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Offline ValentineWeather

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #150 on: April 20, 2018, 10:28:57 AM »
It takes some getting used to. I'm in Vegas now and my sinuses are all plugged up from the dry air.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #151 on: April 20, 2018, 03:39:23 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,  I can't even imagine what that must feel like!
I grew up in humid climates, but haven't lived in one since 1986 and have no intention of doing so, at least for now. Mostly, I love dry air. When I'm outside, at least I can seek shade from the sun. You can't seek shade from humidity. ;)

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #152 on: April 21, 2018, 08:36:08 AM »
Welcomed precipitation in liquid, not frozen, form. 32 hundredths. Grass looking greener this morning.

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #153 on: April 21, 2018, 09:55:42 AM »
Just reported my largest snowfall for the Winter to CoCoRaHS at 5.5".  Winter total finally got over 100". 

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #154 on: April 22, 2018, 11:52:53 AM »
The perceived Seasonal Shift continues.  I've opined in the past that Spring seems cooler later and Fall seems warmer later. I've seen higher temperatures in October, sometimes into November and cooler temperatures in March and April.  So far, with less than 10 days to go, April is running about 8 degrees cool.  Average to this point is 49.6, which is closer to March's average of 48 than April's average of  56.

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #155 on: April 23, 2018, 06:15:15 AM »
"Seasonally cool temps will continue due to clouds/rain. While
there will be a couple periods for potentially better clearing,
namely Tuesday night and Wednesday night, overall, there will be
more clouds than not through the mid week."


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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #156 on: April 24, 2018, 07:49:50 PM »
We just had a very wet couple of days in North GA. Atlanta set a new daily rainfall record yesterday with 4.16". I recieved 4.28" since the 22nd. Not too shabby! Yards are nice and green now! Need this rain before "popcorn" season sets in (around early June) when a mile away can get a couple quick inches and here it is dry. It's also what I like to call feast or famine season.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #157 on: May 01, 2018, 05:36:42 AM »
April 2018 ended as the coldest on record in Cape Girardeau, MO. It also ranked as the 2nd coldest in Evansville, IN and the 3rd coldest in Paducah, KY.

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #158 on: May 01, 2018, 08:19:53 AM »
We ended 7.5 below normal for April.
 
Blizzard damage from snow blowing through attic vents ended up being less than originally estimated. Took 7 hrs labor to remove and replace wet attic insulation this included replacing ceiling tiles inside house damaged.  Have the new attic vents coming today, hopefully this doesn't happen again.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #159 on: May 01, 2018, 08:30:24 AM »
My insurance agent said I wasn't the only one with damage, many homes and much larger buildings around town with same type of damage. Amazing what 40-60 mph winds will do lasting 24 hours blowing snow though every crevice and crack.  Now I'm starting to see why our insurance premiums are so high here.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #160 on: May 01, 2018, 01:28:24 PM »
Ironically, we've experienced severe blowing dust here in SE Nebraska over the past two days reminiscent of the 1930's.  Two multi-vehicle pileups occurred on I-80 due to visibility issues.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #161 on: May 01, 2018, 02:04:06 PM »
I saw that even made the local news out of Phoenix so must of went national. Images of crash looked bad.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #162 on: May 01, 2018, 03:06:04 PM »
April 2018

Temp:
AVERAGE MONTHLY: 52.3     
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -5.7   


Precip:
TOTAL FOR MONTH:   6.73
DPTR FM NORMAL:    1.97
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #163 on: May 01, 2018, 03:17:23 PM »
We're progged to "break the ice on the Santa Cruz river" Sunday, about three weeks ahead of average.

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #164 on: May 01, 2018, 10:39:33 PM »
And BOOM the storms kick in.
Silver dollar size hail in central iowa
a lot of funnels and hail in NE, IA, MO, MN, KS.

Meanwhile in Minneapolis, Lake Minnetonka still has 15 inches of ice in places.

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #165 on: May 02, 2018, 10:00:49 AM »
SPC Moderate Risk:  Kansas, Missouri

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #166 on: May 02, 2018, 03:35:25 PM »
I have been experiencing some different climates the last week. Saw ice on Minnesota lakes while landing at MSP. Enjoyed Tidewater Virginia for a few days with the dogwoods and azaleas in full bloom, and came home to a dust storm. Yesterday I watched the severe storms pop 20 miles east of us. A weatherful week!

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #167 on: May 07, 2018, 04:34:02 AM »
Had a funky feeling.  April was near record cold, top 3 coolest Aprils on record.  Something like 20 days were below normal.

May is almost opposite.  Every day so far has been above normal and the forecasts are calling for near 90 this week.  Not sure I'm looking forward to July and August.



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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #168 on: May 11, 2018, 02:56:22 PM »
Strange wind last night after the thunderstorms had exited area, it had been raining for over an hour steady and just before the rain completely stopped we had strong ESE wind pick up gusting to 77 mph at airport. Really not sure what the meteorological explanation is/was. Closest TS was 40-50 miles toward east. Also temperatures were very cool low 40's during event.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #169 on: May 11, 2018, 06:33:57 PM »
Cheesy graphic put up by our WFO comedians

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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #170 on: May 17, 2018, 10:01:11 PM »
2 state impressive thunderstorm line tonight.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #171 on: May 18, 2018, 04:12:39 AM »
2 state impressive thunderstorm line tonight.

Any damage/power lines as a result of the squall line?

There has been a big slug of rainfall just east where I am with an upper level system the last several days. Just unusually hot and humid for this time of year here in WV. Average high temperature is in the mid 70s this time of year but we've been in the low 90s several days.
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #172 on: May 18, 2018, 07:12:51 AM »
Didn't hear of any damage but to be honest don't listen to scanner or local radio. I'll report back if I hear anything today. Ended up with 1.36" with my other gauge east side town 1.50" (Cocorahs gauges) so impressive amounts around 7" per hour rate with main rain band. No hail observed here anyway....
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #173 on: May 18, 2018, 09:07:11 AM »
Didn't hear of any damage but to be honest don't listen to scanner or local radio. I'll report back if I hear anything today. Ended up with 1.36" with my other gauge east side town 1.50" (Cocorahs gauges) so impressive amounts around 7" per hour rate with main rain band. No hail observed here anyway....

Maybe soon you will have more volunteers in your county to see discrepancies in precipitation. Three isn't a lot - do you normally have more than that?
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Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Reply #174 on: May 18, 2018, 09:38:34 AM »
Just the 4 Cherry county. Plenty call in to local radio station however... :roll:
South Dakota has a few just across border. 
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