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Tyler Penland

2019/2020 Mountains and Foothills Fall/Winter Thread.

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Is it too early for this? Probably. But dang it's hot and I wanna talk about colder weather.

 

Seen a few runs of the GFS/GEFS advertising maybe a break from the heat heading towards the end of the month.

 

A LOT more leaf change already up here around the Boone/Banner Elk than I would expect given the recent heat. Hoping that's not setting us up for another less-than-stellar fall leaf season.

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1 hour ago, Tyler Penland said:

 

Is it too early for this? Probably. But dang it's hot and I wanna talk about colder weather.

 

Seen a few runs of the GFS/GEFS advertising maybe a break from the heat heading towards the end of the month.

 

A LOT more leaf change already up here around the Boone/Banner Elk than I would expect given the recent heat. Hoping that's not setting us up for another less-than-stellar fall leaf season.

 

It's never to early to talk COLD/SNOW! I'm so ready for it, but not liking the winter forecasts I've seen so far, But they are just a guess. But I like reading them and when it looks promising it gives you hope!  BTW Top out at 96.4 here in the N.Foothills today, Just simply ugly weather........................ 

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It’s been Hot we’ve hit 88 the last two days and cooked up thunderstorms. Only picked up .12 yesterday but today was a different story had gusty winds and two cloud to ground lightning strikes right off the front porch and got another .47 of rain.

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Nothing like kicking off the fall and winter thread with a heatwave but yes, thinking about snow is a pleasant diversion from the heat.  Hoping for our third consecutive year with a December snow storm and enough cold air this winter for the ski resorts to stay in business.

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On 9/12/2019 at 5:35 PM, Tyler Penland said:

 

Is it too early for this? Probably. But dang it's hot and I wanna talk about colder weather.

 

Seen a few runs of the GFS/GEFS advertising maybe a break from the heat heading towards the end of the month.

 

A LOT more leaf change already up here around the Boone/Banner Elk than I would expect given the recent heat. Hoping that's not setting us up for another less-than-stellar fall leaf season.

 

I am concerned about another dud in terms of foliage season. It may be a done deal wit the late heat and extended dry spell.

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81 down in town around noon and was 74 up here on the gap.  Clouds have rolled in now, actually looks like a good early Fall day looking out the living room with leaves starting to change and a nice cloud cover.  Hoping that chance of showers pans out, somehow managed to have some rain last week whereas other parts of the county and region weren't as lucky.

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5 hours ago, Looking to the skies said:

I was looking and hoping at the last GFS the 12z.  I saw some freezing temps for about the 8th of October for as far as middle Ga....   Hoping it repeats in the future runs

Thats a pipe dream bro.

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That looks like a brownout to me.  A quick yellowing, then death.  No way these trees stand a chance of much color this year.  My yard is already full of dead leaves here in the Triad.

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52 minutes ago, kvegas-wx said:

That looks like a brownout to me.  A quick yellowing, then death.  No way these trees stand a chance of much color this year.  My yard is already full of dead leaves here in the Triad.

I don't think so. Typically in a brownout up here you don't get that vibrant orange on the tree and contrary to everywhere else, the mountains haven't been as dry as most. Yes we've been dry but not as bad as I saw driving through the Piedmont last week. 

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17 hours ago, kvegas-wx said:

That looks like a brownout to me.  A quick yellowing, then death.  No way these trees stand a chance of much color this year.  My yard is already full of dead leaves here in the Triad.

We have had plenty of rain over the last 2 years. The vegetation is still very vibrant here.

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Was on the Parkway up to Mt. Mitchell yesterday; there was some splashes of color here and there;  colors seemed to suggest that it will not be a brown out this year, we will see...

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I don't think so. Typically in a brownout up here you don't get that vibrant orange on the tree and contrary to everywhere else, the mountains haven't been as dry as most. Yes we've been dry but not as bad as I saw driving through the Piedmont last week. 

That photo is a little misleading imo. I'm in Boone and other than the occasional bright orange most of them are dull yellow.

 

3rd straight crappy foilage season coming I believe. A little rain could help salvage the rest but a lot of dead stuff already.

 

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1 hour ago, Tyler Penland said:

That photo is a little misleading imo. I'm in Boone and other than the occasional bright orange most of them are dull yellow.

 

3rd straight crappy foilage season coming I believe. A little rain could help salvage the rest but a lot of dead stuff already.

 

I don’t think so. Have a little faith!

https://wlos.com/news/local/photos-autumn-falls-into-color-at-grandfather-mountain

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14 hours ago, Tyler Penland said:

That photo is a little misleading imo. I'm in Boone and other than the occasional bright orange most of them are dull yellow.

 

3rd straight crappy foilage season coming I believe. A little rain could help salvage the rest but a lot of dead stuff already.

 

I'm not too concerned about a brownout.  Really starting to see some vivid colors up here in Wolf.  

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