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About doncat

  • Birthday 01/25/1960

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    Have operated home weather station for over 35 years with records going back to 1977... Current equipment includes Vantage pro, Nimbus digital thermometer, standard nws rain gage, to name a few.

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  1. I may be wrong, but I don't believe that ferry crash was weather related....pilot error . The captains doctor had his license suspended due to the findings.... The doctor happened to be our family doctor also.
  2. Looks like the mesonet gusted to 61mph... having some station problems so not too sure of my winds.
  3. Yeah record cold outbreaks last two November's followed by crummy winters...hopefully things work in reverse this year.
  4. 75° high here, 3rd straight record high...possible tomorrow and Wednesday also. 43 years of record....44° low btw.
  5. Man a pattern like this in Dec-Mar....Such a strong anomalous ridge, where you know days in advance, that nothings gonna be happening for 10 winter wasting days.
  6. 75° here today was record for date, coming off a low of 45°.
  7. 74/47 temp split today...the 74° reading tied record high for date.
  8. Chilly 44/30 temp split today...Will finish up month with a +0.8 degree temp departure. Precip 5.97".
  9. Same here on si...They still haven't figured out forecasting temps here...we're not urban Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens. One of my pet peeves lol.
  10. Turned out to be a wet October with a 5.97" total here. Drought never affected these parts.
  11. Looks like 2.59" will do it for event.... 2.88" last 6 days.
  12. Well the original two storm and heavier precip totals idea worked out well.
  13. Some sleet and flakes have been mixing in.... 2.50" precip total so far for event.
  14. 1.70" rain so far today...Leftover high temp of 55°, currently 47°.