the snow started just after sunset and by 9 PM it was snow very hard and around 10PM there was a thunderstorm with a lot of thunder and lightning  and where I lived the winds were around 60 MPH or more during the thunderstorm. The power went out at my house and stay out for the next day. In the back yard I had 5 foot drifts. Here are some reports from the April 3rd Bay City Times.

"17 inches of snow stall area; rest of state also hit hard," the headline on the front page of The Bay City Times read on April 3, 1975. A photograph of a man riding a snowmobile through the city and snow covering South Washington are featured on the page. The 1975 storm temporarily closed Saginaw Township's Fashion Square Mall and police urged motorists to stay at home. The storm hit much of lower Michigan and led to traffic troubles throughout the region surrounding Bay City and Saginaw.  In Lansing, Michigan State University had a snow day and M-81 was closed in Tuscola County. The “official snow fall at MBS (about 18 miles SW of Bay City) was 14.4”. That snow stay on the ground for 9 days.

Does not impress me. (not too sure about that)

Snowfall as of today:  Jan, 2021: 15.2"

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Correction to the above: I said that 2x, once in late Jan for the Feb open and the other time was recently for the April open.  Mind you, I was born in '82, so since then, I have not seen a pattern as

Now just imagine if this was four months ago.

Always a little sad when we transition out of winter storm mode. I thought the discussions were tremendous. I come here to learn from extremely smart people. I have told my wife that some on here hav

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Sunshine breaking out as the rain is departing away.

 

Not really sure whether to turn on my Sprinklers yet. I will wait till June the way this Spring is going.  :lol:

Snowfall as of today:  Jan, 2021: 15.2"

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Lincoln is gonna be right on the edge of this. It'll be a white Easter, but the weenie band will probably skirt just to the south of the city. Beatrice doesn't look like a bad spot. 

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Snowfall in Lincoln, NE:

2017-18: 21.4"   

2018-19: 55.5"   

2019-20: 17.6"   

2020-21: 13.9" (so far)

Average: 25.9"

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Happy Easter everyone!  I hope you all can enjoy this special day with family and friends over a delicious meal.  Meantime, today marks the 1st day that we begin to see records being broken.  How many locals will achieve these stats???  I'm truly amazed that this same pattern is cycling through and will deliver similar results, however, this time, it is far more reaching than back in Feb.

 

 

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The record snowfall for Easter in #Indy is 0.3” set in 1972. The record snowfall for April 1 is 2” set in 1924. Both of those records will likely fall given current forecast.

 

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Looking out in the extended, ensembles are onto yet another big system during the 8th-11th period, prob moreso between the 9th-10th.  00z EPS showing a cutter as well as the GEFS.  Last night's 00z Euro dumps 1-2 Feet across the same area who are about to get hit early this week.  Incredible pattern for April.

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God OAX radar is garbage. Every time there's a semi-major snow event it goes down. I thought they repaired it so it'd never happen again?

>1" Snowfalls for Fargo-Hector Int'l Airport in 2020-21: 10/20 (4.2"), 10/22 (2.7"), 12/23 (1.2"), 12/27 (1.8"), 12/29-30 (4.1"),

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 16.3"            Coldest Low: -9*F (12/24)

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/15 @ 21:27 CDT

 

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From the looks of Hastings radar Lincoln is getting oofed. Same band is just training to the South of Lincoln.

>1" Snowfalls for Fargo-Hector Int'l Airport in 2020-21: 10/20 (4.2"), 10/22 (2.7"), 12/23 (1.2"), 12/27 (1.8"), 12/29-30 (4.1"),

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 16.3"            Coldest Low: -9*F (12/24)

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/15 @ 21:27 CDT

 

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Looks like Kearney to Beatrice is doing real well with an intense weenie band and temps in the low 20's. #PowderinApril

I am over 5” and snow continues. More development to my west. It is only 21 degrees so isn’t any melting yet. Looks like it will be the heaviest snowfall of the year. I have been under this band for several hours. Heaviest was supposed to be north, but this main band stole the show. Pictures after coffee. Happy Easter.

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Lincoln may get a nice weenie band here in a couple hours. It'd be nice to return home to powder this afternoon. It's an Easter miracle.

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>1" Snowfalls for Fargo-Hector Int'l Airport in 2020-21: 10/20 (4.2"), 10/22 (2.7"), 12/23 (1.2"), 12/27 (1.8"), 12/29-30 (4.1"),

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 16.3"            Coldest Low: -9*F (12/24)

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/15 @ 21:27 CDT

 

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PER NOAA:

 

 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PM EDT MONDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected. Snowfall rates of around one inch per hour possible Monday morning. * WHERE...Portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York. * WHEN...From 2 AM to 2 PM EDT Monday. *

 

 

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Snowfall as of today:  Jan, 2021: 15.2"

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All but 1 GEFS member is showing heavy snow in Lincoln next weekend. If they get weenie banded today and we get an overachiever next weekend a record snowy April isn't out of the question.

>1" Snowfalls for Fargo-Hector Int'l Airport in 2020-21: 10/20 (4.2"), 10/22 (2.7"), 12/23 (1.2"), 12/27 (1.8"), 12/29-30 (4.1"),

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 16.3"            Coldest Low: -9*F (12/24)

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/15 @ 21:27 CDT

 

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I am over 5” and snow continues. More development to my west. It is only 21 degrees so isn’t any melting yet. Looks like it will be the heaviest snowfall of the year. I have been under this band for several hours. Heaviest was supposed to be north, but this main band stole the show. Pictures after coffee. Happy Easter.

I looked at your pics before your comment here...5"+ is not a bad way to start off an Easter morning for a snow lover!  I'm mind boggled how cold it is and that pic looks like it could legitimately be January.  Have a wonderful day buddy.

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I looked at your pics before your comment here...5"+ is not a bad way to start off an Easter morning for a snow lover! I'm mind boggled how cold it is and that pic looks like it could legitimately be January. Have a wonderful day buddy.

Thanks Tom. Just heading out to Easter Service. Have a blessed day.

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Whoa what?!?!? Winter storm warning issued for lincoln. 4-8" with locally higher amounts. We dont even have an inch lol. Idk whats happening. Happy easter tho guys! Ham in the oven rn, smells amazing. Seeing some fat flakes falling in combination with that really is making this easter pretty cool so far :)

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Think the WSW was issued for the weenie band currently in Southern Lancaster County. Think >6" amounts are too isolated for a WSW but whatevs. I'm in Vegas right now waiting on my flight back to Nebraska.

>1" Snowfalls for Fargo-Hector Int'l Airport in 2020-21: 10/20 (4.2"), 10/22 (2.7"), 12/23 (1.2"), 12/27 (1.8"), 12/29-30 (4.1"),

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 16.3"            Coldest Low: -9*F (12/24)

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/15 @ 21:27 CDT

 

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Springs are hit or miss here. So

Okme good and some bad. The last couple years haven’t been to pleasing. This Spring has really been pretty awful and this month doesn’t look pretty.

  

#Snowmagedon...nature waited till April this year...

Actually, March of '16 was very nice after wk1, and last April was the warmest on record for this area. Ma Nature's doing some balancing it appears. As for the snow map, some regions are in for it, but subtracting for reality gives Marshall very little. Tbh, my prior post of no measurable snow prolly shoulda been "no significant snow". Dab to an inch certainly not impossible.

 

Happy Easter to you and everyone else! Had 27F and tiny flurries this morning..

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Winter 2020-21 Snow Total = 7.5"  Largest Storm: 1.5" (12/29 & 1/3)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 1.5 Dec: 3.6 Jan: 2.4 Feb: 0.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0

 

Annual avg for mby = 49.7"  Avg for last 10 seasons = 58.4" (118% of normal)

2019-20 = 48.0"  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, Feb 1965, Jan 1918

 

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Sounds like Omaha minus the drizzle. Brown ground and cold.

Story of Omaha the past 101028382010128 Winters.

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>1" Snowfalls for Fargo-Hector Int'l Airport in 2020-21: 10/20 (4.2"), 10/22 (2.7"), 12/23 (1.2"), 12/27 (1.8"), 12/29-30 (4.1"),

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 16.3"            Coldest Low: -9*F (12/24)

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/15 @ 21:27 CDT

 

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Looks like roads are just wet from camera views. Let's keep it that way. Heavy band approaching very close to my place. God I'd love to be there.

>1" Snowfalls for Fargo-Hector Int'l Airport in 2020-21: 10/20 (4.2"), 10/22 (2.7"), 12/23 (1.2"), 12/27 (1.8"), 12/29-30 (4.1"),

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 16.3"            Coldest Low: -9*F (12/24)

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/15 @ 21:27 CDT

 

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Wow you scored once again. lol

Fairly narrow intense band. At church this morning talked to a guy that lives 20 miles south of me, he didn’t have a flake. If we aren’t careful, my area could pass 40” with one more storm. I think this puts me 35-38” for the year approximately. Not bad.

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Sounds like Omaha minus the drizzle. Brown ground and cold.

Yes. It's been like the movie "Groundhog Day" since October 27th here. Only difference between here and there is I have grass now. Lol. One thing for sure, the repeating pattern is legit this year. This would likely be analogous to the period at the beginning of February when it glazed for 2 days but I'd have to look back and see to be sure. Tom is the master of the pattern this year so he could probably recall faster than I could.

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The snow for next week looks to stay well to the north of central lower Michigan but back in 1975 when I lived in Bay City that was not the case. The storm started just after sunset on Wednesday April 2nd 1975. The second was a cold and windy day with the high for the day a just 33° with a NE wind. As I said the snow started just after sunset and by 9 PM it was snow very hard and around 10PM there was a thunderstorm with a lot of thunder and lightning and where I lived the winds were around 60 MPH or more during the thunderstorm. The power went out at my house and stay out for the next day. In the back yard I had 5 foot drifts. Here are some reports from the April 3rd Bay City Times.

"17 inches of snow stall area; rest of state also hit hard," the headline on the front page of The Bay City Times read on April 3, 1975. A photograph of a man riding a snowmobile through the city and snow covering South Washington are featured on the page. The 1975 storm temporarily closed Saginaw Township's Fashion Square Mall and police urged motorists to stay at home. The storm hit much of lower Michigan and led to traffic troubles throughout the region surrounding Bay City and Saginaw. In Lansing, Michigan State University had a snow day and M-81 was closed in Tuscola County. The “official snow fall at MBS (about 18 miles SW of Bay City) was 14.4”. That snow stay on the ground for 9 days.

One of my all time best storms right there! My dad took me to the cinema for a 7 pm showing of Towering Inferno cuz it my Easter recess from school. It was on the east side of Flint about 6 miles from my parent's place in Davison. When we went in, not a flake was seen. It was a very long movie (4 hrs!) and when we came out it was like a bliz with massive flakes and prolly 2"+/hr rates. I don't remember lightning strikes, but you could barely see the road. Just made it home and into our driveway around midnight as the depth was hitting a heavy-n-wet 8" which was about the limit with rear wheel drive cars of that era before getting stuck was a legit likelihood. By late the following morning, we had 18" with blizzard conditions, whiteouts, you couldn't see half a block in either direction down our street. My buddy and his dad hiked past heading to his grandparent's house where their snowmobiles were already put away for the summer. I watched them disappear into a wall of white dragging a wooden tobaggon. Nothing was moving! My sister was engaged and his family had Ski-doo sleds. They came home around noon to explain that they had been out all night rescuing peeps stranded on M-21 towards Lapeer. He took me for a short ride and we jumped cover a large pile near a field. Must've been six feet in the air and I thought I was gonna die, lol. Those old sleds weren't made for that! I was, in futility beginning to dig out my dad's car as the snow was to the top of the rear bumper. I did not get too far. That snow was concrete mixer heavy, and we eventually borrowed a neighbor's wimpy blower which was slightly better than nothing as I recall. And yes, that snow was so heavy it stuck around a long time. The pile at the dead-end of my street was there in total whiteness well after my Little League season had begun. It had become so dense we could ride our bikes over it like a huge motocross jump. It might have been there til May! Wish I knew the truth on that..

Winter 2020-21 Snow Total = 7.5"  Largest Storm: 1.5" (12/29 & 1/3)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 1.5 Dec: 3.6 Jan: 2.4 Feb: 0.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0

 

Annual avg for mby = 49.7"  Avg for last 10 seasons = 58.4" (118% of normal)

2019-20 = 48.0"  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, Feb 1965, Jan 1918

 

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With forecast lows tonight/tomorrow AM of just above freezing, it will be interesting to see if I manage to get a flake or 3 in before the precipitation cuts off. No mention of it anywhere but my NWS office seems to run warm in "shoulder" seaaons the past couple of years.

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There was a 6" report in Crete. That wee knee band is working wonders for the 3 people that get under it.

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>1" Snowfalls for Fargo-Hector Int'l Airport in 2020-21: 10/20 (4.2"), 10/22 (2.7"), 12/23 (1.2"), 12/27 (1.8"), 12/29-30 (4.1"),

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 16.3"            Coldest Low: -9*F (12/24)

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/15 @ 21:27 CDT

 

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Happy April and Happy Easter.  Today actually turning out to be half way decent with the sun peaking through, albeit a bit chilly.  Point and click has upper 30's to upper 40's this upcoming week with some T'storms possible Tuesday and mixed precip the latter half of the week.  Noticed more and more vegetation popping up through the ground - hopefully a sign of things to come.  Bring on Spring please.

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Clouds are trying to move in. Bad weather coming. Thunderstorms in my forecast......finally. That is more like it. Now, we just need to get some warmer weather in. :D

Snowfall as of today:  Jan, 2021: 15.2"

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The sun came out in a hurry so pretty much everything is gone except shaded areas. Now it's time to obsess over Friday's potential!

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Snowfall in Lincoln, NE:

2017-18: 21.4"   

2018-19: 55.5"   

2019-20: 17.6"   

2020-21: 13.9" (so far)

Average: 25.9"

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The sun came out in a hurry so pretty much everything is gone except shaded areas. Now it's time to obsess over Friday's potential!

Yeah I just got back. That was disappointing to see. Roofs are still covered though as is my balcony.

>1" Snowfalls for Fargo-Hector Int'l Airport in 2020-21: 10/20 (4.2"), 10/22 (2.7"), 12/23 (1.2"), 12/27 (1.8"), 12/29-30 (4.1"),

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 16.3"            Coldest Low: -9*F (12/24)

 

 

First flake of the season: 10/15 @ 21:27 CDT

 

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Per Noaa:

 

:lol: :lol: :rolleyes: Pathethic weather!

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PMEDT MONDAY...* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches  are expected, and amounts of 6 inches are possible in the  higher elevations of northeast New Jersey.* WHERE...Northeast New Jersey, southeast New York, and southern  Connecticut.

Snowfall as of today:  Jan, 2021: 15.2"

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