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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #125 on: April 14, 2018, 07:51:45 PM »
That was the second attempt first time they had to turn around because couldn't breath so wrapped a scarf around nose and mouth. What you can't see is the 3-4 foot drift of snow you plow through getting there. The drifts are out of camera and closer to house.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #126 on: April 14, 2018, 08:36:21 PM »
That was the second attempt first time they had to turn around because couldn't breath so wrapped a scarf around nose and mouth. What you can't see is the 3-4 foot drift of snow you plow through getting there. The drifts are out of camera and closer to house.
Jeez, I wonder how you knew they couldn't breathe :?: :lol:

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« Reply #127 on: April 14, 2018, 08:54:31 PM »
That was the second attempt first time they had to turn around because couldn't breath so wrapped a scarf around nose and mouth. What you can't see is the 3-4 foot drift of snow you plow through getting there. The drifts are out of camera and closer to house.
Jeez, I wonder how you knew they couldn't breathe :?: :lol:

He's just that good  :lol:

Seriously tho, enjoy the blizzard while it's there. I know mid April sun will destroy it in no time. How big does this compare to previous blizzards/storms in mid April there? I know it's gotta rank top 3 maybe? Kinda funny to think I'm a big giddy about seeing mid 30s monday morning and he has a foot on the ground with several foot drifts. Perspectives!
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #128 on: April 14, 2018, 09:03:30 PM »
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #129 on: April 15, 2018, 10:04:25 AM »
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I have had about 14. I am sure my cone has a nice full amount. Won't know until tomorrow. My road has not been plowed yet.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #130 on: April 15, 2018, 10:58:42 AM »
How big does this compare to previous blizzards/storms in mid April there? I know it's gotta rank top 3 maybe?

Not sure but cousin said its been years back in childhood. They've found about 20 dead calves now and expect more.
It was a record low this morning, I had 6F (-14C).
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #131 on: April 15, 2018, 05:27:23 PM »
It's snowing again.
2-4" Today
possible 4" Wednesday.
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« Reply #132 on: April 15, 2018, 07:41:18 PM »
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I have had about 14. I am sure my cone has a nice full amount. Won't know until tomorrow. My road has not been plowed yet.

Interesting how there are bare spots on some parts of the roofs in the distance. I assume that's due to wind blowing it off. Crazy pic!
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« Reply #133 on: April 15, 2018, 07:47:17 PM »
Only 4 of the 15 days of April so far have not been 'below normal'.

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #134 on: April 15, 2018, 08:23:54 PM »
It was windy. Windier in SW/Western minnesota than here. 45 mph gusts-so I would guess sustained of +20.

For me-wind out the the NE. My deck facing North has little snow. my neighbor across the street, deck faces west. Out of the wind.  2 feet of snow on the deck.

Crazy stuff.
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« Reply #135 on: April 16, 2018, 12:16:26 PM »
It's 39 and freaking snowing.  Very light flurries you can barely see, but it's still snow.


They say you'll know 'obscene' when you see it.  This is it.

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #136 on: April 16, 2018, 01:58:25 PM »
Monday morning Oklahoma City TIED THE RECORD LOW of 31, set back in 1921! Normal low is 50 degrees!

OKC TV weather people are getting excited about rain possibly
 coming back to Oklahoma on Saturday.  Most of the state may get at least an inch of rain.  It's needed to keep drought from establishing itself in central Oklahoma and dent heavy drought already well established in western Oklahoma.

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #137 on: April 16, 2018, 02:48:09 PM »
Our record low for the 16th was 27 (1962).  We dropped to 34, so missed that one. 

Record low for the 17th is 29 (1951) and we're forecast for 34 again.  They've been a little high on those, so we could come close to the record in the morning.


Record cold high is probably in the bag though.  Record was 49 (1993) and we're only at 38 so far.


Normals are 47 and 70, so our high today could be well below our normal low.


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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #138 on: April 16, 2018, 08:16:06 PM »
I am going to post a few things from this Spring storm. I know pics from Twitter do not embed well but we have had an historic April snow.


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« Reply #139 on: April 16, 2018, 08:18:19 PM »

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #141 on: April 16, 2018, 08:21:57 PM »
This is a link to the radar loop for the weekend. Could not embed it

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #142 on: April 16, 2018, 08:23:09 PM »
Oh yeah, more snow Wednesday 1-3 here. up to 5 in Southern Minnesota.
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« Reply #143 on: April 16, 2018, 08:42:19 PM »
Or not.  Sun broke out and the winds died long enough to hit 50 for a few minutes just before 6PM.

'Missed it by THAT much!'

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« Reply #144 on: April 17, 2018, 12:33:54 PM »
I've got some damage from blizzard here. The storm blew snow through attic vent (larger size ) into attic, so now have ceiling tiles falling down or drooping from moisture about dozen 12x12".

Course this happens at the greatest of times NOT, when getting ready to leave for sons wedding.  My Insurance agent came by and said he would help out with replacing tiles. Didn't think making a claim with $1000 deductible was necessary so feel better about it.
 
Probably only couple hundred $ damage including replacing the 2 attic vents which are open to far so it doesn't happen again.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #145 on: April 17, 2018, 02:15:53 PM »
Blizzard summary from North Platte NWS FO :
https://www.weather.gov/lbf/April2018Blizzard

How often does this occur in summary: This was the first Blizzard Warning issued in the month of April by NWS North Platte since 2011.

Pick wind gust at ASOS valentine was 64 MPH
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« Reply #146 on: April 18, 2018, 02:15:19 PM »
It is now officially SPRING without any doubt.  I was out filling the bird feeders and spotted the first Hummingbird of the year.  Had to quick go mix up some nectar to fill their feeders.

YAY!!!
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« Reply #147 on: April 18, 2018, 04:58:16 PM »
Talk about 2 seasons in 2 days. Yesterday morning my low was 33.2 (but was 27.7 in a nearby valley) and today's high was 83.9. This must be kind of what the desert feels like with gusts to 25mph, humidity down near 20% and low/mid 80s.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #148 on: April 18, 2018, 06:05:32 PM »
This must be kind of what the desert feels like with humidity down near 20%
20%? That's monsoon season! :-)

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« Reply #149 on: April 19, 2018, 10:11:23 PM »
This must be kind of what the desert feels like with humidity down near 20%
20%? That's monsoon season! :-)

lol Touche! Humidity rarely dips below 20% here, and I don't think my weather station has ever recorded below 10% (almost certain). It would be interesting to live in your climate when it's in the 110s (and have a station and a fan to record the most accuracy as you do!). I can't even imagine what that must feel like!
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