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    New year's eve Weather Thread

    It isn't going to be an end of the world storm. Not a lot of ice, not a lot of snow, but a little bit, plus winds blowing maybe up to 55 or 60 mph at times, plus a lot of drunk drivers has the potential to not be very pretty.

    Worst of it will be north, but a lot of this will be moving through right at midnight/1am, as people are leaving or right before they head home.

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    With the wind, even just a little bit of snow or ice will make it tough, even in Des Moines/Ames with the worst staying north.



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    Re: New year's eve Weather Thread

    No worries...I'll be sleeping



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    Re: New year's eve Weather Thread

    It was 75 degrees. Oh yeah!



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    Re: New year's eve Weather Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Goothrey View Post
    It was 75 degrees. Oh yeah!
    Times like this, I love living in the south. And I will continue feeling that way until summer hits and we are suddenly in triple digit temperatures.


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    Re: New year's eve Weather Thread

    Not planning on going anywhere out of town tonight or tomorrow.



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    Re: New year's eve Weather Thread

    My plane best not be delayed!



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    Re: New year's eve Weather Thread

    Awesome heavy, wet snow west of Minneapolis!





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    Re: New year's eve Weather Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Awesome heavy, wet snow west of Minneapolis!
    Nice avatar... spent countless hours in that building! :)

    Not quite to me yet, but it soon will be. Winds are going to be awfully strong tonight and tomorrow, and still quite breezy for Monday too. Not a ton of snow, but the combo wind/snow isn't fun. Expecting some low visibilities / blowing snow in Minnesota and northern Iowa.


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    Re: New year's eve Weather Thread

    Had a few friends and fellow meteorologists in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota state they had thundersnow over the past hours as the cold front pushes through. As said above, even though there isn't a lot if snow the winds with this system are definitely going to create hazardous travel conditions.



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    Re: New year's eve Weather Thread

    Wind is picking up in Des Moines.



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