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    4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    I was skeptical of this system but it's proving me wrong. Had some thundersnow this morning and have 1-2 inches of heavy wet slush on grass and roads.



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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    Late spring? You do realize as of right now we're not even a month into spring, so I'm not computing how it's "late spring". A late spring snowstorm would be one that occurs in June...


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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Late spring? You do realize as of right now we're not even a month into spring, so I'm not computing how it's "late spring". A late spring snowstorm would be one that occurs in June...
    Meteorological spring begins March 1 and runs thru May. Still perhaps a touch of an overstatement on my part but April 19th is closer to June 1st than it is to March 1st.



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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    Quote Originally Posted by Iastfan112 View Post
    Meteorological spring begins March 1 and runs thru May. Still perhaps a touch of an overstatement on my part but April 19th is closer to June 1st than it is to March 1st.


    Not a snowSTORM, either. So unlike a meteorologist to overstate things.




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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    Quote Originally Posted by Senolcyc View Post
    Not a snowSTORM, either. So unlike a meteorologist to overstate things.

    If your north of Highway 20 it is, along the border 4-6 is predicted and I measured outside my house(a few miles north of Fort Dodge) and we have just under 2 inches currently.



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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    Very techinical in here.



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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    Very techinical in here.
    From one of the chief nerds in the Thundarr discussion yesterday......


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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    Quote Originally Posted by Iastfan112 View Post
    Meteorological spring begins March 1 and runs thru May. Still perhaps a touch of an overstatement on my part but April 19th is closer to June 1st than it is to March 1st.
    I'd fully accept the "mid-spring snow storm (or shower, or whatever)" terminology...


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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    Whatever it is kind of hurt walking across campus this morning.


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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    Gosh, we only got an inch of rain.


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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

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    You just stop that right now.
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    Re: 4/19/11- Late Spring snowstorm

    I had work scheduled in NE Iowa this morning. Started out from Ames at 8:00 driving 65 on 35 due to heavy rain. Just north of Ellsworth exit slush started forming and people were going into the ditch. Then, heavy snow started falling. Semi hit the back of an SUV and tore off a chunk. I was driving 35-40 MPH and still sliding a bit. Decided to turn around as I was going to be very late for my meeting at this point driving this slow.

    It felt like a January/February storm without the extreme cold.


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