Ralph Wiggum

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  1. 2 hours ago, Birds~69 said:

    My buddy Chris Sowers has some 50's/40's next week and maybe a mix Friday morning... call Ji and wake Ralph from hibernation? Seriously next week says screw you to Spring...

    https://6abc.com/weather/accuweather-unsettled-week-ahead/49644/

    I'm not hibernating. I lurk all year. I only really post in the winter tho. And this BN temp stretch shouldn't be a shock given the blocking pattern that wants to lock-in as per ens means. This is great grass-growing wx for my newly planted seed!


  2. Have a feeling we aren't done with winter just yet. GFS op, GEFS, GEPS, GFS para, and EPS all liking the period March 13-20 for a backdoor front followed by a fluke event with an interesting setup overall (-PNA with tpv lobes spiraling around just to our N and several waves coming out of the SW and S Plains). Something to watch. I still enjoy watching it fall, even better overnight this time of year and seeing the landscape when the sun first rises. Heck, I've even enjoyed the couple of daytime April snows we had over the past decade. 

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  3. 46 minutes ago, The Iceman said:

    Bro, do you even remember 3/21/18? 3-4 hours of heavy, wet thundersnow. I don't know how any snow lover couldn't root for that... That was a top ten storm of my life, who cares if it melted two days later? 

    Exactly! And unless March rogue storms deliver 10" or more, you usually dont even need to shovel or snowblow. Euro control and gfs para also sniffing out some potential between March 14-March 21. Chances are low as always in March but every so often (2018 etc) one pops up and delivers.


  4. 1 hour ago, Birds~69 said:

    Seriously, this won't happen....and do you really want another big mid/late-slop March storm which will melt immediately w/muddy grass/lawn crap for days? 

    I understand some weenies just want to raise their season totals just for the sake of it...just not me. It's really not snow, just inflated artificial stats.

    IMO,  I'd take a 1-3"/ 2-4" late overnight peaceful event and do a Jeb Walk and call it a winter...

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    March is good for big fluke storms. So yes, I will gladly take.


  5. 1 hour ago, The Iceman said:

    Responding to @Birds~69about pa/nj weed from the obs thread.

     

    PAs medical program is way better than Jerseys and since they added anxiety to conditions basically anyone can get it now, you just gotta pay you 100 to the state and 150 for a doctor appointment. It's basically legal weed just pay to play lol I made sure to get my card renewed before I moved so I can still use the pa dispensarys. Jerseys program is a joke, there's only like ten dispensarys in the entire state, closest one to me is like a hour away... I really don't have high hopes for jersey even if it's legal...

    So hold up, if I have anxiety and a documented history with my doc I can go get a card? I heard mixed reviews on weed and anxiety. Some say its great. Others say it makes it worse. 


  6. 21 minutes ago, Albedoman said:

    I told you guys this would be a snow surprise event and overcoming the sun angle issues would be no problem. Waiting for the half dollar to pancake size flakes to start falling. Too bad this storm is short in duration. Its like winter kicking us in the nads one more time before exiting. I am more concerned about  the model chaos  this weekend into next week as the pattern changes

    Most of us here weren't surprised....except.for the couple sticklers that wanted to force winter to end.

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  7. 9 minutes ago, Birds~69 said:

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    As long as we receive a good amount of T-storms/severe weather I'll keep myself in check...

    31F

    I thought I read somewhere that reed timmer (chaser) hinted this would be a late start for severe but also that there is a higher risk for more extreme/historic outbreaks?  


  8. 10 minutes ago, JTA66 said:

    Actually, I like a nice string of 90’s in April, more often than not it signals a cooler than normal summer is on the way.

     I’m under a WWA, the end of my street isn’t :lol:  Setting my bar at 2.5”, mainly on the existing snow on snow on snow on snow.

    Speaking of snow on snow, before we entered the string of snowy wintry weather late in Jan thru today we still had piles around from the mid Dec storm. Not sure if that counts or not but if so, we would have had snowpack since mid Dec here. Also, it was a normal progression this season into prime climo. We never really had any torch or thaw. We just got.progressively cooler/colder since Jan 1 essentially. And now we look to go progressively milder (relative).

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  9. 46 minutes ago, Birds~69 said:

    Nothing worse than a looong Summer...

    Only thing worse is reading you complain about for 5 months :hurrbear:

    Eta: joking of course, but yeah extended HHH isn't exactly my cup of tea either. I live here to enjoy 4 diverse seasons, not 2

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