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    Alleghany County, VA
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    Weather, walking, kayaking

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  1. A B S O L U T E L Y! Enjoy them while you can, the triple nasty H's will be here soon (and long) enough.
  2. A few days late, but my numbers for April, 2021. Averaged high temp was 65.0 degrees vs a normal of 66.5 degrees, a -1.5 below normal. Warmest temp was on the 28th with a 86.2 degree reading. Averaged low temp was 39.1 degrees vs a normal of 38.4 degrees, a +0.7 above normal. The coldest temp recorded for month was on the 4th with 21.0 degrees. The overall averaged temp for month was 52.0 degrees vs a normal of 52.5 degrees, a -0.5 below normal. Total rainfall for the month was 4.98 inches vs the normal of 3.30 inches, a +1.68 inches above normal. Wettest day was on the 11th with 2.38 inches falling. There were 11 days with measurable, 3 days with a 'T' and 16 dry days. A trace 'T' of snow was recorded vs the normal of 0.3 inches, a -0.3 inches below normal. There were zero days with measurable, 3 days with a 'T' and 27 days with no snow. The strongest wind recorded for the month was 33 mph on the 16th. One new record, the 2.38 inches of rain on the 11th set a new daily rainfall record. The last (as of now) freeze for the season was on the 24th of the month. Records date back to October 1979.
  3. Sign of a good quality game!!
  4. I can think of a few 'players' they could call up... (4) Slap Shot - Unleash Ogie Olgilthorpe - YouTube
  5. Hope you get to feeling better soon!
  6. So the classic 'I went to a fight and a hockey game broke out' will be said? I'm gonna edit this to add a fun experience from a game I went to couple years ago. Roanoke (Railyard Dawgs, SPHL) playing Fayetteville in a home/home series. Not sure what happened the night before in Fayetteville, but BEFORE the puck was dropped 3 separate fights started with the lined up players! I think the game started 3 on 3 with 70+ minutes of penalty time before the puck even dropped lol.
  7. Pffftt....wait until 55 or so...
  8. Already sent to NWS Blacksburg report (I found another tree down walking property after report) PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA 306 PM EDT TUE MAY 4 2021 ..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON... ..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.... ..REMARKS.. 0247 PM TSTM WND GST 3 S HOLLINS 37.79N 79.92W 05/04/2021 E66 MPH ALLEGHANY VA COCORAHS ALSO 3 LARGE TREES DOWN AND POWER OUT.
  9. Thanks, that was a bit iffy. On phone with fiancée and told her I was gonna step into the hallway when *wham* they started falling.
  10. So, just got power back here, I had a 66 mph gust on the weather station and have 4 trees down on my property. Two missed the house by 10 feet and are laying in front yard. That was most impressive. Between 2:45- 2:50 pm. All were pulled over with big chunks of root balls, biggest tree brought a 10 foot by 10 foot slab of dirt with it.
  11. Lots of booming here in last 15 minutes
  12. Yep, reminds you that the U G L I E S are on the way......
  13. Just missed a record warm minimum by 0.6 degrees this morning....yay. NOT!
  14. Upper 50's and damp here, 0.17 in the CoCoRaHS gauge at 7 this morning. Right at 80 degrees with full sun until late afternoon yesterday, awesome day to have the Monte out, put 140 miles on her driving the backroads of western VA.