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  1. weatherpruf

    March, 2019

    Well, I'm not a big fan of scholastic sports, but this is the culture we live in, and the kids already have a ton of HW to do as it is, so I guess you would be right in that parents wouldn't want some of the sports to be later, though there's no reason most can't be done under lights ( except x country maybe )
  2. weatherpruf

    Meteorological Winter 2018 Banter

    Back in the 80's there was a question on the captains' exam, what is the prevailing summer wind? A lot of folks wrote S-SE, and it was wrong, the prevailing wind is NW. I remember my captain saying come out one PM trip and I'll show you the "NW" wind ( They were always getting their butts kicked in the South winds ). Sadly, there are few pm trips anymore, not enough fish or customers. They still have the 1:30 pm trips, but 3 pm trips are gone.
  3. weatherpruf

    March, 2019

    There might be later start times for older students, as they need more rest ( this is a fact ) and earlier start times for younger students ( grade school ). Right now it's backwards; my HS daughter starts at 6:50, elementary starts at 8:50. Districts also like to stagger their bus routes, so someone will be starting early. This way the same driver came make multiple runs. But it's not just kids waiting in the dark; quite a few will be walking in the dark. We tried this in the 70's; we'd watch the sunrise during first period....
  4. weatherpruf

    March, 2019

    The biggest April storm anyone can remember was 1982; the 90's had great storms in March. But overall they were kinda lean.
  5. weatherpruf

    Meteorological Winter 2018 Banter

    Much as I love winter, seeing the water has got me itching to get out fishing, even though fishing sucks anymore. Well, we always have porgies. I hope.
  6. weatherpruf

    March, 2019

    Day after Easter I believe, had around 4 or so here.
  7. weatherpruf

    March, 2019

    April snows are kinda rare, but then so are November snows...it snowed in April here last year. Decent event too.
  8. weatherpruf

    March, 2019

    Given the last couple days, I will not be surprised to see a significant wet snow type event later in March. I know your area didn't do so well Sunday, but both Sat and Sun were decent out in the surrounding suburbs. And the pack has held on for a few days. Can't call the whole winter a fail after this. Missed all of Dec and Jan and most of Feb though.
  9. weatherpruf

    March, 2019

    Feels like a mid Jan day with ice pack OTG. Can't believe how fast the weather changes around here. It feels plenty cold, and the snow mounds from plowing are huge, because the ones from Sat didn't melt and got piled on again Sunday night. Can barely see the stop sign down the street the mound is so high. Basically 10-12 inches in two days in some parts, more in others. Surprisingly, friends in Old Bridge didn't even know we had close to 5 inches up here Sat, and that's only 20 mins away to the south.
  10. weatherpruf

    Meteorological Winter 2018 Banter

    Yes a friend is a physician down there, it's a serious concern; people think of South Americans are darker skinned and less likely to get skin cancer but this is untrue, for one, darker skinned people can and do get skin cancer ( though it tends to be on the hands and feet ) and there are plenty of light skinned folks in South America, and also, when the ozone layer is thinned, the rays are going to be more powerful, as I understand it. OTOH, it is believed vitamin D levels are directly related to enough sun exposure and may prevent many diseases. But I think you only need about 20 minutes worth ( which is enough to burn for some folks )
  11. weatherpruf

    March, 2019

    What is it with weekend rain in these parts?
  12. weatherpruf

    Meteorological Winter 2018 Banter

    March 2017 was equally as bad around here, they never dropped the warning and we got around 5 or so of sleet, no real snow. Impressive sleet, but still.....and the 2nd storm last March too, 4 inches. This happens enough these days that I question the efficacy of the models, which ultimately can't always tell what will happen. And also Feb 6 2010, I was expected to get 8-12. Got 3.
  13. weatherpruf

    Meteorological Winter 2018 Banter

    It was a big problem in Chile too, with the govt often warning people on some days about sun intensity.
  14. weatherpruf

    Meteorological Winter 2018 Banter

    8-10 would have been ok, we had nothing but some light sleet, not enough to cover the grasstops.
  15. weatherpruf

    Meteorological Winter 2018 Banter

    Saw that one coming earlier though....but the weather service, once committed to a warning, sometimes is slow to give up on it, maybe for sound reasons, i don't know.
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