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    You got Nam'd!
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    Oh and we got that storm too. It was a raining like a mofo. Had there been some cold air it would have been a great storm. Instead it washed away all the snow we did have
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    Quote Originally Posted by Malsua View Post
    You got Nam'd!
    I will say the wind was definitely impressive with the system. I stood outside for a while during the height of the storm and it was impressive watching the snow that was falling blow as hard as it was.

    Keeping an eye now on the 2/1-2/3 time frame for a potential big storm. It's a spell out but it looks like a lot of the models are agreeing on at least something happening then.

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    Well, we can officially end the Winter Storm Warning drought for my county.

    Not going to be a monster snow (2-4, 5 in some spots) but it looks like we're in for 0.2 or so of ice.

    I happen to be in the more ice than snow zone. Haven't had a chance to look at maps yet so no idea on what things look like.

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    Expecting a 3-6 with an Ice cherry on top. ugh. I'm staying home. Snow I can deal with, Ice can suck it.
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    Hope the snow pans out for you. Barely a couple flakes here. Everything I ended up with was ice, and not a ton either. Roads are even fairly clear right now.

    Looks a bit nice but I've always liked an ice glaze after a fresh coating of snow.



    Pretty underwhelming way to end our WSW drought if you ask me...

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    Was a shitty slop mess that froze hard over night. Thankfully I plowed the 2ish inches from behind the cars. It might still be there until April otherwise.
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    This winter has been thoroughly mediocre.

    I don't know what's worse, the couple recent winters with near 0 frozen precip or this one where models have teased big snows only to have them completely disappear in the medium/short term and end up with 1-2"

    I've literally watched 4 storms, which were supposed to be big producers, do exactly that in the last month or so. The closest I've come to a decent winter storm were the last one with the winds and this most recent icing event.

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    Looking at the 15 day forecast for my area, it looks like Winter is pretty much over for me. High temps appear they're going to be in the upper 40s to low 60s for the most part, not very conducive to snow.

    Another mediocre snow season... Barring any sort of late season, short lived, freak snow storm looks like we're going to finish the season with below average snowfall yet again. Total so far is somewhere right around 10" that's come in crappy 1"-2" snows.

    At least with the weather starting its warm up, I'm getting closer to being able to swap in my 6.5L turbodiesel and 4 speed into my HMMWV.

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    We had a few rumblers roll through not long after I posted the above.

    Here's to hoping for a nice, quiet Spring.

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    Saturday we had a pretty typical late Winter/early Spring snow. Dropped 2" of fat, wet snow in a couple hours. It looked awesome and would have been perfect if it had happened in the middle of December. Unfortunately, as is the case with late Winter/early Spring snows, it was gone by Sunday evening.

    I'll stick a pic here when I have a chance to get it off my phone.

    This was all the while we started under a flood warning with the Ohio River just under flood stage when it was issued because of rain just before and upstream. Right now it's right around flood stage.

    The flood warning is now active until Saturday. Reason being is we're being forecast to get rain clear from Wednesday through Saturday overnight with possible rain totals upwards of 6". If we start significant flooding, I may have to see if I can get two buddies with a Deuce and 5 ton to get their trucks ready should we be needed to assist...

    Temperature wise today we hit 74 and tomorrow we're supposed to hit a record high of 78!

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