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Jackstraw

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  1. Jackstraw

    Feb 19-20th winter storm

    Bass ackwards I tell ya lol.
  2. Jackstraw

    February 23-25th Winter Storm

    Yeah, we'll see as the week progresses. The clown maps make me jealous lol, but if the current winter pattern continues could be a late winter/early spring outbreak for the sub this year. We're due.
  3. Jackstraw

    February 17th, 2019 Snow Event

    1 inch of crappola here. You're fired lol.
  4. Explains my bit of sunshine this morning...
  5. Jackstraw

    February 17th, 2019 Snow Event

    I'm going to go with 3-4 here. Looks like it could mix just to my south but if we can stay cold enough
  6. Jackstraw

    February 2019 Discussion

    OMG you said it! lol. I'm more interested in the moon angle till the Ides of March
  7. All you needed to do was start event threads, we'd all have a Bo snow pack by now lol.
  8. Jackstraw

    Winter Storm - February 11-13, 2019

    I don't know about up there but around here AEP has been very aggressive over the last 5 years trimming trees back from power lines.
  9. My grade for this winter is slowly dropping from a B-. It's only getting a B because I'm grading on the curve of the last 5 or 6 years lol. We've had a couple nice events of 3-5 and one over 8 inches and a decent over performing ice event but it's this pesky cold -snow - torch - melt - rain back to cold sequence that's really getting old. Haven't been able to hold onto a snow pack at all (yeah my climo isn't the best for that but at least give me 14 days!). If I can go out with at least one more warning criteria snow the curve may just get it to an A, but it's gonna have to be a good one. Really not looking forward to a potential flooding spring, there's a very saturated water table around here.
  10. Jackstraw

    February 14th-16th Winter Storm Threat

    Not Thunders fault, models have been crap this year outside 24-48 hours. GFS is trying to bring something back the 16th-20th lol.
  11. Jackstraw

    Winter Storm - February 11-13, 2019

    NE IN, NW OH, far SEMI may be getting the worse of the ice overnight, possible 1 inch amounts. Nice moisture plume should over run the area in the next 4-6 hours with sub freezing surface temps. I'd be real concerned for some severe icing in those areas.
  12. Jackstraw

    Winter Storm - February 11-13, 2019

    We got lucky a couple weeks ago. We got .25 to .3 with some strong winds right on the tail. Fortunately those winds only lasted an hour or less. I sincerely hope, with some of the modeled accretion rates, y'all don't get hammered. It's one thing to get paralyzed by a 20 inch 50 mph blizzard but a .5 to 1.0 inch ice storm with 30-40 mph winds really sucks.
  13. Jackstraw

    Winter Storm - February 11-13, 2019

    From an aviation perspective this is a fairly dangerous setup that has caught many pilots off guard. There is a line from Central IL through N/Central IN that has a fairly low level melting layer above a much lower level freezing layer, roughly 2k-5k feet, that can catch an unprepared pilot off guard. You normally encounter these setups much higher but this setup is lower and has/can present issues.
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