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bannerdude

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  • Four Letter Airport Code For Weather Obs (Such as KDCA)
    KRDU
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    SE Durham

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  1. bannerdude

    December 8-10 Winter Storm Obs

    Wrapping up at my location with some light flurries. Another 2" today brings my overall total to ~11.5" for the storm.
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    December 8-10 Winter Storm Obs

    Huge flakes here in the Sherron Road area of Durham. It's been snowing now since 0800, and appear to have 1.5" of additional snow on the deck rails.
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    December 8-10 Winter Storm Obs

    Switched to light snow 20 minutes ago and just now picked up in intensity.
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    December 8-10 Winter Storm Obs

    Well, it's nearly all liquid falling currently and we are a smidge below freezing. Hopefully it makes the switch to sleet soon....
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    December 8-10 Winter Storm Obs

    Believe I'm finally done with the snow here in Durham. Measured 10.75" on the deck. Around 9.5" in the back yard. After the dog did around a thousand zoomies, the yard is now a very compact 3".
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    December 8-10 Winter Storm Obs

    Around 8 inches now here in Durham. Been switching between snow and sleet for the last 20 minutes. Also the puppy’s first snow!
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    December 2018 Obs

    Just had a few minutes of graupel here in Durham.
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    Florence Observations

    Still has a ways to go to hit the ~80K CFS mark from 1945, but it's still the second highest flow since the USGS gauge was installed in the 1930s. Currently at 61K and rising quickly. There are river flow records broken or soon to be broken all over NC this week. That 1945 flood, also resulting from a tropical system, was what ultimately led to the construction of B. Everett Jordan Lake in Moncure.
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    Major Hurricane Florence: STORM MODE THREAD

    I'm no expert, but after living in WNC for a number of years and becoming familiar with the microclimates, I feel like an E/NE flow could lead to very high rainfall totals along the Brushy Mountain and South Mountain spurs (Yadkin and Catawba River Valleys).
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    August 2018 Observations

    2.22" in the gauge in Moncure
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    Apr 15 2018 severe weather thread

    Little Lick Creek behind the house is rising quickly.....halfway up the backyard. Round 2 incoming as well. https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nc/nwis/uv/?site_no=0208700550&PARAmeter_cd=00065,00060 Last time I could sit at the window and watch the water come up like this was Hurricane Matthew.
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    March 12th-13th ULL Discussion

    Just switched to a 50/50 sleet-snow mixture in Moncure. Big flakes flying. Temp is 34.3
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    March 12th-13th ULL Discussion

    Back to mostly sleet again in Moncure with only a few snowflakes mixed in. Can't quite get over the hump. Currently 34.5
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    March 12th-13th ULL Discussion

    Mixture of rain, sleet, and snow under the heaviest returns in Moncure a few minutes ago. Now that it's lightened up, it back to mostly rain with some sleet. Temp is slowly dropping, now at 34.6
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    1/16-1/17 Event OBS

    Measured 9" at 5 PM at multiple points in the backyard. Should be around 9.5" as it wraps up. What a storm! In SE Durham near Mineral Springs Road
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