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Old 01-26-23, 11:31 AM
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New Winter Storm Warning

There's an unnamed winter storm forecast for this weekend. It is slated to extend from NW Idaho and stretch to Northern New England and every where in between.

Southern Massachusetts might get grazed by it.
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Old 01-26-23, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by parkbrav
There's an unnamed winter storm forecast for this weekend. It is slated to extend from NW Idaho and stretch to Northern New England and every where in between.
Southern Massachusetts might get grazed by it.
got a road trip to NY Friday > Saturday so you'll have to enjoy it w/o me. I saw a little something on the forecast midweek, next week but it didn't look impressive
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Massachusetts is supposed to get a secondary rain storm this weekend.

Have a great road trip!
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Originally Posted by parkbrav
Massachusetts is supposed to get a secondary rain storm this weekend.

Have a great road trip!
thank you it was just postponed a week due to a new baby in the family's calendar
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
thank you it was just postponed a week due to a new baby in the family's calendar
Wait, your family's calendar had a baby? Are you calling it "2023 wallet calendar?"

Sorry, Dad was an English major...
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Wait, your family's calendar had a baby? Are you calling it "2023 wallet calendar?"
Sorry, Dad was an English major...
ok how's this
thank you it was just postponed a week in the family's calendar, due to a new baby
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Well RumRunn, congratulations on the new baby in the family.

I just want to comment on the dangerous polar vortex and wind chill entering the Boston area Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Be safe out there!
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Originally Posted by parkbrav
Well RumRunn, congratulations on the new baby in the family.
I just want to comment on the dangerous polar vortex and wind chill entering the Boston area Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Be safe out there!
yeah THANK YOU, Saturday will be a bad day for a flat tire w/ my 93 yr old mother in the car
the cold is good for making that wet soft ground rideable for bikes
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I wanted to mention the Ice Storm in Dallas, TX this past week. I find ice storms to be dangerous for cycling.
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Winter Storm Olive

The National Weather Service has issued an alert in parts of 7 states from NE Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and much of Western Wisconsin.

Blizzard warning for SE North Dakota, NE South Dakota, and western Minnesota.

Its impact may also be felt in New York and Northern New England.
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Originally Posted by parkbrav
The National Weather Service has issued an alert in parts of 7 states from NE Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and much of Western Wisconsin.
Blizzard warning for SE North Dakota, NE South Dakota, and western Minnesota.
Its impact may also be felt in New York and Northern New England.
still amazing that we are skating thru, mostly unfazed, this year. but you're right, we can't let our guard down or get complacent & lazy
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Originally Posted by parkbrav
I wanted to mention the Ice Storm in Dallas, TX this past week. I find ice storms to be dangerous for cycling.
yeah, I'll take nasty wet snow rather than ice, any day or night. this moment comes to mind
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Originally Posted by parkbrav
The National Weather Service has issued an alert in parts of 7 states from NE Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and much of Western Wisconsin.
Yup, the Twin Cities is in the 18-24" category, which could put it at 2-4 on the record list. We've had maybe 5-6" so far with the heavy stuff coming tonight.

My daughter was born at the tail end of #1. It was a stressful storm for us. #14 last month was just what the name implies: wet, heavy snow over 2-3 days which got packed down before plows could get to it, etc. Minneapolis and St. Paul streets still haven't fully recovered from that one, nor have many of my bike routes.

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looks like I'll be in the 2"-4" range, starting w/ wet snow tonight, then finishing w/ sleet tomorrow mid-day? I guess I can ride in it but I think I have a head cold, so maybe I won't
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
looks like I'll be in the 2"-4" range, starting w/ wet snow tonight, then finishing w/ sleet tomorrow mid-day? I guess I can ride in it but I think I have a head cold, so maybe I won't
Essex county getting any wind? Yeah, I love riding short distances in this stuff, but if you feel a bug, wait to ride another day.
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Originally Posted by 1989Pre
Essex county getting any wind? Yeah, I love riding short distances in this stuff, but if you feel a bug, wait to ride another day.
It's not really going to be a wind driven event down here, but the 5 mph winds will be shifting to the ENE - you know what that means.

Oh hey haven't met you yet - I love the "Funs-wick" myself, heading up there to visit the parents over Easter.
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Originally Posted by parkbrav
It's not really going to be a wind driven event down here, but the 5 mph winds will be shifting to the ENE - you know what that means.

Oh hey haven't met you yet - I love the "Funs-wick" myself, heading up there to visit the parents over Easter.
Well, I was around in 1978, so yeah.., I know what it can mean! Are you bringing your bike?
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we started yesterday's ride 37 degrees with snow. we went 1.5 miles one way on the bike path it was down to 31 degrees and the snow was sticking. so we went the opposite way and it was melted. went 5 miles turned around and half way back it was sticking.



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Originally Posted by fooferdoggie
we started yesterday's ride 37 degrees with snow. we went 1.5 miles one way on the bike path it was down to 31 degrees and the snow was sticking. so we went the opposite way and it was melted. went 5 miles turned around and half way back it was sticking.

that's pretty funny. btw - like your gate setup. can you share which it is?
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that's pretty funny. btw - like your gate setup. can you share which it is?
ya the snow started sticking to my glasses and mirror thats wh its a pain.
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The Hollywood Hills storm could bring some much needed snow to the foothills of southern California, as far south as the hills of San Diego

The same storm will impact west and east of Chicago and will impact much of Massachusetts on Tuesday. They can't predict the amount in Massachusetts at this time. It's slated for 4-12 inches. And they expect to have a more accurate forecast later tonight or tomorrow.
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Originally Posted by parkbrav
The Hollywood Hills storm could bring some much needed snow to the foothills of southern California, as far south as the hills of San Diego

The same storm will impact west and east of Chicago and will impact much of Massachusetts on Tuesday. They can't predict the amount in Massachusetts at this time. It's slated for 4-12 inches. And they expect to have a more accurate forecast later tonight or tomorrow.
seriously need to get out & ride before the next batch moves in
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No winter weather in the 10 day forecast after this Saturday. Let us pray this forecast holds up.

I know what you mean, I just snuck in a 10 mile tour this afternoon, it felt very good to stretch the legs. It's been a long 2 weeks since my last real fun ride. I think the cold weather causes my lower back to lock up, but it's finally limber enough to venture out doors.
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might try to get out tonight, before the snow much later & tomorrow because I can't ride when it's deeper than a few inches, unless what I'm riding on is plowed
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We may get 8" to 12" Friday March 3rd, I've been on fat tires since November, my golf course trail pass is still in effect
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