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stretchct
post Jan 26 2018, 11:25 AM
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I've been spending some time on you tube lately looking up explanations for some terms and theories I'm not familiar with. Thought I'd share some of the good resources and tools which are helping me along.

First off, for a basic understanding on how things work in the atmosphere, it turns out Yale offers an online video course. Intro to atmosphere...


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Snow maps are pretty.

My Wunderground station
weather in my area and winter storm/hurricane model analysis

2-18 6"
2-7 1"
2-2 .5"
1-30 2"
1-17 1"
1-4 13.5"
12/30 1"
12/25 2"
12/14 1.5"
12/12 .5"
12/9 7"
36" season to date
First measurable Dec 9
First flakes Nov 7/Nov 10
First freeze Nov 9
First frost Oct 17

Seasonal snow - normal 44"
2016-17: 58"
2015-16: 33.5"
2014-2015 57"
2013-2014 58.25"
2012-2013 64.5"
2011-2012 30.5"
2010-2011 79"
2009-2010 49"[/color][color="#FF8C00"]
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stretchct
post Jan 26 2018, 11:28 AM
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Second, extremely helpful site for theories and terminology is Haby Hints from theweatherprediction.com site

Haby Hints

Please add more when you come across them.

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Snow maps are pretty.

My Wunderground station
weather in my area and winter storm/hurricane model analysis

2-18 6"
2-7 1"
2-2 .5"
1-30 2"
1-17 1"
1-4 13.5"
12/30 1"
12/25 2"
12/14 1.5"
12/12 .5"
12/9 7"
36" season to date
First measurable Dec 9
First flakes Nov 7/Nov 10
First freeze Nov 9
First frost Oct 17

Seasonal snow - normal 44"
2016-17: 58"
2015-16: 33.5"
2014-2015 57"
2013-2014 58.25"
2012-2013 64.5"
2011-2012 30.5"
2010-2011 79"
2009-2010 49"[/color][color="#FF8C00"]
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stretchct
post Feb 6 2018, 02:48 PM
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Great resources for weather links.


http://www.shawnmilrad.com/forecast/
http://tropicalatlantic.com/models/more/

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--------------------
Snow maps are pretty.

My Wunderground station
weather in my area and winter storm/hurricane model analysis

2-18 6"
2-7 1"
2-2 .5"
1-30 2"
1-17 1"
1-4 13.5"
12/30 1"
12/25 2"
12/14 1.5"
12/12 .5"
12/9 7"
36" season to date
First measurable Dec 9
First flakes Nov 7/Nov 10
First freeze Nov 9
First frost Oct 17

Seasonal snow - normal 44"
2016-17: 58"
2015-16: 33.5"
2014-2015 57"
2013-2014 58.25"
2012-2013 64.5"
2011-2012 30.5"
2010-2011 79"
2009-2010 49"[/color][color="#FF8C00"]
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post Feb 7 2018, 08:12 PM
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Just gonna put this link here...
http://www.weather.gov/jetstream/


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Monthly Snowfall Totals for 2017-2018 North American Winter:
December 2017 - 12.6" of Snowfall. Maximum Snowdepth of 6.5".
January 2018 - 14.8" of Snowfall. Maximum Snowdepth of 13.0".
February 2018 - 9.1" of Snowfall. 0.15" of Ice. Maximum Snowdepth of 7.3". (As of 02/18).
Seasonal Total - 36.5" of Snowfall, 0.15" of Ice. Maximum Snowdepth of 13.0". 96.1% of average snowfall so far.

Latest Snowpack Observation:
02/18 Morning - The aftermath of the overnight snowstorm has blanketed the region with 7.3" of wet snowfall. Quickly melting as temperatures are approaching the 40 degree Fahrenheit mark.
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