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2013 Farmers Almanac Winter Outlook


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Snow88

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bkviking

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Weak niño, 2002-2003 is an analog for several pros (including Don S), hey, ya never know.

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Snow88

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2002-2003 winter was really nice. Would love to see a repeat of that winter.

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sauss06

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nice analog for me. 79.5", which included the Pres. Day storm.. 32" Sunday into Monday (16th-17th) and then 4" Monday Pm into Tuesday (17th-18th) and who can forget X-Mas eve into X-mas...

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Snow88

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I had close to 40 inches that winter.

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uncle W

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I had close to 40 inches that winter.

southern Brooklyn averages less snow than Central Park...I lived on 64ST which was in the SW part and we always changed to rain before the city...I remember many times this happened...This leads to less snow on average...I measured around 48" in 1993-94...5" less than CP...1995-96 I had 72"...CP had 76"...the Feb. 1995 storm changed to rain at least an hour before the city and I ended up with 8" while the city got 11"...

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southern Brooklyn averages less snow than Central Park...I lived on 64ST which was in the SW part and we always changed to rain before the city...I remember many times this happened...This leads to less snow on average...I measured around 48" in 1993-94...5" less than CP...1995-96 I had 72"...CP had 76"...the Feb. 1995 storm changed to rain at least an hour before the city and I ended up with 8" while the city got 11"...


Yes but not all the time.

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snywx

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That yr Orange County ranged from 90-100".. Bring it on! :)

I lived in Highland Mills that winter and I received 93"..

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BxEngine

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That yr Orange County ranged from 90-100".. Bring it on! :)

I lived in Highland Mills that winter and I received 93"..



why does Harriman seem to jackpot all the time? There are places with better elevation nearby, no?

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snywx

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why does Harriman seem to jackpot all the time? There are places with better elevation nearby, no?



It truly is amazing how from Harriman to Woodbury ( Central Valley, Highland Mills) & Monroe jackpot EVERY single time. True def. of a microclimate. Its no secret in Orange County..

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earthlight

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Yes but not all the time.


That's what the average is for

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ORH_wxman

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why does Harriman seem to jackpot all the time? There are places with better elevation nearby, no?



A weenie observer there?


In all seriousness, it might have to do with the relative surrounding terrain too. There are areas west of me at similar elevation, but definitely get less snow overall due to downsloping.

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snywx

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why does Harriman seem to jackpot all the time? There are places with better elevation nearby, no?


My guess would be upslope off the Hudson Highlands & Schnemunk Mtn ( Highest pt in the county)..

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IrishRob17

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My guess would be upslope off the Hudson Highlands & Schnemunk Mtn ( Highest pt in the county)..


Thats always been my guess too.

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CooL

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How's the stratosphere doing? it better be warming..

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Snowlover123

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How's the stratosphere doing? it better be warming..


According to AMSU Temps, the Stratosphere at 2.5 hPa is slightly warmer than 2011.




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