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10 hours ago, NorthShoreWx said:

February has been very kind to the north shore of Suffolk (excluding yesterday, but I'm not complaining).  My total for the month of February is 33.0" , season is 41.9". 

It looked like a little white rain tried to mix in here with today's showers, but you had to look really hard.  Temperature did manage to drop from 47 late morning to 38 during the rain.

ISP (10 miles to my SE) has  24.9" of snow for February and 33.5" for the year.  The north shore / south shore disparity in western Suffolk County has been greater than in recent years this winter.

The benchmark year for that sort of disparity remains 1993 - 1994.  I don't have pesonal stats for that winter, but the north shore was close to 60", Upton/OKX recorded 55" and and ISP only had 33" for the season.  I was living on the south shore and commuting to the north shore and it was very noticeable on a daily basis.

Smithtown:

http://www.northshorewx.com/ClimateData/SmithtownDailySnowfall.pdf

ISP:

http://www.northshorewx.com/ClimateData/IslipDailySnowfall.pdf

This is where being on the south shore of Nassau county is a lot better than being further east on the south shore.  We had close to 50" in SW Nassau in 1993-94.

One more moderate snow will get us to 40" this season.

We've had 4x 6"+ snowstorms here this season.

One question I have for you and others, with how close to the coast these storms have tracked, one would've expected more rain and less snow than what we got.  in Dec 1992 a storm took a similar track to the ones we had this season but that one was like 90% rain.  I wonder if that kind of storm had happened this season we would have had feet of snow instead of what happened back then.

 

 

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Good Wednesday morning everyone, Feb 24: The 00z-06z/24 impressions regarding on-going threads but think focus has to be primarily the I84 corridor. No graphics. 
 
No large scale 6+" snowstorms foreseen through March 2nd, and possibly through March 11.
 
Saturday morning (27th). A period light snow will occur across the I-84 corridor west of Hartford (including se NYS) early Saturday. Possible minor short duration impact at worst, reserved primarily higher terrain where an inch or 2 is possible before a change to rain after 10AM Saturday and then melting all surfaces. 
 
Late Sunday the 28th-Monday March 1: I84 corridor. Still uncertain. A complex potential significant rain to snow event. Any wintry weather Sunday evening the 28th is reserved for the Poconos. It could spread across the rest of I84 corridor by Monday morning March 1 with significant hazardous high terrain accumulations of several inches I84 itself northward, with the valleys below 700 feet elevation much less impact (Hartford, Poughkeepsie, Scranton). A shot of notably cold air follows Monday night. 
 
 
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27° with a 14 inch snow pack and a bit of a warmup on the way.

So far I have not had a day in February with less than 12.5 inches of snow otg. Maximum depth was 26.5 inches the evening of February 2nd. Will be interesting to see if we can make it through Sunday with at least a foot on the ground for the entire month, with no significant snow forecast through Sunday it will be close.

The liquid equivalent of the snowpack right now is at least 3 inches probably close to four. That will make this 14 inches of snow on the ground right now like melting 3 to 4 feet of snow, it will be tough to do even for a late February sun with temperatures in the low 40s. My guess looking at the forecasts is I'll probably be down to 10 inches on the ground by the end of the day Sunday
 
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6 hours ago, LibertyBell said:

This is where being on the south shore of Nassau county is a lot better than being further east on the south shore.  We had close to 50" in SW Nassau in 1993-94.

One more moderate snow will get us to 40" this season.

We've had 4x 6"+ snowstorms here this season.

One question I have for you and others, with how close to the coast these storms have tracked, one would've expected more rain and less snow than what we got.  in Dec 1992 a storm took a similar track to the ones we had this season but that one was like 90% rain.  I wonder if that kind of storm had happened this season we would have had feet of snow instead of what happened back then.

 

 

Don’t you people have your own thread?  Asking for a friend.

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1 hour ago, Hitman said:

Don’t you people have your own thread?  Asking for a friend.

Good morning, Hitman and friend. I’m not sure if we Islanders have our own thread. If not it can always be named (with apologies  to Dorothy and the wizard ) ‘Snow, sleet and freezing rain, oh my’. As always.....

 

 

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7 minutes ago, Juliancolton said:

Wasn't there a bit of drama surrounding a LI thread several years ago?

Probably rjays fault

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What i thought was a really durable snowpack isn't. This 50° sunny day is killing it. There's water running down the streets like it's a summer thunderstorm. I havent measured but I bet I've lost 8-9" in two days.

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8 hours ago, rclab said:

Good morning, Hitman and friend. I’m not sure if we Islanders have our own thread. If not it can always be named (with apologies  to Dorothy and the wizard ) ‘Snow, sleet and freezing rain, oh my’. As always.....

 

 

I’m aware that you can make a technical argument that you’re part of Long Island, but really your worlds away in urban Brooklyn.

I just drove up to vt to keep my mid winter vibe going.

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4 hours ago, Hitman said:

I’m aware that you can make a technical argument that you’re part of Long Island, but really your worlds away in urban Brooklyn.

I just drove up to vt to keep my mid winter vibe going.

If the gorgeous New England scenery doesn’t do it, nothing will. I actually edited the initial post .I substituted we for rhe and our for their. Brooklyn and Queens are certainly part of that “ technical” geographic entity. Besides, the seemingly never to be denied progression of the rain/snow line keeps us together as one big happy family. As always ....

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19 hours ago, wdrag said:
Good Wednesday morning everyone, Feb 24: The 00z-06z/24 impressions regarding on-going threads but think focus has to be primarily the I84 corridor. No graphics. 
 
No large scale 6+" snowstorms foreseen through March 2nd, and possibly through March 11.
 
Saturday morning (27th). A period light snow will occur across the I-84 corridor west of Hartford (including se NYS) early Saturday. Possible minor short duration impact at worst, reserved primarily higher terrain where an inch or 2 is possible before a change to rain after 10AM Saturday and then melting all surfaces. 
 
Late Sunday the 28th-Monday March 1: I84 corridor. Still uncertain. A complex potential significant rain to snow event. Any wintry weather Sunday evening the 28th is reserved for the Poconos. It could spread across the rest of I84 corridor by Monday morning March 1 with significant hazardous high terrain accumulations of several inches I84 itself northward, with the valleys below 700 feet elevation much less impact (Hartford, Poughkeepsie, Scranton). A shot of notably cold air follows Monday night. 
 
 

ugh what time in the Poconos will this event on Sunday start?  I guess I will have to get an early start- no chance it'll happen during daylight hours?

 

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