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Author Topic: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast  (Read 789 times)

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Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« on: December 12, 2020, 1250 UTC »
(Note these are model runs, not "forecasts". For information/educational purposes only)

First a small event Monday:


Then the big event:





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Re: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2020, 1507 UTC »
goes north and south of me   :)
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Re: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2020, 1702 UTC »
Snow is good for getting nice even moisture into the ground.  I can also get lots of steps into the fitbit shoveling about 400 feet of driveway.  Sunny and 57 here right now, should make low 60's.

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Re: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2020, 1846 UTC »
Chris -

In the last map where it says 27.9 in Connecticut, I am just to the right across the county borderline.  It is these types of storms that have given south central Connecticut the most snow from a region wide storm - significant cold front from the northwest colliding with a storm blowing up near the sweet spot of 40 N, 70 W. (I'm at 41.4 N, 72.7 W).  Just inland enough from Sound to get the moisture impact but not the temperature moderating effects of sea. About 8 years ago we had a 33 incher, at points snowing at 5 inches an hour.
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Re: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2020, 1643 UTC »
We're getting snow now from the forecast rain to snow transition



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Re: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2020, 1645 UTC »
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Re: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2020, 1559 UTC »
I ended up with 8" of snow, some pictures:







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Re: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2020, 2040 UTC »
only got about 1" or so here
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Re: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2020, 2127 UTC »
12 inches here, sounds like where I vacationed in October took the hardest hit - Ludlow, Vermont 40 inches.

Photo this morning at 1300 utc, still snowing, 600 foot hills less than a mile away, barely visible.  My 150 foot gravel driveway is in between the bushes and oak tree:

https://imgur.com/a/NBKSYqF

Nice chickens and inflatables, Chris  ;D!
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Re: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2020, 1919 UTC »
The snow storm totals here in WNY varied from 10 inches south of Buffalo, N.Y.  along the lake to maybe an inch or so north of the city. Downstate around Binghamton N.Y they received 44 inches and one guy was buried in his car for 10 hours  ....https://www.kiro7.com/news/weird-news/motorist-rescued-after-10-hours-car-buried-by-snow-plow/K2C43GZ2SRBMDPHVEJUWEGTZ5E

Chris, it looks like the chickens don't mind the snow.
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Re: Big Snow possible Wed/Thu in the Northeast
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2020, 2231 UTC »
The snow storm totals here in WNY varied from 10 inches south of Buffalo, N.Y.  along the lake to maybe an inch or so north of the city. Downstate around Binghamton N.Y they received 44 inches and one guy was buried in his car for 10 hours  ....https://www.kiro7.com/news/weird-news/motorist-rescued-after-10-hours-car-buried-by-snow-plow/K2C43GZ2SRBMDPHVEJUWEGTZ5E


Granted, that is a rather flukey situation, stuff like that happens. We carry extra preps in our vehicles during the winter just for these reasons. You don't need to be buried to be trapped. Having blankets and extra socks and a few other items with you will extend your ability to get home safe. Glad he got out.
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