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    Spring/Summer 2019 Complaint/Banter Thread

    Stuck in the 50's with a decent bite to the NE wind.
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    Spring/Summer 2019 Complaint/Banter Thread

    Went from sweating the raisins off at 1:30pm to 50's and hoodie and shorts wx with fog rolling in off the pond.
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    2019 Short/Medium Range Severe Weather Thread

    Just had about 15 seconds of hail drop out of nowhere. Few of them larger than pea.
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    May 8-9 Winter Storm

    Good ole Wisconsin winter finally put to bed. 5 more months and we'll be searching the models for that first frost and signs of what Ole Man Winter has in store.
  5. Was bummed being out of town but happy to come home to power and a couple three inches only. Was looking forward to catching up in this thread and seeing incredible shots from down south but it looks like Chicago couldn't overcome climo. Dodged a bullet up here as conditions were primed to deliver something even more epic than 2 weeks ago's 7"
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    April 2019 Discussion

    Couple snow events and light shows already this early spring. Glad we live here
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    April 2019 Discussion

    Last 2 days have been 10's . Lake doing its job here keeping the rain at bay. Chilly up north on the great Lake Superior while we wing ding out on the grilll and 70's.
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    April 14-15 Snow Potential

    Nice to see the 4.9" in the climate summary books. The 3.6" total report I criticized just seemed like another inaccurate guesstimate and the same ole raise an eyebrow to the quality and accuracy being put in to the records over the years at the airport.
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    April 14-15 Snow Potential

    Congratulations and welcome! Good to hear there is an observer now. Pretty sure that hasn't been the case for many yrs prior and their accuracy/guessing on totals was atrocious.
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    April 14-15 Snow Potential

    3.6" but 4" on the ground. Trash. Its a shame the storm totals have no truth to them ever at the airport. 0700 PM SNOW 1 SW SAINT FRANCIS 42.96N 87.90W 04/14/2019 M3.6 INCH MILWAUKEE WI OFFICIAL NWS OBS MILWAUKEE MITCHELL AIRPORT STORM TOTAL AS OF 7 PM CDT. 0.35 INCHES LIQUID WATER EQUIVALENT, AND 4 INCHES ON THE GROUND.
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    April 14-15 Snow Potential

    Back home from the Bucks with a fellow board member. Definitely a storm to remember along with last weeks event it will go down as two of my top 5 most enjoyable events in a while. No pixie what so ever. Really didn't except much from today's and I think the GFS for a couple runs leading up to today had us shut out. She was blowing pretty good yet and even drifting along with filling of the ditches on the e/w road I live on. Power went out around 7:30 the wife said for a few mins. Road was plowed clear pretty good when I left at around 4:15 and it looked like this when returning at around 9:45
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    April 14-15 Snow Potential

    4-6" between 4 & 5 on driveway and tickling 6" on the tonneau cover of truck.
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    April 14-15 Snow Potential

    That's sexy. good stuff, kev.
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    April 14-15 Snow Potential

    Pound town.
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    April 2019 Discussion

    Because 3/4 of an inch of cold rain is so much better than snow.
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    April 10-12 Winter Storm

    No mistaking that rumble of thunder.
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    April 10-12 Winter Storm

    Wife said the rumble we heard was thunder. I attributed it to the power plant. She wins. Snow sticking to our road now.
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    April 10-12 Winter Storm

    Nice to see it white again after a boring March.
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    Spring 2019 Discussion

    Sounds like another miserable April IMBY.
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    March 2019 Discussion

    Record breaking stuff next week? Normal is 36/22 today. Sunday 8/-10 Monday 6/-7 Tuesday 10/?
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    March 2019 Discussion

    Yeah last week I figured we were almost a lock to get another 15"+ this season. Not so sure now sense this week isn't going to pan out as I'd hoped and the week after doesn't hold a good hand ATM.
  22. Agree. I'm always jacked once through, Wausau. Rhinelander and NE, WI have been on a nice run of winters. They are in a nice location it seems to cash in on cutters even ones that hit us good can tickle them.
  23. Back to Wausau. I do like how they can sneak fall and spring events in. But come March and April the staying power of snow even up there sucks and snowmobile trails would more than likely be closed anyways. And they def hold ice on the lakes much longer than us down here but again that's not even a top 15 spot in the state to drill holes in the ice for me. That's area a is drive through county for me. Never get old rolling through there and seeing Rib Mt always snow covered towards Thanksgiving.
  24. Impressive. I would have bet the farm you would have been down to patches at best in full shaded area and MSF piles at the end of that 1st week in Feb. Def a shut the shades period here. Our snow was pure fluff. I'm assuming your pack was loaded with some goodies to help preserve it.
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