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  1. 0.89 here
  2. Brief heavy rain, thunder but not very close, some wind. Not terribly exciting.
  3. 1.01" of rain from that storm earlier. In about 40 minutes.
  4. I am not a trained weather spotter, and my wind gauge is not currently functioning. That said, that is completely believable based on what came through here. Strongest winds I've had in a while.
  5. I take that back, now we have hail. Small hail, though.
  6. No hail here in SE Loudoun, but very strong winds as the storm passed. Picked up my nearly full trash can and threw it across the cul-de-sac. Also very heavy rain, my gauge isn't keeping up but we must have a half inch in the last 15 minutes.
  7. Past us here now (far SE corner of Loudoun). Strongest winds in a while but straight line winds here. We actually lost power for about a minute, that is only the third time we have lost power in the 10 years we've lived here (we are across the street from high voltage transmission lines and our power is underground.)
  8. Just N/NE of manassas, very strong wind gusts and hail
  9. F-
  10. 1"+ of extremely wet snow here. Grass totally covered, deck covered, roads wet. If my VP2 is correct, 0m temp still stuck at 33. This stuff must be like 50% water content, but it's all snow.
  11. Isn't this a model discussion thread?
  12. Steady (light to at times moderate) IP here now. A little surprising since temp is 41/27. Melting on impact, obviously, but definitely frozen.
  13. Yeah. Mt. Baker in the Cascades takes the cake with 1,140 inches in the 98-99 season: http://www.publicaffairs.noaa.gov/releases99/aug99/noaa99056.html I've been there twice. Winters in the North Cascades can be somewhat hit or miss. The first time the snow was terrible (in February) and it was warm. The second time, it snowed 8 feet in the 7 days we were there, and the ski area was closed for two days due to extreme avalanche danger. Someone died in a tree well the day they reopened - skiing in-bounds on a marked slope. My understanding is that there are places in Japan that probably get more than any other human habitable area in the world, but they are sparsely populated with no official reporting stations - the combination of northern latitude, steep mountains and copious ocean moisture.
  14. 1/4 inch on the board here in SE Loudoun. In the last 15 minutes or so. Light snow continuing.
  15. VP2 with fan at 2M AGL, sited in yard well away from heat sources.