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About Solak

  • Birthday 08/24/1954

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    Clayton, NC
  1. January Observations

    64/45 currently. Snow lingering in the shade should be gone by sunset.
  2. Mid to Long Term Discussion 2018

    A couple Tweets from JB 1) Saturday summary on http://Weatherbell.com later today will explain why the worst of the cold for the nation may be still on the way, I grow more impressed each day. Setups similar to other great February invasions 1967,1933,2015 being studied now along with MJO rotation years 2) Unlike last winter, There will be some of the coldest air in the world ready to strike when MJO goes into the holy grail of cold phases in Feb 8,1,2,3 forecasted on ECMWF to where it was around Dec 17 GLAAM also heading higher Winter in west for now, but east target after thaw
  3. 1/16-1/17 Event OBS

    NC Climate Office‏ @NCSCO 13m13 minutes ago You watched it fall. Maybe you even played in it. Now read our summary of yesterday's snow event: http://climate.ncsu.edu/climateblog?id=252 …
  4. January Observations

    It's going to have to fight hard to get to the forecast high of 40. Currently 34 at the airport, 32 on the porch, and the sun is starting to hide the tree tops.
  5. 1/16-1/17 Event OBS

    Measured 3.6" this morning. Waiting for core to melt.
  6. Mid to Long Term Discussion 2018

    Time will tell..... NWSCPC‏Verified account @NWSCPC 3m3 minutes ago February is forecast to be warmer than usual for the Four Corners region, along the southern tier, and up the east coast, while below-normal temperatures are likely for the Pacific Northwest through Northern Rockies. http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/long_range/lead14/ …
  7. 1/16-1/17 Event OBS

    LOL - if the snow shield hadn't locked down at the Wake/JoCo line for 4 hours, and if the first 90 minutes wasn't rain...
  8. 1/16-1/17 Event OBS

    The big winner so far... ...Chatham County... 6 SSE Teer 12.0 in 0547 PM 01/17 35.87N/79.20W
  9. 1/16-1/17 Event OBS

    Most I've seen reported so far... 6 ESE Schley [Durham Co, NC] TRAINED SPOTTER reports SNOW of 11.00 INCH at 4:20 PM EST -- REPORTED TO SKYWARN NETWORK.
  10. Potential 1/17-1/18 threat

    NWS Raleigh‏Verified account @NWSRaleigh 6m6 minutes ago 5 PM: Attached are a couple slides from our 5 PM briefing. The full slide set is available at http://www.weather.gov/media/rah/briefing/NWSRaleighLatestBriefing.pdf … #ncwx
  11. Potential 1/17-1/18 threat

    crankyweatherguy‏ @crankywxguy 5m5 minutes ago Energy transfer to the coastal low nearly complete at the surface.
  12. 1/16-1/17 Event OBS

    Had a lot of compaction from the sloppy flakes that fell for the first 90 minutes. Now sitting at 32 with smaller flakes with some ice pellets mixed in. Maybe an inch on porch railings.
  13. 1/16-1/17 Event OBS

    Finally dropped to freezing here near KJNX.
  14. Potential 1/17-1/18 threat

    Channel 11 news... we don't have to worry about the snow showing on radar out in the mountains/foothills.
  15. Potential 1/17-1/18 threat

    ...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow is occurring or will begin shortly. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the evening commute. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected. * WHERE...Portions of central North Carolina, including the eastern Piedmont, along and east of Highway 1, and the northwestern Coastal Plain.