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Daytime temps have held in the mid 60’s all day long with cloudy skies and a stiff northerly breeze.  Today, marks the 1st day Fall has arrived in my book.  I’ve been waiting for a day like this for a long time.  #Autumn 🍂 

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7 hours ago, jaster220 said:

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Nice to come on here and feel "missed"

I'd take a winter version of tomorrow's forecast, that's for sure:

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Have a Flood Watch in effect and autumn's arrival looks to be right on cue. My new place is about 8 miles NW of DTW so I'm firmly in the Detroit Metro region. Funny, I think my "odds" of scoring a legit WSWatch this season have improved with the move to DTX's region. 

Hi to everyone, and I hope all are well.

Hi, I'm moving back to Toledo lol

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Severe Weather Stats for Fargo 2020-21

Slight risks: 4 (Last: 8/9)   Enhanced Risks: 0    Moderate Risks: 0

Severe Thunderstorm Watches: 3 (Last: 8/9)   Severe Thunderstorm Warnings: 1 (Last: 6/7)

Tornado Watches: 0    Tornado Warnings: 0

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 28.6"            Coldest Low: -25*F (2/15)

 

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I was awaken by a heavy lake effect shower about a couple hours ago and sorta went back to sleep but got outta bed at 3:00am.  The winds are getting pretty gusty out there this morning.  Boy, what a way to open up Autumn as nature is not waiting to show her fury.  The lake is going to get wild with waves building up to 16 feet!

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It'll be a bit choppy out there today...I'd like to see a map like this along with the colorful snowfall amounts...

 

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Another frosty night up in the Northwoods of MN and Wiso... @Beltrami Island are you in the advisory???  It seems like there have already been several chilly days/nights this season in this region that should allow for colors to begin showing up.  I'm sure your already seeing that up north.  @Madtown are you seeing some good color yet?  I'm starting to think about taking a road trip up north and do some fishing and site seeing sometime in mid Oct.

 

 

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Not quite frosty but parts of W and NW IA are in the upper 30's this AM. The coldest I've seen is Sheldon at 36F. DSM so far has bottomed out at 45F- which is the coolest since May 29th when it was 41F. 116 days felt like years!!!

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As we embark on the official start of Autumn at 2:21pm local time, our local photographer captured this sunrise yesterday that happens every year....#chicagohenge 

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Meanwhile, over a week ago while I was in Arizona baking in the heat, I was also tracking back then what is now a timely 1st significant Autumn storm of the season.  Nature always does it best but when she shows up in a timely fashion it makes it that much better to enjoy the change of seasons. 

Today, will feel just like it should...a classic autumn storm is shaping up for the lower lakes region.  I can't help but think about similar beastly storms that took this track...reminiscent to the late 70's blizzards....gosh, did @jaster220 take his magnet with him???  It's nice to see a storm of this magnitude already showing up for the season.

#Retrograde... @westMJim @tStacsh

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It's going to be a beautiful day with highs in the low 70s and then falling into the mid 40s tonight.

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The streak for consecutive days with lows of 50 degrees or warmer is 114 days. Last time we were in the 40s was on May 30th when we bottomed out at 47. That streak will most like be broken in the morning.
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Welcome to astronomical autumn. While today is the so called "official" start of autumn meteorological autumn started on September 1st. The official high at Grand Rapids yesterday was 73 that is close to the average high of 72. The record high for yesterday is 95 in 2017 and the record low is 32 set in 1962. The overnight low both here at my house and at GRR was 53 and that is also the current temperature. I recorded 0.35" of rain fall.  For today the average H/L is 72/51 the record high is 95 also set in 2017 and the record low is 33 set in 1976.  With the forecasted high today of 61 and 58 tomorrow IF that plays out that would be a top 20 coldest highs for any September 22 and 23.

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34 minutes ago, tStacsh said:

Finally some rain!   Greener grass for the first time in over a month.  Love it.  Too bad this system(s?) doesn't happen in Winter.  

We have seen moisture laden systems but the missing ingredient..yes, you guessed it...the cold!  I think that ingredient will be noteworthy this season.

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I'm in Baudette. There are definitely colors, but I'm noticing some bare trees already. Pretty depressing. 70°F.

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Severe Weather Stats for Fargo 2020-21

Slight risks: 4 (Last: 8/9)   Enhanced Risks: 0    Moderate Risks: 0

Severe Thunderstorm Watches: 3 (Last: 8/9)   Severe Thunderstorm Warnings: 1 (Last: 6/7)

Tornado Watches: 0    Tornado Warnings: 0

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 28.6"            Coldest Low: -25*F (2/15)

 

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9 hours ago, Tom said:

Another frosty night up in the Northwoods of MN and Wiso... @Beltrami Island are you in the advisory???  It seems like there have already been several chilly days/nights this season in this region that should allow for colors to begin showing up.  I'm sure your already seeing that up north.  @Madtown are you seeing some good color yet?  I'm starting to think about taking a road trip up north and do some fishing and site seeing sometime in mid Oct.

 

 

Frost advisory was just to my east.  To much wind overnight for frost this morning here, only got down to mid 40s.   Fall color is developing day by day.  Very drab fall colors this year due to the dry summer.   

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8 minutes ago, Beltrami Island said:

Frost advisory was just to my east.  To much wind overnight for frost this morning here, only got down to mid 40s.   Fall color is developing day by day.  Very drab fall colors this year due to the dry summer.   

A lot of brown trees out by Roseau.

Severe Weather Stats for Fargo 2020-21

Slight risks: 4 (Last: 8/9)   Enhanced Risks: 0    Moderate Risks: 0

Severe Thunderstorm Watches: 3 (Last: 8/9)   Severe Thunderstorm Warnings: 1 (Last: 6/7)

Tornado Watches: 0    Tornado Warnings: 0

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 28.6"            Coldest Low: -25*F (2/15)

 

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I was expecting much more color around here due to the very wet summer.  I would say trees are behind schedule from what I have noticed the last few years.  Have only seen a few trees in town with large amount of color change.  I used to think I could predict our upcoming winter by how fast the leaves changed or fell.  Most years I was wrong.

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Enjoy the fall weather while ya can cuz we're going above normal again next week. DMX calling for 80s and possibly 90. Sucks!

 

Nearly unanimous model consensus for above normal temperatures and dry conditions for at least the first half of next as a ridge builds up the high Plains. High confidence in daily highs into the upper 70s to mid 80s, possibly into the upper 80s to near 90 at times depending on the timing of weak frontal passages and depth of BL mixing.

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About as boring as you can get for a 7 day forecast. Dry and above average temps...

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. South wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Some spots of 50 mph gusts on this graphic from GRR. From the first autumn storm! These would be serious winds in November from the usual NW vector. Has to be rare air (pun intended) from the NE in the 3rd week of Sept.

 

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Winter 2020-21 Snow Total = 35.1"  Largest Storm: 10.2" (2/15-16)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 1.5 Dec: 3.6 Jan: 10.0 Feb: 20.0 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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"haha" about the magnet. I was thinking the same thing. Have a pretty strong history of moving to a new place and being followed by some historical winters/storms. While last winter was a real let-down for mby in Marshall, we did finish with that nice dbl digit storm in mid-Feb and sometimes seasons like to pick-up where they left off. Soooo...who knows, but I'm starting to get that itch to track winter storms, especially after missing out for the most part last season.

 

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Winter 2020-21 Snow Total = 35.1"  Largest Storm: 10.2" (2/15-16)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 1.5 Dec: 3.6 Jan: 10.0 Feb: 20.0 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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2.61" storm total so far per KYIP which is about 7 mi SSW of home here. Have a lull and not sure if the ULL keeps that blob west of here or it rotates thru later tonight

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Winter 2020-21 Snow Total = 35.1"  Largest Storm: 10.2" (2/15-16)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 1.5 Dec: 3.6 Jan: 10.0 Feb: 20.0 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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Sun was on top of the east-west road at sunset.

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Severe Weather Stats for Fargo 2020-21

Slight risks: 4 (Last: 8/9)   Enhanced Risks: 0    Moderate Risks: 0

Severe Thunderstorm Watches: 3 (Last: 8/9)   Severe Thunderstorm Warnings: 1 (Last: 6/7)

Tornado Watches: 0    Tornado Warnings: 0

 

Total Snowfall for 2020-2021 @ KFAR: 28.6"            Coldest Low: -25*F (2/15)

 

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For the most part, yesterday was a windy and cloudy day that had a chill in the air.  Then, however, the sun popped out right as it was about to set.  The city colors came alive and some photographers captured some cool shots.

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Waterspout season is in full effect....

 

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I recorded 0.85" of rain fall here at my house. The official rain fall at GRR looks to be around  1.18" The overnight low both here and at GRR was 47 and at this time it is a cool and wet 47. Yesterdays high at Grand Rapids of 60 was the 14th coolest high for any September 22. The forecast high for today is 52 and if that plays out that would be the 2nd coldest high ever for September 23 at Grand Rapids. 

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Absolutely beautiful fall weather starts this weekend after a quick cold front Friday night.  Football season in full effect.  Low 70's,  near to above normal temps and no humidity.  Can't wait to grill all week and get that patio heater going at night, as well as some campfires.  And my grass just woke up after being moisture starved for 2 months.  

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15 minutes ago, Madtown said:

32 this am. Let it snow!

Good ole KRMY ASOS unit says it already DID. Getting in the mode/mood a little bit prematurely LOL

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That unit's been notoriously bad at p-types & rates over the years, but somebody might really need to make a service call out to Brook's Field before winter's really here.

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Winter 2020-21 Snow Total = 35.1"  Largest Storm: 10.2" (2/15-16)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 1.5 Dec: 3.6 Jan: 10.0 Feb: 20.0 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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Suddenly, this cut-off low in the SW is starting to perk my interest.  Before I left AZ on Monday, the local mets had zero precip in their 7-day and already making calls that the Monsoon season is over.  It officially ends on Oct 1st so if the Euro is right, this could very well easily place this season in the Top 10 list.

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54 minutes ago, Tom said:

Suddenly, this cut-off low in the SW is starting to perk my interest.  Before I left AZ on Monday, the local mets had zero precip in their 7-day and already making calls that the Monsoon season is over.  It officially ends on Oct 1st so if the Euro is right, this could very well easily place this season in the Top 10 list.

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I can't tell if this is the first system in a new cycle or part of the old pattern caught in the transition.  It will be interesting to watch.

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2 hours ago, Clinton said:

I can't tell if this is the first system in a new cycle or part of the old pattern caught in the transition.  It will be interesting to watch.

I was thinking the same thing early this morning when I looked back at my notes of the LRC.  Back in Oct 27th-30th, a very similar pattern set up and cycled these cutoffs through the year.  Let’s see where it takes us as I believe it gets caught in the transition.  The blocking is going to be massive to the north and east across the Upper MW/GL’s.

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I was in Kzoo on business today. Pretty amazing that Marshall was 49F at 1:30 pm. Has to be some of the colder temps in Sept 23 history. Kinda reminded me of some of the cold of '81 and especially '89. The first flipped at Christmas with the mega-Nino, while '89 was very cold and remained at least somewhat cold and snowy into the new year. It was decent. My last winter in SEMI before moving north.

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Winter 2020-21 Snow Total = 35.1"  Largest Storm: 10.2" (2/15-16)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 1.5 Dec: 3.6 Jan: 10.0 Feb: 20.0 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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On 9/22/2021 at 9:50 PM, jaster220 said:

2.61" storm total so far per KYIP which is about 7 mi SSW of home here. Have a lull and not sure if the ULL keeps that blob west of here or it rotates thru later tonight

KYIP finished at 3.84" mostly from first round, while KRMY rallied with the ULL last night to score above forecast at 3.25"

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Winter 2020-21 Snow Total = 35.1"  Largest Storm: 10.2" (2/15-16)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 1.5 Dec: 3.6 Jan: 10.0 Feb: 20.0 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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6 hours ago, jaster220 said:

I was in Kzoo on business today. Pretty amazing that Marshall was 49F at 1:30 pm. Has to be some of the colder temps in Sept 23 history. Kinda reminded me of some of the cold of '81 and especially '89. The first flipped at Christmas with the mega-Nino, while '89 was very cold and remained at least somewhat cold and snowy into the new year. It was decent. My last winter in SEMI before moving north.

I was looking at the radar early yesterday morning and KZOO was getting hammered in some of the heaviest non thunderstorm rains I've seen in a very long time.  It was great to see a spinning mid lat cyclone early on this Autumn season around these parts.

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The wx pattern over the next 7-10 days looks phenomenal around these parts.  Not to hot, not to cool...plenty of sunshine and comfortable DP's...nothing but 70's and some warmer low/mid 80's for a few days later next week.  The only "issue" I see is the drier pattern over N IL/S WI were the drought has intensified once again since it's been so dry this past month.  If we'd have our first frosts, this wx pattern would constitute as prime time Indian Summer wx.  

In other news, it has been very dry in the SW/TX Pan Handle region but nature is going to flip that script and provide abundant moisture.

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As we get closer to the period when the new LRC begins, I'm beginning to see a new pattern mixing in as we close out this month and enter the first days of Oct.  Needless to say, I'm enthusiastic to see the wetter pattern setting up in the SW/S Plains.  Nature providing some initial clues as I foresee this will be an exhibit to the new LRC pattern..."Southern Stream Storm Track"...there is just an overwhelming signal for blocking to be present across the north next month.  Let's see how this all shapes up.

LR GEFS....notice the ribbon of AN precip from Cali/SW/Plains into the GL's...hmmmm

 

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Here at my house I recorded a total of 1.45" of rain fall for this event. The official high at Grand Rapids of 57 yesterday was the 9th coldest for any September 23rd it was the coldest high for any September 23 at Grand Rapids since a 56 in 1995 the record for the date is 49 back in 1928. We will be going to the Tiger's game tonight. It looks like the rain will hold off until after the game.

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On 9/21/2021 at 2:27 AM, Tom said:

Well, hello there...we haven't tracked one of these cut-off Lower Lakes systems in what seems like years.  06z NAM is eye candy...

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What's interesting about this scenario is it features a multi-faceted cyclone that favors a storm system tracking during the cold season with favorable characteristics...lake effect rain showers???  Sweet Defo Band???  All the high rez models are locked on this scenario.  Where is @jaster220 @Niko  BTW, I've noticed Niko hasn't been on here for a long time.  I'm beginning to wonder if he's alright.  Anyone keep in touch with him?

Hello Tom

Greetings from Los Angeles, Ca. I am currently in Santa Barbara and I gotta tell ya, its pretty nippy here. Low clouds currently w temps holding in the upper 50s. Highs here not getting outta the 60s. (Goleta is the place to be exact where I am currently at). Came for a wedding.  Flew to Lax 2 days ago and drove north to Santa Barbara (took route 101). Gotta tell ya, luv all of these "Palm Trees" around. Very nice area here. Btw: I flew over your area (Arizona, near Flagstaff). 

Anyways, hope everyone had a great Summer and a safe one for that matter. Been traveling quite a bit these past few months, so lots of catching up to do once I finally get back to Detroit.

Btw: I heard about that wicked storm Detroit had couple of days ago. Holy smokes! Excellent track for an epic winterstorm. Had it been Winter, over 4ft would had fallin in the Detroit Metro area. Hopefully a sign of great snowstorms ahead for this upcoming Winter.

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42 minutes ago, Niko said:

Hello Tom

Greetings from Los Angeles, Ca. I am currently in Santa Barbara and I gotta tell ya, its pretty nippy here. Low clouds currently w temps holding in the upper 50s. Highs here not getting outta the 60s. (Goleta is the place to be exact where I am currently at). Came for a wedding.  Flew to Lax 2 days ago and drove north to Santa Barbara (took route 101). Gotta tell ya, luv all of these "Palm Trees" around. Very nice area here. Btw: I flew over your area (Arizona, near Flagstaff). 

Anyways, hope everyone had a great Summer and a safe one for that matter. Been traveling quite a bit these past few months, so lots of catching up to do once I finally get back to Detroit.

Btw: I heard about that wicked storm Detroit had couple of days ago. Holy smokes! Excellent track for an epic winterstorm. Had it been Winter, over 4ft would had fallin in the Detroit Metro area. Hopefully a sign of great snowstorms ahead for this upcoming Winter.

Good to hear from ya and enjoy the west coast trip.  I love heading out to the west coast and seeing the ocean along with enjoying the beautiful wx (except for today).  It’s rare to get that chilly out that way during the summer.  That cut off low is ill-timed!

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21 hours ago, Tom said:

Good to hear from ya and enjoy the west coast trip.  I love heading out to the west coast and seeing the ocean along with enjoying the beautiful wx (except for today).  It’s rare to get that chilly out that way during the summer.  That cut off low is ill-timed!

Thanks bud......Yes, its quite cool here tanite. Just came back from the rehearsal dinner and then the "Meet and Greet" and man, was it chilly. Temps in the 50s with smoke in the sky. Very hazy skies. I still have not seen sunshine here the Santa Barbara area. Will post pics on here soon. Heading back to Los Angeles on Monday. 

Btw: still trying to adjust the 3 hour change in time zone.

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7 hours ago, Niko said:

Yes, its quite cool here tanite. Just came back from the rehearsal dinner and then the "Meet and Greet" and man, was it chilly. Temps in the 50s with smoke in the sky. Very hazy skies. I still have not seen sunshine here the Santa Barbara area. Will post pics on here soon. Heading back to Los Angeles on Monday. 

Btw: still trying to adjust the 3 hour change in time zone.

I know the feeling!  When I was in AZ earlier this month I never adjusted to the 2 hour difference and was waking up at 3:00am everyday and in bed by 9:00pm...my body works like clock work and I find it very difficult to adjust to different time zones.  Can't imagine going to Asia when its like a 12 hour difference.  Heck, even going to Europe is a 7 hour difference from central time zone.  Anyway, that's a whole other topic of conversation.

Meantime, that cut-off low continues to spin over the SW parts of AZ delivering welcomed precip over the region.

 

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Only about .12" of precip from yesterday's FROPA...it's a chilly 51F with plenty of 40's out W & NW.  It'll prob be the coolest morning of the season at ORD if we dip to 50F.

It appears the better forcing is coming together as the CF moves through IN/MI as the radar has lit up with embedded heavier showers... 

http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/current/mcview.phtml?prod=lotrad&java=script&mode=archive&frames=100&interval=5&year=2021&month=9&day=24&hour=22&minute=0

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It appears Sheldon, IA (nw) may have hit 28º this morning.  Three other stations in nw Iowa hit 32º.

The Cedar Rapids airport is 38º.

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season snowfall: 52.5"

 

'19-20: 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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5 hours ago, Tom said:

I know the feeling!  When I was in AZ earlier this month I never adjusted to the 2 hour difference and was waking up at 3:00am everyday and in bed by 9:00pm...my body works like clock work and I find it very difficult to adjust to different time zones.  Can't imagine going to Asia when its like a 12 hour difference.  Heck, even going to Europe is a 7 hour difference from central time zone.  Anyway, that's a whole other topic of conversation.

Meantime, that cut-off low continues to spin over the SW parts of AZ delivering welcomed precip over the region.

 

Lol...that Tom is like hell for me when I go there. The first few days are very hard. For i.e., when people there go to sleep, I wake up, it takes me tbh at least 4 to 5 days to adjust. Now coming back to the states takes me a week to get used to everything.

Quick question: do you know if its going to clear up here at all on the west coast. Would luv to see some Cal- Sunshine. The mountains are cover in low clouds for days now.

Snowfall as of today Oct 2021= 0.0"

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