Arctic Blast coming to Northeast next week

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by corey21, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. corey21

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    Winter Storm Warning

    URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
    241 PM EST WED JAN 16 2013

    ...LOW PRESSURE PASSES SOUTH...SPREADING HEAVY SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL
    AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS.

    VAZ003-004-WVZ033>036-170345-
    /O.NEW.KRLX.WS.W.0001.130117T1000Z-130118T0600Z/
    DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...VANSANT...WELCH...
    GARY...WAR...MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...BECKLEY...OAK HILL...
    FAYETTEVILLE...MONTGOMERY
    241 PM EST WED JAN 16 2013

    ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM THURSDAY TO 1 AM EST
    FRIDAY...

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
    STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM THURSDAY
    TO 1 AM EST FRIDAY.

    * LOCATIONS...DICKENSON...BUCHANAN...MCDOWELL...WYOMING...RALEIGH
    AND FAYETTE COUNTIES.

    * HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW. BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN.

    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES. LOCALIZED HEAVIER SNOW
    AMOUNTS POSSIBLE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

    * ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS.

    * TIMING...THE BULK OF SNOW WILL OCCUR FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM THURSDAY.

    * IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND ICY. WET
    SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ON TREES AND POWER LINES MAY PRODUCE POWER
    FLUCTUATIONS OR OUTAGES.

    * WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER
    WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
    AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.
    ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN
    EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE
    OF AN EMERGENCY.

    PLEASE REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
    BY CALLING TOLL FREE...800-401-9535...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

    YOU CAN ALSO REPORT WINTER WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE
    CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK
    PAGE...OR BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

    ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RLX.

    &&

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  2. Backwoods Savage

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    Good luck. Glad you are getting it and so far almost all the snow has missed us this winter. We have less than an inch on the ground.
     
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    Thank you. We could lose power if that forecast is right we usually do.
     
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    Its been snowing with freezing drizzle on and off for 24 hours now. Its damp and raw out, and sloppier then hell. Waiting for branches to start falling under the weight of the ice. One good thing- the wood stove is crankin
     
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    Yep im glad i got the kinks worked out of the stove don't have no issues staying warm.
     
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    I will attempt to post a snowfall model for you Virginians (take with a grain of salt please, but there is a lot of energy up there)
    temp16.jpg
     
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    I'm patiently waiting for some real winter weather so I can crank my stoves up a little......this running just barely over "idle" is getting old.
     
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    What temps are coming your way with this Artic Cold front? I think we might see - 15.
     
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    That would put me in the 9 to 10 inch range.
     
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    We are expecting 3-6 on Friday which will make it nice.
     
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    I saw some low single digits, but that's apt to change as it seems they adjust it lower each day.....
    I know when it's zero or lower outside because when I walk out on the backporch to go to work in the morning just by the way the air feels in my breathing. It's been awhile since we've had any real stretch of cold air, it doesn't look like this one is going to be all that cold.
     
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    Last night when I checked the weather they had us going down to -23 on Tuessday, today they bumped it up to -7.

    This morning I walked out of the garage,I look down the driveway and the turkeys were gliding in for a landing, gotta grab my camera tomorrow.

    Tuesday I was coming out of the woods from a small walk, the turkey flew right in front of me, missed by about four feet.
     
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    He'd be laying in the roaster if that was me!!
     
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    49 here today,35 tommorow,50 on Friday,42 on Saturday.Then 18 Sunday,14 Monday & 9 on Tuesday if we're lucky.Lows -10 by Tuesday morning,warming back up middle of next week.Most all the snow from the pre Christmas blizzard is gone now,a few piles in parking lots & a couple inches left on north/west facing slopes in rural areas.
     
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    Going down to -20 tonight. Heavy NW wind all day tomorrow high -17. Beginning Sunday night -26 night/-18 days. Now we are finally getting some winter.....................
     
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    You always bring a shotgun on your walk? ==c
     
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    no, but I usually have my semi-auto pistol......OOOPS, we aren't allowed to talk about them here on this forum!::P
     
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    At four feet, a real man wouldn't need a firearm at all. ::-)
     
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    yeah, but it sure is fun.......didn't say I NEEDED it. I WANTED to have it......:p
     
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    I hope it does snow seems we are in a snow drought got plenty of rain but i hope for snow tomorrow.
     
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    They are saying it is going to real cold here also.
     
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    Or woman ;)
     
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