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How's the weather?

Discussion in 'The OT' started by phrelin, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. phrelin

    phrelin Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Jan 18, 2007
    We're having a really wet weather year so far and this headline doesn't portend well for Christmas: Series of storms bears down on California. I understand there's been a bit of troublesome snow in other places.

    How are things where you are?
  2. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

    Jul 25, 2002
    W.Mdtrn Sea
    OK, rain, sometimes heavy, SNR dropping from 13.5 dB to 10 dB sometimes ...
  3. nick1984

    nick1984 New Member

    Feb 17, 2009
    Snow, snow snow. Merry Christmas
  4. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Dec 9, 2006
    The creek has dropped below flood stage "for now".
  5. HDJulie

    HDJulie Icon

    Aug 10, 2008
    Sunny but "cold" -- highs in the mid to upper 40's :)
  6. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

    Feb 12, 2009
    NY Hudson...
    Nothing too unusual for the NorthEast. All the extreme weather so far has gone around us.
  7. BattleZone

    BattleZone Hall Of Fame

    Nov 13, 2007

    Not too bad today. It's been raining almost continuously for over a week, and really for most of the month, so at this point nothing is being absorbed by the ground, and it's all running off into the drains into the rivers, or making big standing pools of water.

    A couple of days ago we had to reschedule a job. The customer's yard was "dirt", which around here is clay, and after all this rain, was more like "soup" or quicksand. The dish was mounted in the back of the house, and the backyard was a soupy lake. The customer was upset, but any tech who tried to walk out there would need a rescue team to extract him.

    That's the only really bad one so far.
  8. wilbur_the_goose

    wilbur_the_goose Hall Of Fame

    Aug 16, 2006
    Very typical La Nina weather.
  9. Go Beavs

    Go Beavs Hall Of Fame

    Nov 18, 2008
    The rain here is just about as cold as it can get without it being snow. It's windy and just plain nasty outside.

    In other words, typical December weather here on the hill in the PNW...
  10. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Dec 9, 2006
    "Or" typical Oregonian weather. !rolling
  11. Go Beavs

    Go Beavs Hall Of Fame

    Nov 18, 2008
    Or Washingtonian... ;)
  12. longrider

    longrider Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    Apr 21, 2007
    Elizabeth, CO
    It has been a strange winter here in Colorado, east of the rockies has been extremely dry. If Denver gets no more snow by the end of the year it will be the driest Sept - Dec period on record with under 2" officially. Go west of the rockies and there is plenty of snow, northern mountains are running 110% - 130% of average and southern mountains are 85% - 90% of average
  13. fluffybear

    fluffybear Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Jun 19, 2004
    This will be our 4th Christmas in Georgia and I can honestly say that I have not experienced anything as cold here as I have over the last few days. We have had a few days where the highs were in the range of 29 to 31 and lows were in the range of 14 to 17.
    Christmas though should be rather pleasant with a high in the range of 48 to 52 and a low around 20.
  14. SayWhat?

    SayWhat? Know Nothing

    Jun 6, 2009
    Our creeks are so far below flood stage that when a fisherman casts a lure it kicks up a dust cloud.
  15. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    May 17, 2010
    Have gone from our Autumn monsoon to a artic blast. :rolleyes:
  16. Getteau

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    Dec 19, 2007
    For the past couple of weeks, we have been cycling between 70's and 40's with no rain to speak of. It was in the upper 30's to low 40's this morning in Houston, and will probably be back into the upper 70's tomorrow. By the time XMAS rolls around, we're supposed to swing back in the 40's to 50's.
  17. Polardog

    Polardog Legend

    Mar 4, 2008
    Here in NW NJ we've had below average temps for the past couple of weeks. High 20's to low 30's during the day, low to mid teens and low 20's at night. Constant cloud cover streamimg off the Great Lakes delivering just a few snow flurries/showers. Those snow bands usually dry out before arriving here. Occasionally they can deliver a half inch or so of snow. So, there is no snow cover here yet.
    Close call today of a coastal storm that was forecast to dump heavy snow & high wind here. But the storm is too far out to sea.
  18. Supramom2000

    Supramom2000 In Loving Memory of Onyx-2/23/09

    Jun 20, 2007
    Colbert, WA
    We beat another record for snowfall in one month - November. It was the most snow in one month on the record books! It is snowing again, and snowed all day yesterday. It feels like it has been snowing for 2 months straight!
  19. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

    Dec 2, 2010
    No floaties or pontoons issued by your company??

    I am a bit West of BZ, with a small creek behind my house. It flows through a series of retaining ponds and then on into Lake Merritt, which is a tidal basin. I am about to take off and check it out..... If I don't post tonight, please call the Coast Guard; I'll be in the Oakland/Alameda Estuary, probably.....
  20. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

    Jul 25, 2002
    W.Mdtrn Sea
    Rain, rain and again rain with short stops.

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