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    Today's storm

    So the DM area is set to get 2-4" today? Is that what most of you are forecasting.


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    Re: Today's storm

    It just started snowing here in Omaha about 30 min ago. Probably 1/2" on the ground right now. They are saying 4-7" here and I think most of the schools canceled school already this morning.



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    Re: Today's storm

    West side of DSM 3-4...East side 1-3 I heard



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    Re: Today's storm

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    It just started snowing here in Omaha about 30 min ago. Probably 1/2" on the ground right now. They are saying 4-7" here and I think most of the schools canceled school already this morning.

    Cue the obligatory story on how "when I was in school they never canceled if for 7 inches of snow"......


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    Re: Today's storm

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    West side of DSM 3-4...East side 1-3 I heard

    East side is never as good as the west side....


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    Re: Today's storm

    I thought Ames was expected to get 3" - 5". The TV weather guy said the difference is if / how much it rains first.



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    Re: Today's storm

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    Cue the obligatory story on how "when I was in school they never canceled if for 7 inches of snow"......
    I didn't even think about opening that can of worms. My bad.



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    Re: Today's storm

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    I thought Ames was expected to get 3" - 5". The TV weather guy said the difference is if / how much it rains first.
    Well if it was a weather guy, it was probably 3-5, if a weather gal, probably 2-4. Both actually the same.


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    Re: Today's storm

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    East side is never as good as the west side....
    East side will get same amount, but have 1-3" stolen by Saturday AM.


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    Re: Today's storm

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    Cue the obligatory story on how "when I was in school they never canceled if for 7 inches of snow"......

    you jest laugh sonny!!!

    When Mama Moo and I were in school we had to walk to and
    from the schoolhouse down the road, they didn't let it out till the
    snowdrifts covered the tops of the telephone poles...

    and it was uphill both ways!!!




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    Re: Today's storm

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycloin View Post
    East side will get same amount, but have 1-3" stolen by Saturday AM.
    You'll find that snow up on blocks in another east sider's yard....


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    Re: Today's storm

    Honestly the amount of precipitation that falls depends on how well this storm holds together. The past couple days worth of models basically shows it falling apart across Iowa and bringing almost nothing east of here. If it can maintain its impressive looking for that it has in Nebraska 6(or more) inches would be common, but its not supposed to and thus 3-5 inch amounts SHOULD be more common.



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    Re: Today's storm

    [quote=Iastfan112;896169]Honestly the amount of precipitation that falls depends on how well this storm holds together. The past couple days worth of models basically shows it falling apart across Iowa and bringing almost nothing east of here. If it can maintain its impressive looking for that it has in Nebraska 6(or more) inches would be common, but its not supposed to and thus 3-5 inch amounts SHOULD be more common.[/quote]


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    Quote Originally Posted by Iastfan112 View Post
    Honestly the amount of precipitation that falls depends on how well this storm holds together. The past couple days worth of models basically shows it falling apart across Iowa and bringing almost nothing east of here. If it can maintain its impressive looking for that it has in Nebraska 6(or more) inches would be common, but its not supposed to and thus 3-5 inch amounts SHOULD be more common.
    Thanks for a real answer.
    On a side note, will this snow be wearing a jean jacket and have a mullet?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Iastfan112 View Post
    Honestly the amount of precipitation that falls depends on how well this storm holds together. The past couple days worth of models basically shows it falling apart across Iowa and bringing almost nothing east of here. If it can maintain its impressive looking for that it has in Nebraska 6(or more) inches would be common, but its not supposed to and thus 3-5 inch amounts SHOULD be more common.
    According to the model I put together yesterday, this storm has the potential to be awesome.



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