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Weather in your area 2021

Post by Turbofan » Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:10 pm

Starting late, again lol.

January was fairly seasonal to mild for the most part, just a few days below average. Also had more than averge precipitation.

Last week we had highs in the 60s and 70s, but winter is back in full force. Starting a downhill trend today, going from highs in the 30s to highs in the teens by end of the week. Very cold for this region of the world. Lows on Saturday morning will be in the single digits.

Not expecting a whole lot of winter precip here at the moment, not complaining. Hopefully that part of the forecast stays the same.

Continued cold into next week, this arctic airmass isn't going anyplace anytime soon. It could always be worse, up north windchills are expected to be in the -40s and -50s.
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Gordo » Mon Feb 08, 2021 11:30 pm

Well, quite the opposite here in Utah...

January was really dry, we need way more precipitation than we have gotten. Highs in the 50s.

So far we have gotten only 30-40 inches of snowpack in our mountains, for reference we are usually up in the 70-80 inch range.

We NEED more snow, we do have the greatest snow on earth right? We have had horrible winds over the last few days, getting 20-30 degree Windchill..

We haven't been above freezing for a few weeks, until today, we hit 45.

I personally enjoy the snow, since we bought a boat, so I can tolerate it lol.
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Turbofan » Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:05 pm

It's our turn to be below freezing for the next 7-8 days, very rare here.

Today's high was 22F, tomorow will be the hottest day of this week at 26F, before things take a nosedive.
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Neocon » Thu Feb 11, 2021 3:30 pm

SNOW DAY 2021!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This winter has been a repeated pattern where it would get below freezing for a few days, then warm up to the 50-60°F range and rain, dry out, and repeat.

Finally, the rain and cold came together Tuesday night to leave a thin layer of ice on everything, which promptly melted before dawn. Wednesday night, however, was different. The temperatures have stayed below freezing for over 12 hours, and trees, cars, the ground, and roads are all covered with ice. There is still some frozen stuff coming down.

The forecast currently predicts more snow and ice on Monday and highs below freezing from Saturday through at least Tuesday.

For those from areas that get a lot of snow and wonder why a little dusting has closed southern schools:
We don't get a lot of snow. What we have is ice. You can drive pretty easily on a few inches of snow, but it only takes about 5 mm of ice to make a bad day. Trees collapse on houses and power lines, cars slide off of roads at slow speeds. An ice storm in 2009 shut down western Kentucky for weeks due to broken trees, power outages, and blocked roads.

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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Turbofan » Sun Feb 14, 2021 8:09 pm

Another day, another snow... greetings from Sasketcha - er the Southern Plains! I guess these screens captures from my WS 4000 Emulator say it all.


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Some additional fun facts: The low in Houston on Tuesday is expected to be around 12F, Corpus Christi has a Winter Storm Warning.
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Neocon » Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:43 am

We're pretty much iced in already here in northwest Tennessee. We had light snow dusting all day, but it's supposed to be several inches over the next 24 hours. Several nights have lows below 10°F. The highest high looks like 29° on Wednesday, followed by several more inches of snow. The long range forecast shows highs above freezing again starting on Saturday and lows above freezing later next week, but who knows that far out?

We've been lucky here. There hasn't been much ice on the trees and power lines.

On our way out of school on Wednesday, I made the joke that I would see my colleagues on Thursday. They asked why I wasn't hoping for a snow day. (Yes, boys and girls. Teachers love snow days as much as you!) I said, "I mean the 25th." It was just a joke, but at this rate, we're going to burn through our five snow days by Thursday and lose one day from Spring Break on Friday. And that is if we are able to go back to school the next Monday, which we might not if the ice doesn't melt off the county roads.

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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Turbofan » Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:43 am

Nutty weather pretty much all over the central and southern U.S. It's interesting for sure when you're looking forward to the high temp getting back above 20F. Which, if things go as forecasted, will be Thursday.

We had a whole day of sun yesterday but the high crept up to 16F.
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Neocon » Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:23 pm

Here's a picture out my back door. You might recognize that as the little shed ground object. haha We've had several inches of snow already, and it isn't over yet. At some point I'm going to have to grab a bowl and dip some snow up for snow cream.
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Neocon » Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:34 am

We went from below freezing weather to 60s-70s in less than two weeks. Today we're getting some pretty heavy rain, flash flooding, and thunderstorms today.

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Post by Turbofan » Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:27 am

Yep, same here. Went from a low of -14F a couple of weeks ago (remember all that arctic chill chaos that was going on especially in TX?) to a high temp of 70F the following Tuesday - this week (a very much welcome 70 at that).

Had low clouds and drizzle all day yesterday. Expecting continued seasonal temps now the next week with a few chances of rain/storms. Nothing out of control though.
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Neocon » Wed Mar 17, 2021 5:01 pm

Today in West Tennessee we are having a lot of rain and some thunderstorms. The weather says we are supposed to have strong storms into early morning tomorrow, but the future radar looks like it is going to be cleared out by 4 PM, so I don't know. Mississippi looks like it is going to get hit hard, though.

Why does it look like OK City is getting snow on this weather radar?

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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Turbofan » Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:05 pm

Neocon wrote:
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Today in West Tennessee we are having a lot of rain and some thunderstorms. The weather says we are supposed to have strong storms into early morning tomorrow, but the future radar looks like it is going to be cleared out by 4 PM, so I don't know. Mississippi looks like it is going to get hit hard, though.

Why does it look like OK City is getting snow on this weather radar?
Maybe it's just "wish-casting" for those who like snow :lol: (I'm not one of them :? ).

I can confirm though no snow today over here, just some light rain later in the afternoon/evening hours. But yeah, the SE is definitely looking at a severe weather outbreak, several torado warnings in MS and AL right now.
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Turbofan » Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:16 pm

We have a few members in this region, stay weather aware folks! I'm sure Pat and Hawkbit already know about this one.

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Over in my neck of the woods, pretty seasonal today, should have some sun later on. Highs in the low 60s. Sunny tomorrow with highs in the mid 70s. Not too bad for early Spring.
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Neocon » Fri Mar 26, 2021 1:30 pm

We had thunderstorms and a lot of rain yesterday. Looking at the forecast, it looks like we will have more rain and thunderstorms tomorrow. Springtime in Tennessee.

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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by HawkbitAlpha » Sat Mar 27, 2021 2:58 am

Neocon wrote:
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Springtime in Tennessee.
Y'all get spring up there? We went straight from high 50s to low 80s within the last couple of days!
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Neocon » Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:00 am

We get all the seasons. Often in the same day. :lol:

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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Gordo » Sat Mar 27, 2021 2:31 pm

Neocon wrote:
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We get all the seasons. Often in the same day. :lol:
Same here in utah...
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Turbofan » Sat Mar 27, 2021 2:52 pm

As Will Rogers himself said about our weather once, "If you don't like the weather in Oklahoma, wait a minute and it'll change."
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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Neocon » Sun Mar 28, 2021 2:46 am

It's looking like the edge of the worst part of the storm in West Tenn. is going to be scooting right up against my area. They already had tornados along the Miss. River. It's raining and we're having some lightning nearby, but it looks like a rough patch is about 2 minutes away and will be here and gone in the next 10 minutes. Rain just got harder.

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The storm went by and the rain has settled back down.

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Re: Weather in your area 2021

Post by Turbofan » Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:20 am

Glad you guys didn't get anything more than rain and some wind. It was pretty wild earlier in Arkansas, east Texas and the southern sections of Tennessee, several tornadoes today. I was watching the radar, looks like that cell that had a tornado warning scooted by to your south thankfully.
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