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Re: Weather Alerts

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Post by Whatever4 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:38 pm

Sugar Magnolia wrote:
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:14 pm
Whatever4 wrote:
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:11 pm
Sugar Magnolia wrote:
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:56 am
Yay! We're up to a whopping 15 right now. Wind chill of 0. It was 8 degrees 3 hours ago so I suppose I shouldn't complain.

We're supposed to be back in the 70s by this weekend.

Doesn’t that kill off your plants?
All our plants that are in pots are inside. Inside the spare bedroom. Inside the computer room. Inside my sewing room. Inside the hall bathtub......

It mostly kills buds and blooms on the plants in the ground though, not the whole plant. The weather has been so crazy I already have leaves on my wisteria...well, I did until this week, and the camellia blooms are frozen solid. I suspect the buds on my Japanese magnolia are history too. The bougainvillea looks ok so far, but my mandevilla is probably toast and I can't even bring myself to look at my hummingbird tree yet.
All plants we can’t even try to grow.


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Re: Weather Alerts

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Post by vic » Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:56 pm

The high today in the lower 48 was 83, in San Bernardino, Fillmore, and (my location) Chatsworth.

Sorry.



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Re: Weather Alerts

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Post by RTH10260 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:48 pm

LL poster wrote:Houston Drivers

Was 21º this morning and this proves Houston drivers are fools. EVERY overpass has iced over yet people think the last ice patch was the very last one and they floor it to make up lost time. Go ahead. Laugh at Texans. (Highway 59 south bound.)



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Re: Weather Alerts

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Post by RTH10260 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:24 am

euronews wrote:New cold snap converts beach of Lake Michigan in Chicago into an ice sculpture park

A new cold snap converted the beach of Lake Michigan in Chicago into an ice sculpture park as trees and grasses in the area got coated with thick ice and frost.

The second round of strong cold air in the new year started striking the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and other areas in central and western U.S. from Sunday, bringing heavy snow and lowering temperature to minus 15 degrees Celsius.

The snow lasted three days and reached more than 10 centimeters in thickness in many areas. The snow accumulated near Lake Michigan even was knee-deep.

High humidity and low temperature enveloped the trees and grasses with ice and frost around the lake, forming natural-looking ice sculptures of various shapes. While some look like eagles on the tree branch, others seem like blooming flowers.

The lighthouse turned into a huge umbrella covered by ice and snow. Though the beacon has been fully covered, icicles keep shining through in bright sunlight.



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Re: Weather Alerts

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Post by RTH10260 » Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:37 pm

We know of frying eggs on the hot car hood and the like, but...
Woman freezes her noodles and egg

China's coldest town Huzhong opened a long time ago, "frozen mode", fried eggs in the roadside, less than a minute into "ice", and instant noodles are frozen Not come under the mouth.



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Re: Weather Alerts

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Post by AndyinPA » Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:31 pm

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/p ... 49916.html
Paris is on alert for flooding after the Seine burst its banks and tourist sites and stations along the river were evacuated.

Non-stop rain in the French capital has led the Seine and Marne rivers to rise and approach record levels, while rats are being flushed out of sewers in many parts of the city.

Videos posted online have shown giant rodents scampering through the streets and climbing into rubbish bins and one French photographer captured a group of rats scurrying around outside Notre Dame cathedral.

Seven metro stations along the river have been shut down and will remain closed until the end of the month, while the flood has also affected the Louvre Museum.



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Re: Weather Alerts

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Post by Volkonski » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:14 am


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Tsunami Warning Issued For Long Island Was Error, NWS Says,
https://
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9:10 AM - Feb 6, 2018
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Re: Weather Alerts

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Post by Volkonski » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:48 am

OK, just got a tsunami warning on my phone for Baytown TX from Accuweather. :roll: :roll: I suspect the NWS was the original source. Of course the warning was a mistake.

The NWS needs to get its act together.


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Post by Volkonski » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:41 am

A Tsunami Warning Blared on Phones Across the Country This Morning. It Was a Mistake

http://time.com/5135182/national-weathe ... g-mistake/
Residents on the East Coast, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean had a startling start to their Tuesday morning after they received push notifications alerting them of a tsunami warning.

The foreboding message was a mistake during a regularly scheduled test from the National Tsunami Center, the National Weather Service said in a statement to TIME.

“The test message was released by at least one private sector company as an official Tsunami Warning, resulting in widespread reports of tsunami warnings received via phones and other media across the East Coast, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean,” the NWS said.

“We’re currently looking into why the test message was communicated as an actual tsunami warning,” the statement said.
Yep. I got the east coast and Gulf coast warnings from Accuweather.


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Post by Mikedunford » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:38 pm

They musta hired the Hawai‘i dude.


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Post by DejaMoo » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:46 pm

I'm gonna keep saying: how many of these mistaken warnings are the result of screwups versus how many are the result of hacking? If it was hacking, odds are no one's going to publicly acknowledge it. Security through obscurity.



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Post by Volkonski » Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:26 pm

I have driven across that bridge many times over the years.


ABC News

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“You may want to stay away from the bridge right now": All lanes of the Tappan Zee Bridge shut down due to multiple crashes, with cars stuck in the middle of the bridge.
http://
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1:14 PM - Feb 7, 2018


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Re: Weather Alerts

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Post by AndyinPA » Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:24 pm

We are getting ice from the storm moving across now. That's not something we see often here and because there are so many trees around our house, it always makes me nervous.



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Post by RVInit » Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:29 pm

AndyinPA wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:24 pm
We are getting ice from the storm moving across now. That's not something we see often here and because there are so many trees around our house, it always makes me nervous.
:shock: I hope your trees don't get weighed down by ice! That can be a scary thing, I'm sure.


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Post by AndyinPA » Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:36 pm

RVInit wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:29 pm
AndyinPA wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:24 pm
We are getting ice from the storm moving across now. That's not something we see often here and because there are so many trees around our house, it always makes me nervous.
:shock: I hope your trees don't get weighed down by ice! That can be a scary thing, I'm sure.
I'm more nervous than usual as many of the trees in the front of the house (150 feet to the road) are ash trees, which have been blighted and are now dead, so they are even more prone to falling. We haven't had them taken down yet. We had lovely butternut trees when we first moved in and they were all destroyed by a blight and then our elm trees suffered the same fate. We'll have to start thinking about grass soon. NOT!



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Post by kate520 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:26 pm

When I was 4, I went to New Jersey to meet my father’s family for the first time. I misheard, as four year olds often do, the bridge’s name and was sorely disappointed to find that the Tapan Zee wasn’t made from chimpanzees holding hands. :lol:


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Post by Chilidog » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:10 pm

So far the big Chicago Snow of 2018 is pulling a Nunes.

Maybe it'll kick it up a notch overnight.



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Post by Northland10 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:17 pm

Chilidog wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:10 pm
So far the big Chicago Snow of 2018 is pulling a Nunes.

Maybe it'll kick it up a notch overnight.
As far as I know, it was only supposed to be about an inch by midnight and then the real fun would begin. That said, everything is late in Chicago so who knows.

At least I have the day off because apparently, Chicago and surrounding areas are all closed tomorrow.


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Post by Chilidog » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:35 pm

Tom Skilling has us under 15" of snow by the time it's over.



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Post by Northland10 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:41 pm

Chilidog wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:35 pm
Tom Skilling has us under 15" of snow by the time it's over.
Earlier today it was 6-10, then 8-14, and now it is 7-12. I am thinking 9-10.

I see they have the reduced the length of the warning to 12 pm in Cook County and 9 am in Lake County, Illinois. Sounds like it is Nunesing out a bit.


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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:19 am

Northland10 wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:41 pm
Chilidog wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:35 pm
Tom Skilling has us under 15" of snow by the time it's over.
Earlier today it was 6-10, then 8-14, and now it is 7-12. I am thinking 9-10.

I see they have the reduced the length of the warning to 12 pm in Cook County and 9 am in Lake County, Illinois. Sounds like it is Nunesing out a bit.
I am so glad to see Nunes has some positive value - "pulling a Nunes" as Chilidog said above and Northland10's "Nunesing".

Bravo! :clap:


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Post by Chilidog » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:33 am

Why should Bork have all the glory?



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Post by Chilidog » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:51 pm

Went in to work anyway.

:(



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Post by Foggy » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:26 am

OK, today is bitterly cold (yeah, wimp here) but things are looking up.



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Post by RTH10260 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:14 am

Foggy wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:26 am
OK, today is bitterly cold (yeah, wimp here) but things are looking up.
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Compare with todays freezing temperatures in the Swiss Alps. Around Zurich just hovering around freezing point like the last couple of days.

Just remembering "when I was young" these were the temperatures we were having from late December November until into early March in the lower parts too. Over the last decade I can hardly remember the temperature dropping for longer than a few days under freezing in the Zurich area. And snow seems to have only been falling in the higher regions in the last few years.




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