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  1. Bingo, I'll take a cool wet spring for another 09/10 winter, a no brainer.
  2. Thanks, that was it.
  3. Same here 33.4 and rain, frustrating when it's 34 in Boston and snowing.
  4. I remember snow on May 18th though it didn't stick here but the Poconos and Albany area had accumulations, I can't recall the year though. Uncle W will remember if he's out there this morning.
  5. Did anyway bother to get a measurement in Orange County on whatever sleet/snow/frozen crap that fell overnight? There's remnants of it on the lawn and deck but most has been washed away from the 34-35 degree rain since early morning.
  6. Did anyway bother to get a measurement in Orange County on whatever sleet/snow/frozen crap that fell overnight? There's remnants of it on the lawn and deck but most has been washed away from the 34-35 degree rain since early morning.
  7. What about the snowstorm a week after Sandy? Coastal NJ and NYC received 6-8 inches of snow from that the first week in November.
  8. Snow don't look at the warnings look at the results. Boston has bombed out on every big event predicted this winter, this may just be another one. Interior NE probably does okay but so does upstate NY.
  9. This is getting a little more interesting each day. If the mid levels weren't so warm this would have a real shot in the HV.
  10. If this was only two weeks earlier I think we would have done well with this setup.
  11. Today with less than 50% coverage marks the end of the current snow cover which lasted 18 days, a good stretch for mid to late March. If there is no additional snow this season the season will end with 85 days of snow coverage of 1 inch or more, a respectable number in a top ten warmest winter. ..............Eastern Orange County Winter 2016/17 ................Days with snowpack and total snow .........................................Consecutive......Snowfall Begin date........End Date.....Days 1" cover....during period 20-Nov-16.......26-Nov-16...........6...................4.0 05-Dec-16.......26-Dec-16..........21..................9.6 29-Dec-16.......31-Dec-16............2..................1.7 06-Jan-17........12-Jan-17............6..................2.7 14-Jan-17........16-Jan-17............2..................1.0 23-Jan-17........22-Feb-17...........30................26.0 10-Mar-17........28-Mar-17...........18................25.7 ..........................Totals.............85................70.7
  12. I thought upstate NY is getting in on that, or is that no longer the case?
  13. Can't give it up yet, not until April 15. I need one more 6 inch snow and I'm good, not likely right now but it would make the summer much more palatable.
  14. UPDATED - March 28, 2017 Below I tracked the daily progress of how quickly the 21 inch snow pack that stood at the end of the evening of Tuesday March 14th would stand up to the mid to late March sun. I picked a flat spot that has no sun until the afternoon. With no additional measurable snow after the 14th it took 15 days to reduce the 21 inch snow cover to less than an inch over less than 50% of the landscape. It was a flawed study in many respects but I did find it more interesting than watching paint dry but not by a wide margin. I noted several things during the period as noted below. The day of the greatest loss in depth was Tuesday the 21st when the high hit 56 and the next days morning low was 29. 3.5 inches of snow was lost during that 24 hour period. It was the warmest day during the period so perfectly understandable. From 10 pm Tuesday night the 14th, to 8 am Wednesday morning the 15th with temperatures in the teens and snow showers throughout the night the snow compressed and settled overnight from 21.0 to 19.5 inches. It may have been even a little more as the snow showers most likely added a few tenths of an inch overnight but like the conservancy I did not add that to my snow totals. The least amount of snow depth lost on a day when there was no additional snow was on Wednesday the 22nd when the high hit only 29 but with sun and high winds most of the day and the next morning low of 10 only 0.7 inches of depth was lost that day, from 7.5 to 6.8 inches. Also of note the day after the storm on the 15th, when the high only reached 24 and there was virtually no sun during the day and scattered snow showers throughout the day with the next days morning low of 20 the snow depth decreased from 19.5 to 18.8 inches a similar 0.7 inch loss as was seen on the 22nd. Since snow showers may have also added several tenths of an inch during the day most likely the loss that day was due more to additional compression and settling than melting. On Saturday the 18th with clouds and snow showers most of the day and a high of 35 and a Sunday morning low of 23 the depth only went down 0.1 inches from 15.2 to 15.1. I was gone during most of the day and evening so I can only assume the snow showers during the afternoon added several tenths of an inch to the snowpack even though nothing stuck on paved surfaces. The day by day progress I ended the evening on Tuesday the 14th with a high of 26 that day with a snow pack of 21 inches. By Wednesday (15th) morning, with an overnight low of 17, the compression had brought it down to 19.5 inches. With the high of 24 on Wednesday (15th), little sun and snow showers throughout the day and a Thursday morning low of 20, the snow pack Thursday (16th) morning, probably due more to compression than anything is 18.8 inches. After a high of 35 Thursday (16th) and a Friday morning low of 11, the snow pack Friday (17th) morning is 17.5 inches. After a high of 45 Friday (17th) and a Saturday morning low of 10, the snow pack Saturday (18th) morning is 15.2 inches. After a high of 35 Saturday (18th) with clouds and snow showers most of the day and a Sunday morning low of 23, Sunday (19th) morning is 15.1 inches. After a high of 44 Sunday (19th) with sun most of the day and a Monday morning low of 16, the snow pack Monday (20th) morning is 12.6 inches. After a high of 49 Monday (20th) with sun most of the day and a Tuesday morning low of 32, the snow pack Tuesday (21st) morning is 11.0 inches. After a high of 56 Tuesday (21st) with sun most of the day and a Wednesday morning low of 29, the snow pack Wednesday (22nd) morning is 7.5 inches. After an afternoon high of 29 Wednesday (22nd) with sun and high winds most of the day and an impressive Thursday morning low of 10, the snow pack Thursday (23rd) morning is 6.8 inches. After an afternoon high of 41 Thursday (23rd) with sun most of the day and a Friday morning low of 21, the snow pack Friday (24th) morning is 6.0 inches. After an afternoon high of 47 Friday (24th) with clouds most of the day and a little rain and a Saturday morning low of 33, the snow pack Saturday (25th) morning is down to 4.7 inches. After an afternoon high of 42 Saturday (25th) with clouds and some drizzle and light rain most of the day and a Sunday morning low of 31, the snow pack Sunday (26th) morning is down to 3.3 inches. After an afternoon high of only 36 Sunday (26th) with clouds and and light rain most of the day and a Monday morning low of 33, the snow pack Monday (27th) morning is down to 2.5 inches. After an afternoon high of 46 Monday (27th) with clouds and and light rain at times through the day and a Tuesday morning low of 36, the snow pack Tuesday (28th) morning is down to 1.2 inches and will end the 18 consecutive days of snow pack for the month after today and 85 days for the season. Yesterday 1.3 inches in snow depth was lost, with the depth now at 1.2 inches in the flat areas that receive 1/2 sun and 1/2 shade and about 50% total coverage the winter barring any April snows will end with 85 days of snow cover, and 18 consecutive days this March.
  15. Of course it would, but years ago they didn't have the technology for that, now it would be simple. Of course 30 year averages and comparatives would all be thrown upside down.