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Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #15 on: December 02, 2020, 1321 UTC »
It snowed yesterday in Tasmania, even though it is summer in Australia  :)
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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #16 on: December 03, 2020, 1454 UTC »
22.5 this morning, I think the NWS forecast low was 27. Decent layer of ice on the ponds.
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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #17 on: December 03, 2020, 1548 UTC »
24 here in the  Shenandoah Valley this morning.  Second coldest of the year so far (23 about two weeks ago).  I finally bit the bullet and cleaned the wood stove last Saturday and have been running it since.  There's nothing like the cheap comfort of radiant heat from a wood stove.

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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #18 on: December 03, 2020, 1635 UTC »
I have two south facing windows here in the home office / radio shack. I have to keep the blinds closed much of the time in the summer, but it's nice in the winter. 80F here, 46F outside.
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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #19 on: December 04, 2020, 0129 UTC »
I have two south facing windows here in the home office / radio shack. I have to keep the blinds closed much of the time in the summer, but it's nice in the winter. 80F here, 46F outside.

Low sun angle and no leaves on the trees to block the sun make for natural heating
through south facing windows on sunny winter days.
On a sunny day with temp above 30F here the furnace never kicks on all day.
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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #20 on: December 04, 2020, 0229 UTC »
Very unseasonable weather here in Southern Wisconsin.  Last year we had 14 inches of snow on the ground by now.   This year you can't find a flake with a magnifying glass.  10 day forecast is for high temps in the mid to upper 40's. If it hits 50 I'm breaking out the humidor and celebrating with a Partagas Magnifico  bonus smoke!
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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #21 on: December 04, 2020, 2023 UTC »
My forecast for the next few days. And it usually runs a few degrees colder here than the NWS forecast. Well, at least it isn't snow.

« Last Edit: December 04, 2020, 2024 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #22 on: December 07, 2020, 1041 UTC »
19F (so far) for the low this morning, the NWS forecast low was 26F.
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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #23 on: December 09, 2020, 1336 UTC »
22 in the valley, coolest so far for the season.  Getting any of that snow up there Chris?

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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #24 on: December 09, 2020, 1601 UTC »
22 in the valley, coolest so far for the season.  Getting any of that snow up there Chris?

Yes, it started around 10:20... and then ended a few minutes later.  Only a coating.
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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #25 on: December 10, 2020, 2147 UTC »
Itís a sign winter has arrived in western New York. The ice boom will be installed today 12/10/2020 on the Niagara River, weather permitting. Itís put into place every year to reduce the amount of ice entering the Niagara River.The ice boom is installed when the temperature of Lake Erie reaches 39 degrees, or on December 16, whichever comes first. Expecting upper 40 degree temps this weekend with some rain.
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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #26 on: December 11, 2020, 1841 UTC »
Itís a sign winter has arrived in western New York. The ice boom will be installed today 12/10/2020 on the Niagara River, weather permitting. Itís put into place every year to reduce the amount of ice entering the Niagara River.The ice boom is installed when the temperature of Lake Erie reaches 39 degrees, or on December 16, whichever comes first. Expecting upper 40 degree temps this weekend with some rain.

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Re: bye bye warm weather
« Reply #27 on: December 11, 2020, 2235 UTC »
A couple of mild days for us here in Michigan.  The ice fog burned off with sunrise and the temp rose quickly with bright sunshine and topped out near 50F both days.
Nicer WX than some of the stuff we had back in early Autumn... we have had several of these unusually mild days over the past several weeks.

edit: mild again today but pouring rain, looks like no bicycle ride today
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