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Wed Jan 30, 2013, 08:57 AM

How weird is the weather near you? Here in Chicago we had a high of 63 degrees yesterday and

tomorrow we will have a high of 15 degrees.

This crap is getting scary!

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Reply How weird is the weather near you? Here in Chicago we had a high of 63 degrees yesterday and (Original post)
mucifer Jan 2013 OP
d_r Jan 2013 #1
Motown_Johnny Jan 2013 #17
d_r Jan 2013 #18
RetroGamer1971 Jan 2013 #2
ananda Jan 2013 #8
bemildred Jan 2013 #3
LWolf Jan 2013 #4
pipoman Jan 2013 #5
justabob Jan 2013 #6
Mnemosyne Jan 2013 #7
ananda Jan 2013 #9
Mnemosyne Jan 2013 #12
kentauros Jan 2013 #10
HereSince1628 Jan 2013 #11
Volaris Jan 2013 #13
Motown_Johnny Jan 2013 #14
arthritisR_US Jan 2013 #15
CBGLuthier Jan 2013 #16
flamingdem Jan 2013 #19
Liberal_Dog Jan 2013 #20

Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:07 AM

1. from my window in Chattanooga

I am on top of a hill and can straight through the pass between lookout mt. and signal mt. that goes toward georgia and alabama. A storm started rolling through and it went from light to dark in seconds, you could feel the pressure dropping.





oops, there's a mountain missing:

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Response to d_r (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 11:36 AM

17. Wouldn't you want to signal from where you had the lookout?

Or am I missing the point here?



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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #17)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 12:56 PM

18. well now that you mention it that makes sense

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:10 AM

2. PHX has gone crazy!

Two weeks ago we were at 15 degrees for 3 nights at our house. Coldest since 1987. Then five days later it was 82. Hottest temp in Jan on record. Then this weekend we got three straight days of rain. We got 2 inches in 24 hours, a new record. That is more rain than we usually get in three months. I have lived in the PHX area since 1999, and was born in AZ. I have NEVER seen weather like this in my 42 years.

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Response to RetroGamer1971 (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:53 AM

8. PHX is Phoenix right.

I was thinking Philadelphia or something until I saw AZ.

That is pretty weird.

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:11 AM

3. Chaotic, "chaotic" is the word. The variance of the varying of the weather is increasing.

Higher highs, lower lows, ...

My plants are getting quite confused, but they keep trying.

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:11 AM

4. We've had an unusually warm winter.

Not that we haven't had freezing temps and snow; we have.

Winter started 2 months late. I was beginning to think it wasn't going to show up at all. Once here, it was reasonable. We had 5 days of very cold temperatures, and our lows have been at the high end of normal the rest of the time. Our highs have been running at the extreme high end of normal, with some days actually hitting the low 50s, which is not normal at all.

Last winter was warmer than usual, as well, although not this warm. Last winter I only used half the firewood I usually need to heat the house. This year I didn't buy any more. It looks like last year's leftovers will see me through this winter.

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:13 AM

5. 72 monday

here in KS, 40 yesterday, snow overnight and 24 degrees now..The snow is heading your way..

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:25 AM

6. little cooler than usual... Dallas

It has been a little colder than usual, and there have been fewer temperature swings than we usually get between Thanksgiving and now. We have had three snows that "stuck", but not enough to shut the city down. The last couple of winters I have had to run my AC a lot, which isn't normal. This year, I have managed to keep it off. I am hoping that the week or so of sub-freezing temps we had around Christmas improves our mosquito/flea issues going into spring/summer. It was brutal last year, but we only had ONE hard freeze IIRC.

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:50 AM

7. 60 today, dropping into 20's tonight, 10 to 13 inches snow by Friday. nt

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Response to Mnemosyne (Reply #7)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:54 AM

9. 60s today and down close to freezing tonight in Austin.

This is the end of a long warm humid spell here.

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Response to ananda (Reply #9)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 10:17 AM

12. I'm in NW Pa. Insane weather. I saw buds coming on some trees a few weeks ago, the plant world is

really confused.

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:59 AM

10. For Houston, this is normal

I don't know what the temps were earlier this week, but it was shorts and short-sleeves weather. Now, it's chilly enough for a light jacket. It will likely warm up by the weekend and the cycle will repeat.

This is pretty typical weather for us

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:59 AM

11. Nice animated radar images of Milwaukee's heat island this morning...

For the last couple of hours Milw has been on the eastern edge of the backside snow, and the heat island shows nicely as a stationary bulge in the freezing mix generally moving to the northeast.

It'll be interesting to see how long it holds out against this storm...

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 10:56 AM

13. yeah. But there's no climate change, or anything...

I shouldn't NEED a sarcasm tag..

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 11:34 AM

14. Still warm here in Detroit, but it will be cold tomorrow.

I think they are calling for a ~40 degree drop in one day.

More freezing rain tonight.


The new normal isn't normal.

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 11:36 AM

15. Yesterday and today, bloody cold. Supposed to

warm up a bit tomorrow.

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 11:36 AM

16. Two days ago the high was 77

It got back down to freezing last night with today's high expected to be 48.

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 12:58 PM

19. freezing in Southern California, hit 46 degrees last night

brrrrrrrrrrr

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Response to mucifer (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 01:00 PM

20. Here In Lexington, Ky

We are going to have a 40 degree drop in temps today.

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