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Offline Anthony

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Warm weather coming to an end
« on: November 30, 2006, 08:10:02 AM »
Well it looks like are 7+  day strerak of 60 degree weather will be coming to an end early Friday. Can ever remember having a warn streak this late in the season that lasted this many days. Sure was nice while it lasted.


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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2006, 03:00:10 PM »
No kidding. The arctic air that brought all the snowy pictures online has now reached our area. This is what my weather page says right now:

High Temperature 73.2 F at 8:15a
Low Temperature  37.2 F at 1:53p

So it's dropped by 35 degrees since I left home this morning  :shock:
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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2006, 10:44:29 PM »
Rode home from work tonight with my arm out the window looking at the Christmas lights in 65F.  Seemed weird.  I agree the length of the warm spell was unusual.  Normally only lasts a few hours or a day right ahead of the cold front this time of year.
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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2006, 08:29:27 AM »
I checked with the NWS and the last time this happened was in 1982. But they didn't give me any other information.


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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2006, 08:55:44 AM »
The low temperature so far today is 65.3F at 01:09 this morning. Pretty unusual considering our highs this time of year are usually in the 50's. Ten minute average windspeed has stayed above 10 mph all morning. Gusts have been 18+ mph with a high of 24 mph. I am seeing a message on the VP2 console I've never seen before, "Kite Flying Weather". Looks like the storms ahead of the front will get here later this morning. The sky has been really angry looking for the past 24 hours. You can see what I mean at http://tobaccovilleweather.com/SkyCam24.wmv.
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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2006, 08:59:03 AM »
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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2006, 01:00:47 PM »
Oh come on you bunch of softies. An inch of ice Wednesday, 8 inches of snow yesterday, 11 degrees this morning with a wind chill of -1. I've already cleaned 5 driveways today. I need some younger neighbors.  :D

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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2006, 05:20:13 PM »
Quote from: "NoQuitters"
Oh come on you bunch of softies. An inch of ice Wednesday, 8 inches of snow yesterday, 11 degrees this morning with a wind chill of -1. I've already cleaned 5 driveways today. I need some younger neighbors.  :D


You can keep that type of weather to yourself. I don't want it around here. Too many trees.

I did something today I have never done in December. I had to mow my lawn. Usually the lawnmower is put away in early October. I thought the early freeze here had taken care of the grass but I was wrong.

We had a major air mass change as the front passed through. The temperature hasn't dropped significantly but the dewpoint fell out the bottom. The wind is starting to shift around towards the NW. Once it gets there I expect temps will start falling. I still can't believe how hot it got this afternoon.



It is going to be rough when mother nature decides to adjust the averages back to normal.
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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2006, 06:44:43 PM »
Sure has come to an end, high today of 72.3 down to current 40.8. Over a 30 deg drop. High gust today hit 39mph with a sustained 15mph throughout the day. Some trees down. One of my greenhouse panels got blown out. Found it three yards away against a neighbors fence.


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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2006, 07:31:37 PM »
Only 0.46" precip. with some sleet and flurries here.  Winds were the main issue.  I lost about four tabs on my fiberglass shingles that I need to tend to but the roof is getting old and due for replacement anyway.  Peak gust was 48mph.  





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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2006, 07:38:29 PM »
Had a high this morning of 63 at my abode with a current temperature of 31 degrees.  High Wind gust registered at 41 with high average wind being around 27 mph.  We had numerous gust between 35 to 40 during a four hour period.....Neighbors flag pole even snapped....

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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2006, 08:12:14 AM »
Had a high yesterday of 66 at 8:49 am & a 11:21 pm the low of the day was 33. Had 0.16" of rainfall from a fast moving line around 10:00 am.
Would love to know what the high wind speed was (got to get the anemometer fixed) Donations any one??
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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #12 on: December 02, 2006, 09:28:33 AM »
As expected the temperature dropped rapidly when the wind shifted to the NW. The temperature went from a high of 75 F yesterday afternoon to a low of 35 F this morning. The predicted high for today is 15 F to 20 F cooler than yesterday.

The air is extremely dry. The dewpoint is in the mid 20's. Time to crank up the humidifier.

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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #13 on: December 02, 2006, 02:02:57 PM »
Quote from: "talbert1952"
As expected the temperature dropped rapidly when the wind shifted to the NW. The temperature went from a high of 75 F yesterday afternoon to a low of 35 F this morning. The predicted high for today is 15 F to 20 F cooler than yesterday.

The air is extremely dry. The dewpoint is in the mid 20's. Time to crank up the humidifier.


Yep, turned my humidifier on last night too.

Had a high of 77 here yesterday and a low this morning of 31.  Really not all that much wind here yesterday, but just north and west there were several reports of gusts over 50 mph...
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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #14 on: December 03, 2006, 03:23:20 PM »
So guess which day the snow storm moved through our area.



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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #15 on: December 04, 2006, 08:22:06 PM »
Like Kevin in Roanoke VA, here in Winchester Va (about 170 mi NE of Roanoke), we had 75 degrees Friday afternoon and 34 Saturday morning.  Now we're 24 & predicting 20 tonight.  (Our average mean temp for Dec is 35.1).  Being on the east coast we're not use to the abrupt temp swings like the middle of the country.  But it's fun to observe.

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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #16 on: December 05, 2006, 08:26:39 AM »
We had a low here yesterday of 16 and a low of 22 this morning. Maybe things will even out soon.


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Re: Warm weather coming to an end
« Reply #17 on: December 05, 2006, 05:52:58 PM »
Looks like winter is here for the long haul Anthony, time to sit back and enjoy some hockey!



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