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    2/24 weather thread

    What are we looking at for weather over the next couple days? I see a bunch of pink on the radar but how much will we (DSM) get from it.
    I haven't paid attention to forecasts for over a week since the weather has been nicer. Was kind of hoping we were over this, but alas, the girls state tourney awaits so I should have known better


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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Seems as though we are looking at anywhere from 4-8 inches over the next 3 or 4 days...

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    My guess is 2 inches or so tomorrow, another 2 on Saturday


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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    I was hoping someone would post this info! Thanks for the OP and the info!



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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Yup 2 more weeks of BS til spring break. Hope its better then...


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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Seems as though we are looking at anywhere from 4-8 inches

    So when a woman asks a weatherman about his unit, can he get away with saying it's somewhere between 4 and 8 inches --- and there's no way to know for sure until afterwards?



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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Thursday- Friday Morning: 2-4 inches for the Des Moines Area
    Friday Night-Saturday night 1-4 inches over a couple different waves of snow

    The most interesting storm is on Sunday night into Monday, as currently depicted the low track is one that typically would be very favorable for a good snowfall in the central portion of the state. That said the models are too warm on the backside and show mostly rain. I'm a bit skeptical that between the strong low pulling in what cool air there is to the NW and dynamic cooling that there won't be at least a thin band of good snows.



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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Not that it matters much, but I know they are spraying that saltwater mixture on the roads in Ankeny today.



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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    NWS just posted a Winter Weather Advisory for the Des Moines metro for 3-5 inches of snow and downgraded the Winter Weather Advisory to a Winter Storm Warning for south central and SE Iowa for 6-8 inches of snow.

    At this time, there are no advisories or warnings in effect for Ames to the north.



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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone1975 View Post
    Not that it matters much, but I know they are spraying that saltwater mixture on the roads in Ankeny today.
    Actually that's a good deal because chemicals work much better with temps in the 20's than it does when it's super cold out.



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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Seems as though we are looking at anywhere from 4-8 inches over the next 3 or 4 days...

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    My guess is 2 inches or so tomorrow, another 2 on Saturday
    So a light dusting then?


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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Looks like I'll wait a couple of more weeks to put on my summer tires.



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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Whiteout in Lincoln now. Weather Alert radio announcing bizzard warning.


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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Trying to decide if I should make the trip from Ames to DM for the recruiting party tonight. DM is suppose to get 2-3 inches tonight from what I heard



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    Re: 2/24 weather thread

    Quote Originally Posted by garn91 View Post
    Actually that's a good deal because chemicals work much better with temps in the 20's than it does when it's super cold out.
    Chemicals do not work, they keep ice from forming for a few hoursn but when it wares off ice is able to form on the roads and the plowsnhave to go back around and put sand down.



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