Jump to content
  • Member Statistics

    15,508
    Total Members
    7,904
    Most Online
    kgottwald
    Newest Member
    kgottwald
    Joined
HoarfrostHubb

Spring 2019 New England Banter and Disco

Recommended Posts

1 hour ago, dendrite said:

Agree...no need to shovel or snow blow.

I'm with Dendy.  I like these cool Spring AMs with not a cloud in the sky.  Sun will do its dirty work.  Already in the mid 40s.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Baroclinic Zone said:

I'm with Dendy.  I like these cool Spring AMs with not a cloud in the sky.  Sun will do its dirty work.  Already in the mid 40s.

Its windy and cold, sure sun feels better but come on outside and get the real feel. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, Ginx snewx said:

He won't ever answer, never has. 

Probably the safest way to be, there have been multiple incidents where insane forum members have stalked others at work...i swear, the entire world has lost its mind

  • Like 1
  • Haha 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, #NoPoles said:

Probably the safest way to be, there have been multiple incidents where insane forum members have stalked others at work...i swear, the entire world has lost its mind

Wow really? In this sub forum? Deets?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
46 minutes ago, Ginx snewx said:

Its windy and cold, sure sun feels better but come on outside and get the real feel. 

45-46F here.  Not bad at all.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, dendrite said:

The 10" depth from that Northfield site on cocorahs this morning is lol worthy. Toss that garbage to Franklin and make heroin out of it.

I've seen times where more than half of my town was practically bare but you'd still have yards with solid cover.  What are you supposed to do?  Pretend you don't have snow in your yard?  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
14 minutes ago, MetHerb said:

I've seen times where more than half of my town was practically bare but you'd still have yards with solid cover.  What are you supposed to do?  Pretend you don't have snow in your yard?  

I have like the most in town being on the sheltered north side of my hill and it’s still only 2-4”. There’s no way anyone in town here has 10” of solid cover. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nothing says April 1st like watching dry powder blow across the yard from last night's fake fluff.  

26F with winds gusting 20-30mph and plumes of powder blowing off the rooftops.

The sun looks deceivingly nice out again. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
6 minutes ago, powderfreak said:

Nothing says April 1st like watching dry powder blow across the yard from last night's fake fluff.  

26F with winds gusting 20-30mph and plumes of powder blowing off the rooftops.

The sun looks deceivingly nice out again. 

Yeah, 33-34F here and not much melting. I hadn't looked at much, but saw MOS had 43F for CON so I was hoping for upper 30s to knock out more snow, but it's not happening.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
34 minutes ago, dendrite said:

Yeah, 33-34F here and not much melting. I hadn't looked at much, but saw MOS had 43F for CON so I was hoping for upper 30s to knock out more snow, but it's not happening.

My wife is gonna lose it.  First thing she asked this morning was "Why did it snow?"  I tried to make the claim that a little 1-2" coating just covered the mud and dirty snow and she claimed she loves the mud.  Because mud is the next step to green and she hasn't seen the yard since like Halloween.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
56 minutes ago, dendrite said:

I have like the most in town being on the sheltered north side of my hill and it’s still only 2-4”. There’s no way anyone in town here has 10” of solid cover. 

Sounds like snow envy...you should go over there and bask in the solid 10" snow cover lol.

https://www.google.com/maps/@43.439202,-71.5372351,109m/data=!3m1!1e3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, MetHerb said:

I've seen times where more than half of my town was practically bare but you'd still have yards with solid cover.  What are you supposed to do?  Pretend you don't have snow in your yard?  

How's the sugaring season going?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 minutes ago, Sugarloaf1989 said:

How's the sugaring season going?

It's been good.  I had a "flood" of sap a couple weeks ago when things thawed out but things have been more normal since then.  I have taps from Somers to Woodstock so it's amazing to see the differences between elevation and geography.  This week will be my last one though.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, tamarack said:

That could be the path to our shed (which would be about where that propane sits) and the woods are similar as well , though with fewer spruce-fir the pieces are larger and more scattered.  Trivia note: researchers have found that such litterfall is up to 1/3 of what deer eat when yarded up in winter.

Brief warmup early afternoon yesterday, high of 52 tops for March and tied Feb max - in both 17 and 18 March failed to reach the Feb high.  0.31" RA with a few flakes at the end.  Only lost 1" of pack, now 26".  Probably still close to 10" LE in that stuff; Saturday plans for a core lost out to cutting firewood. 

The deer vacate my area when the snow begins at the end of the fall or soon thereafter and head for the valleys. They'll return when we leaf out and stay until the snow returns the following winter.

My total for today's upslope ended up at 6.0", which was a nice surprise. I had to snow blow the driveway. 

By the time I was down in the valley by the MA line there was only a dusting that was pretty much all but gone everywhere except for the shady areas. It never ceases to amaze me how localized these events can be. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
15 minutes ago, MetHerb said:

It's been good.  I had a "flood" of sap a couple weeks ago when things thawed out but things have been more normal since then.  I have taps from Somers to Woodstock so it's amazing to see the differences between elevation and geography.  This week will be my last one though.

Do you have a vinyl setup?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, dendrite said:

I have like the most in town being on the sheltered north side of my hill and it’s still only 2-4”. There’s no way anyone in town here has 10” of solid cover. 

Can't see Northfield from here, but I'm sure folks here know that totals can vary across a short distance (both horizontal and vertical.)  On March 10 my pack was 1" taller than at the Farmington co-op.  On March 29 (their data for 30-31 not yet on Climod) I had 11" more.  My place in the woods holds pack well, though most near the house are bare-limbed ash and maple.  The Farmington site is more open, with scattered trees.

Nice clean-looking snowbanks at Roxbury.  Do you know the elevation there?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
24 minutes ago, MetHerb said:

It's been good.  I had a "flood" of sap a couple weeks ago when things thawed out but things have been more normal since then.  I have taps from Somers to Woodstock so it's amazing to see the differences between elevation and geography.  This week will be my last one though.

It's been terrible up here. Coworker hasn't gotten much and it's still a darker amber.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
35 minutes ago, MetHerb said:

Sounds like snow envy...you should go over there and bask in the solid 10" snow cover lol.

https://www.google.com/maps/@43.439202,-71.5372351,109m/data=!3m1!1e3

 

7 minutes ago, tamarack said:

Can't see Northfield from here, but I'm sure folks here know that totals can vary across a short distance (both horizontal and vertical.)  On March 10 my pack was 1" taller than at the Farmington co-op.  On March 29 (their data for 30-31 not yet on Climod) I had 11" more.  My place in the woods holds pack well, though most near the house are bare-limbed ash and maple.  The Farmington site is more open, with scattered trees.

Nice clean-looking snowbanks at Roxbury.  Do you know the elevation there?

Punt it. He's the yellow dot. You can put a little blue dot in for me too below the 2nd "n" in Franklin.

depth.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
8 minutes ago, tamarack said:

Nice clean-looking snowbanks at Roxbury.  Do you know the elevation there?

Roxbury Maine I presume. That area between Rumford and Oquossoc is rural. Just looking at a map...there is a wind farm that parallels rt. 17 now. I've never drive 17 in winter, I imagine one big frost heave!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If he's on Shaker Rd there that's 600-640ft...I'm at 615' and have more than the top of my 800ft hill. Whatever he's measuring isn't representative....probably not even for his own yard.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, dendrite said:

It's been terrible up here. Coworker hasn't gotten much and it's still a darker amber.

Seems to be the theme across alot of NH. Meanwhile, down here I've gotten more sap out of my trees than last year. Shorter than normal season, but alot of sap when it ran 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×