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    ***5/21 Weather****

    Not sure if I got the * right to make it official but Iowa is in for a long night of severe weather. Spencer area just got baseball size hail, there are numerous other severe storms in western Iowa If storms aren't severe they will still be strong and dangerous.



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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    Quote Originally Posted by wxman1 View Post
    Not sure if I got the * right to make it official but Iowa is in for a long night of severe weather. Spencer area just got baseball size hail, there are numerous other severe storms in western Iowa If storms aren't severe they will still be strong and dangerous.
    You need to add one more * to the left hand side, or take one away from the right hand side. The off balance is really bugging me...


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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    There will be some nice hailers to early tonight in W,Central IA. As this line moves northward towards NoIA, I see them loosing some steam.


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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    You need to add one more * to the left hand side, or take one away from the right hand side. The off balance is really bugging me...
    Stuff like this doesn't bother me until someone else points it out. Thanks a lot.




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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    You need to add one more * to the left hand side, or take one away from the right hand side. The off balance is really bugging me...
    I believe official threads typically have three asterisks on each side, so the latter option is better.



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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    Wow I was not paying attention when I made this. Sorry for the asterisk mistake.

    These storms are really starting to fizzle out.



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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    Stuff like this doesn't bother me until someone else points it out. Thanks a lot.
    I honestly didn't really notice, until he asked if his *'s were official. I then counted and noticed the unbalanced nature. Then it started to bother me, as well.


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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    I keep getting told the radar in unavailable on the NWS website.




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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    I keep getting told the radar in unavailable on the NWS website.
    Use the regional one I linked above. My local one (in Texas) is popping the same message.




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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    Unbalanced *'s are really getting me screwed up


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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    [QUOTE=wxman1;2256064]Not sure if I got the * right to make it official but Iowa is in for a long night of severe weather. Spencer area just got baseball size hail, there are numerous other severe storms in western Iowa If storms aren't severe they will still be strong and dangerous.[/QUOTE
    Was in Spencer most of the evening and did not see any hail and had a few sprinkles was all. Ballgames still going on.



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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    Anyone else notice that the weather just happens to be turning severe on Judgement Day???



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    Re: ***5/21 Weather****

    [quote=isutoad;2256121]
    Quote Originally Posted by wxman1 View Post
    Not sure if I got the * right to make it official but Iowa is in for a long night of severe weather. Spencer area just got baseball size hail, there are numerous other severe storms in western Iowa If storms aren't severe they will still be strong and dangerous.[/QUOTE
    Was in Spencer most of the evening and did not see any hail and had a few sprinkles was all. Ballgames still going on.



    Sounds like it was just a bit NE of there. I actually thought everything missed Spencer as well... but not by much!

    (2011-05-21 20:17:42) nwsbot: DMX: 5 E Wallingford [Emmet Co, IA] emergency mngr reports HAIL of baseball size (E2.75 INCH) at 07:42 PM CDT --


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