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Old 11-01-11, 07:46 PM   #1
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Blizzard Warning Tonight!!!! And it is headed YOUR way - east, that it.

Yep - and more snow forecast Saturday. Colder and windier this time. It's headed east from Colorado.
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Old 11-01-11, 08:10 PM   #2
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You are most welcome

Some more datails:

A Blizzard Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight to
noon MDT Wednesday.

* Timing... a mix of rain and snow and isolated thunderstorms is
expected to develop early this evening and then change to snow
before midnight. The snow will be heavy at times through early
Wednesday morning with snowfall rates around 1 inch per hour.

* Accumulation/wind... total accumulations of 5 to 10 inches will
be possible. North winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph with
some gusts to 50 mph after midnight through Wednesday morning
with blizzard conditions expected.

* Main impact... roads will become icy and snowpacked tonight
with very hazardous travel conditions. Visibilities will be
reduced to near zero at times after midnight with travel
becoming nearly impossible through Wednesday morning.

* Other impacts... temperatures will be turning much colder with
wind chill readings dropping to near 10 degrees
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Old 11-01-11, 09:29 PM   #4
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Got in a real nice ride this afternoon... maybe the last one for a few days anyway. For the last week or so we have had more serious and consistent WIND than I have seen before. Yuck.

It sure does look like cold and possible snow are indeed headed our way from the plains out west. I am braced for it with plenty of chili on board! Perhaps I will do a spin class Friday.
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Old 11-01-11, 09:41 PM   #5
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Hehehe! Not for us, this time, Buddy! According to the National Weather: High Pressure, sunny, upper 50's-low 60's and in their words, "sort of warm." We had ours last weekend.
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Hehehe! Not for us, this time, Buddy! According to the National Weather: High Pressure, sunny, upper 50's-low 60's and in their words, "sort of warm." We had ours last weekend.
I'll huff and I'll puff and I will blow that storm right to you.
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Old 11-02-11, 06:33 AM   #7
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No, that's quite all right Mr. Fox. You may keep this one out West. We had a Nor'Easter last weekend. Already.

So not ready for this...can we have a few more weeks of decent weather?
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Well, it is not quite as bad as predicted - at least at my home. A bit further south it is worse. We have several inches of snow, some wind, temp is 26F, but not what one might call a "blizzard."

Lots and lots of "accidents" - is there such a thing as a "purpose?" - and some schools closed. It will be 43F tomorrow and 52F on Friday.

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I'll huff and I'll puff and I will blow that storm right to you.
Are we going to have to change your name to DnvrWolf?
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Old guys, sittin' around talkin' about the weather.
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Ugh..the day after my new frame arrives and woke up to 6" in the driveway...
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Must be watching the "Weather" Channel. I gave up on them like 10 years ago.
1) They started showing weather from like 20-30 years ago. Who cares?
2) They started pushing the "global warming" hoax.
3) If you are in an area where it snows, there will ALWAYS be snow forecasted 4 days out, to get you to watch to see what happens.
The Weather Channel has lost me as a viewer forever.

Smart phone and My Cast weather app is about all you need. Weather Bug is good but it got so slow I had to move to another app.
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Old 11-02-11, 09:38 AM   #13
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Must be watching the "Weather" Channel. I gave up on them like 10 years ago.
1) They started showing weather from like 20-30 years ago. Who cares?
2) They started pushing the "global warming" hoax.
3) If you are in an area where it snows, there will ALWAYS be snow forecasted 4 days out, to get you to watch to see what happens.
The Weather Channel has lost me as a viewer forever.

Smart phone and My Cast weather app is about all you need. Weather Bug is good but it got so slow I had to move to another app.
Nope - never watch the waether channel

wunderground.com is my weather place
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Man that snow is WET and HEAVY!! Gave my snowblower (and me) a workout.
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Yep - and more snow forecast Saturday. Colder and windier this time. It's headed east from Colorado.
Make that due East, and I'm , start sending that crap North East and I will be
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Must be bad--The warning was on BBC News 2 days ago so if you haven't had it yet--Hibernate.
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Yes it is. Kept clogging mine up this morning Now I have to do it again anyway!

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snowstorm ended this morning.

Trails plowed by this afternoon!!
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Old 11-02-11, 06:24 PM   #19
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Old guys, sittin' around talkin' about the weather.
Reminds me of the old Tom Rush tune.............." Old folks, they sure are crazy, stopping to talk and then calling you lazy"

Still, winter is coming
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Old 11-02-11, 06:33 PM   #20
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Nothing here so far. Got my snowblower moved from the shed to the garage and gave it an oil change. It's sitting right under my trike - gee, I wonder which one will get moved first?
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