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On Snow and ice headed this way later this week; winter storm watch issued


chootspa 5 years, 3 months ago

It's dark outside right now. I thought we had a sun!

Gary Anderson 5 years, 3 months ago

If your house burns down tonight....does that mean we have "Global Fire"? Local conditions have little to do with Global Conditions!

irvan moore 5 years, 3 months ago

i'm gonna cook chili in the crockpot while i run the snowblower, might as well make the best of it

akt2 5 years, 3 months ago

Crockpot cooks need a Plan B in case the power goes out.

riverdrifter 5 years, 3 months ago

How do you know he made the map? He likely looked at the data and came to his own conclusion regarding the forecast.

Shaun Hittle 5 years, 3 months ago

Mr Byrne said likely. He acknowledged that the sleet/freezing rain band could shift, but gave us the best conclusion as of 2pm.

Shaun LJW

elliottaw 5 years, 3 months ago

Does this mean your not running to the grocery store for canned soup, toilet paper and milk?

jhawkinsf 5 years, 3 months ago

We need the moisture, whether wet or frozen. I'll take all we can get.

Joe Berns 5 years, 3 months ago

Calling it now, no school on Thursday, Friday is iffy if we get snow all day Thursday as well.

Definitely no school on Thursday!

riverdrifter 5 years, 3 months ago

Stoke the hot tub & chill the wine, do away with the whine.

bearded_gnome 5 years, 3 months ago

the map displays the reality of a few different gradients, or think of it as displaying the set of potential outcomes each having different likelihoods. the article's verbal summary from the "expert" is based on his read of that glop of potentialities together with his experience.

don't be so visually bound, otherwise you can be easily fooled by visual illusions, too.

now, understand, he is reading this from a couple days' in advance, and things can change and the line can move, moving that set of gradients around, changing timing, changing some temps, etc., and instead of snow and no ice, we could be here on thursday sunset with one inch thick of ice coating everything!

in other words, both the map and his interp are subject to variables of time, and inaccuracy.

riverdrifter 5 years, 3 months ago

"in other words, both the map and his interp are subject to variables of time, and inaccuracy." What's your forecast? You know so much, tell us. Fact is, without the boys up at Topeka, you know squat. Tomorrow is is going to be be sunny, breezy and cold. What you have said beyond that?

Richard Heckler 5 years, 3 months ago

Heat is the lover of creating intense storms no matter the season. Mother Nature responds when being abused. Mother Nature rules!!!

Union of Concerned Scientists claims the Earth is warming and human activity is the primary cause. Climate disruptions put our food and water supply at risk, endanger our health, jeopardize our national security, and threaten other basic human needs.

Some impacts—such as record high temperatures, melting glaciers, and severe flooding and droughts—are already becoming increasingly common across the country and around the world. So far, our national leaders are failing to act quickly to reduce heat-trapping emissions.

However, there is much we can do to protect the health and economic well-being of current and future generations from the consequences of the heat-trapping emissions caused when we burn coal, oil, and gas to generate electricity, drive our cars, and fuel our businesses.

Our country is at a crossroads: the United States can act responsibly and seize the opportunity to lead by developing new, innovative solutions, as well as immediately putting to use the many practical solutions we have at our disposal today; or we can choose to do nothing and deal with severe consequences later. At UCS we believe the choice is clear. It is time to push forward toward a brighter, cleaner future.

What exactly is Global Warming/Climate Change? http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/

Dangerous Heat Is Increasing In The Midwest http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/science_and_impacts/impacts/global-warming-and-heat-waves.html

bearded_gnome 5 years, 3 months ago

RD, am not a meteorologist and couldn't play one on TV, and didn't try to make a forecast there. however, I do have some understanding of the stuff interacting thar. and I made my point at the end. chill

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