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    4/29 weather thread?

    Radar starting to blow up over central IA. Nice little spring thunderstorm about to hit. Could be a loud night.


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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    Severe T'Storm watch for most of us until 5:00 am!



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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    I feel like these summer threads just can't live up to the winter ones. No debating the severity of the storm, some guy named Earl's graphs, and the usefulness of meteorologists for 17 days beforehand.



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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    I feel like these summer threads just can't live up to the winter ones. No debating the severity of the storm, some guy named Earl's graphs, and the usefulness of meteorologists for 17 days beforehand.
    Yeah... storm threads usually start the day of for summer storms. No fun there.



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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    I feel like these summer threads just can't live up to the winter ones. No debating the severity of the storm, some guy named Earl's graphs, and the usefulness of meteorologists for 17 days beforehand.
    Yeah there's no question the build-up for the winter ones is much more fun. I'm a fan of sitting a watching off my west-facing deck and watching the clouds roll in. Just starting to hear some rumbles in north ankeny.


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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    granted I love severe storms. I want to ride with a storm chaser sometime. Now that I live in an apartment I'm much less terrified than when I lived on a farm and had cows and baby calves just hanging out and not able to be quickly moved in case of something really bad.



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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    Just heard the first thunder of the night here in Ames.


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    Yuck...my Dog (now 5) never used to care about storms til this year....he'll be whining all night.


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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    We could do a winter storm thread for the Sain Paul area!

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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    Sitting in the 3rd floor of the library and left my car windows down a crack at the Hort parking lot....... Question is, do I care enough to close them?



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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by MissouriCyclone View Post
    Sitting in the 3rd floor of the library and left my car windows down a crack at the Hort parking lot....... Question is, do I care enough to close them?
    There's no timeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee



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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    Radar starting to blow up over central IA. Nice little spring thunderstorm about to hit. Could be a loud night.
    No joke. The radar was showing nothing, nothing, nothing, then BOOM!



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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    Nothing TOO exciting right now. Risks tonight are going to be hail and wind. It should congeal into a complex as it moves NEward.

    There's been a few 0.75"-1.0" hail reports out of central Iowa so far mainly from around Ogden and Boone.


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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    Displaced a bit further north towards my area. Kanawha in Hancock co. had half dollar size hail but that storm has long dissipated. Just don't have the energy to keep storms going up here.


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    Re: 4/29 weather thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    Yuck...my Dog (now 5) never used to care about storms til this year....he'll be whining all night.
    Mine too. Such a big baby.



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