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  2. The Euro has a storm in the same timeframe as the ICON that has more of an Apps runner look, it's wintry with snow/sleet in western areas of the Valley followed by upslope snow showers for the Plateau and Mountains.
  3. Nice. Very large flakes pouring down here as well, but it's not sticking as it's still 35 degrees. Actually started out as mostly light rain before the large flakes mixed in.
  4. Indeed. Some have done pretty well, but others not so much. I have posted about Notre Dame a few times. They are now at 12% of the university (staff + students) infected in the past 3 months. That is a pretty bad percentage in that amount of time, especially because everybody should know by now what helps to slow the spread. It is a little tough to make it stick in people that age though. People may think so what, it's college kids and they're not as vulnerable, but the problem is it spreads out into the community.
  5. Public health officials and drugmakers must be transparent about the side effects people may experience after getting their first shot of a coronavirus vaccine, doctors urged during a meeting Monday with CDC advisors as states prepare to distribute doses as early as next month. Dr. Sandra Fryhofer of the American Medical Association noted that both Pfizer's and Moderna's Covid-19 vaccines require two doses at varying intervals. As a practicing physician, she said she worries whether her patients will come back for a second dose because of the potentially unpleasant side effects they may experience after the first shot. "We really need to make patients aware that this is not going to be a walk in the park," Fryhofer said during a virtual meeting with the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, an outside group of medical experts that advise the CDC. She is also a liaison to the committee. "They are going to know they had a vaccine. They are probably not going to feel wonderful. But they've got to come back for that second dose." Participants in Moderna and Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine trials told CNBC in September that they were experiencing high fever, body aches, bad headaches, daylong exhaustion and other symptoms after receiving the shots. While the symptoms were uncomfortable, and at times intense, the participants said they often went away after a day, sometimes sooner, and that it was better than getting Covid-19. Both companies acknowledged that their vaccines could induce side effects that are similar to symptoms associated with mild Covid-19, such as muscle pain, chills and headache. One North Carolina woman in the Moderna study who is in her 50s said she didn't experience a fever but suffered a bad migraine that left her drained for a day and unable to focus. She said she woke up the next day feeling better after taking Excedrin but added that Moderna may need to tell people to take a day off after a second dose. "If this proves to work, people are going to have to toughen up," she said. "The first dose is no big deal. And then the second dose will definitely put you down for the day for sure. ... You will need to take a day off after the second dose." During the meeting on Monday, Patsy Stinchfield, a Children's Minnesota nurse practitioner, said officials and drugmakers could try talking about the side effects in a more positive way. She said they could use language such as "response" instead of "adverse reaction." "These are immune responses," said Stinchfield, a past voting member of the committee. "And so if you feel something after vaccination, you should expect to feel that. When you do, it's normal to have some arm soreness or fatigue, some body aches and maybe even a fever. It sounds like in some of these trials, maybe even having to stay home from work." "You hear some people in the trials that are disappointed that they didn't have any of those things, feeling they must have gotten a placebo," she added. The committee meeting comes three days after Pfizer and its partner BioNTech applied for an emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for their coronavirus vaccine. The FDA process is expected to take a few weeks, and an advisory committee meeting to review the vaccine has been scheduled for early December. Some Americans could get their first dose of the vaccine in about a month. ACIP is expected to call an emergency meeting to make specific recommendations on distribution once the FDA authorizes a vaccine. Federal agencies are already sending vaccination plans around to staff. Five agencies have started telling employees they could receive Pfizer's or Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine in as little as eight weeks, a person with firsthand knowledge of those plans told CNBC on Friday.
  6. Hope you're getting some good sleep tonight. We've got to get up early to fight the Viking heathens on the Danelaw front tomorrow.
  7. This won't last long, but giant flakes (1-2" diameter) are dumping here. We probably have an inch so far.
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  9. Yeah universities are definitely big spreaders.
  10. Model watching season has commenced. Can only get worse from here.
  11. How did you all do in December 1959? The CPC outlook for week one of December is basically a spatial repeat of that week. Very snowy month here.
  12. Do you mean universities or K-12?
  13. Barring a last second storm... I think we can close the books on this record hurricane season and actually turn out the lights... finally lol
  14. Event totals: 2.2” Snow/0.99” L.E. Details from the 12:00 A.M. Waterbury observations: New Snow: 1.7 inches New Liquid: 0.10 inches Snow/Water Ratio: 17.0 Snow Density: 5.9% H2O Temperature: 32.4 F Sky: Light Snow (1-3 mm flakes) Snow at the stake: 2.0 inches
  15. Anybody else watching the Sunday/Monday time period of next week? Looks mighty interesting re severe chances and rain-wise... and maybe winds too... even LWX in their afternoon AFD have been highlighting it
  16. not sure. I'm just speaking about the data specifically to michigan. A large portion of the outbreaks have been tied back to schools
  17. Very gusty night here. My anemometer is in a very sheltered spot and almost never gets decent gusts, but it managed to register a gust to 42 mph around 7pm this evening. No snow here on the downslope side of the ridge, but winter is roaring back in this evening.
  18. That’ll be interesting if that map verifies. The last zillion storms in a row gave Boulder and the foothills the jackpot, this looks the reverse. Strange.
  19. Curious to see the westward extent of that band. I think the NAM is on the high end but I think areas that do get banding could definitely see 5"+.
  20. Lol high speed chases down 89 and 91 to enforce the rules and protect the snow pack.
  21. The ICON has a snow event starting at 159-162 for the eastern half or so of the forum.
  22. Down to 33 here. Will at least allow some surfaces to cool to near freezing for several hours prior to precip onset.
  23. then why did it work in France?
  24. America is a land of excess. It’s also a land of overworking. These things lead to a lot of obesity and health problems. It is simple to lose weight but it is not easy especially for someone who is poor or uneducated. I lost 55 pounds since March but I have a lot of luxury and privilege that others don’t. We need to be a healthier nation but that doesn’t mean we can’t try to take care of everyone with this current pandemic. Also Charleston is cool but only from October through March
  25. I wonder if efficacy was measured with just one shot longer term. Obviously the booster helps or else it wouldn’t be part of it. at that point the ball is on the 20. Gotta just do it.
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