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    ***Weekend Weather***

    Weather guru's...what's the outlook for winter weather this weekend?

    Earl's charts are coming back in good agreement along the I-80 corridor through Iowa.

    And there is NOT a Men's BB home game on Saturday, how'd that work out?



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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    Earl's models seem to have been bouncing around a lot



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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    The GFS on Earls has been pretty damn consistent for the last 24-36 hours, but holy **** did the NAM really jump up in totals today.

    NAM... Earl's GIS Radar Site Overlays Page
    GFS...Earl's GIS Radar Site Overlays Page



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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    it seemed like the NAM jumped today as its on a 72 hour model which as of last night would've stretched to Friday night...that may be the case



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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    Quote Originally Posted by scottie33 View Post
    it seemed like the NAM jumped today as its on a 72 hour model which as of last night would've stretched to Friday night...that may be the case
    Yeah you are probably right...this site, Meteogram Generator, increased on the NAM as well.


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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    meteogram generator looks like it only graphs out 72 hours on the red and pink lines as well...the blues are I think 120 hours out for model range



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    10+ inches of snow? Count me in.



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    Darn, looks like snow.


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    uggh, BRR ride.



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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    Ah man...I was hoping we were going to make it through the winter without a huge storm! Oh well...



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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    We won't get snow. These guys can't predict crap



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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    Quote Originally Posted by scottie33 View Post
    Weather guru's...what's the outlook for winter weather this weekend?

    Earl's charts are coming back in good agreement along the I-80 corridor through Iowa.

    And there is NOT a Men's BB home game on Saturday, how'd that work out?
    Could be looking at 2" or more of "rain equivalent" in some spots. Just have to figure out how much to split between rain and snow, and how much snow:water ratio will be.

    I think it will be a heavier, wet snow attm, figure around 10 or 12:1 snow ratio, which normally would keep snow totals more in check, but there's just a lot of moisture and a slow moving storm that could blow that theory up.

    As others have said, NAM has started coming in much more aggressive than I am figuring right now, but I will need to see more consistency.

    I don't really want to be too specific with totals yet, but I am definitely leaning toward maybe some of the highest we've had this season at least over western IA or NW 1/3.



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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    i thought it was supposed to be in the 40's this weekend.......or at least in CR.



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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    Quote Originally Posted by packthejack23 View Post
    We won't get snow. These guys can't predict crap
    No "guys" are predicting anything right now. At this point in time, its a bunch of computers doing the predicting.



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    Re: ***Weekend Weather***

    Quote Originally Posted by packthejack23 View Post
    We won't get snow. These guys can't predict crap
    Except that they're right about 90% of the time. People just notice more when they are wrong.



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