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    Hello winter!!!

    POLK-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DES MOINES
    343 PM CST SAT DEC 5 2009

    .TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO
    10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
    .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
    SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. HIGH IN
    THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW
    90 PERCENT.
    .SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER
    MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW ACCUMULATION
    OF 3 TO 4 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION 3 TO 5 INCHES. LOW 15 TO
    20. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 90 PERCENT.

    .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO
    15 MPH.
    .MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN CLOUDY WITH A
    20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW 10 TO 15. NORTHEAST
    WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
    .TUESDAY...SNOW. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE. HIGH IN THE MID
    20S. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT.
    .TUESDAY NIGHT...SNOW. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. BREEZY. MODERATE SNOW
    ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE. LOW AROUND 15. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT.

    .WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
    AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. WINDY. HIGH AROUND 20.
    .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. LOW ZERO TO
    5 ABOVE. HIGH 15 TO 20.
    .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
    SNOW. LOW 5 TO 10 ABOVE. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S.
    .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 10. HIGH IN
    THE MID 20S.



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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    its about time


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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    Ugh. I would really like to avoid snow days.


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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    Welp at least it waited this long



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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    good thing i'm going to cali in two weeks ....


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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    The Sunday storm is just your typical thing moisture starved, weak system but snowfall rates could be higher than typical leading to light fluffy. The snowstorm on Tuesday into Wednesday is the one that bears the most close observation. The models have been remarkably consistent about that storm and it wouldn't shock me to see 8-10 inches in a band somewhere across Iowa. Thing to be concerned about is wind on the backside creating very bad visibilities and drifting snow(maybe blizzard, depends how everything ends coming together)



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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Iastfan112 View Post
    The Sunday storm is just your typical thing moisture starved, weak system but snowfall rates could be higher than typical leading to light fluffy. The snowstorm on Tuesday into Wednesday is the one that bears the most close observation. The models have been remarkably consistent about that storm and it wouldn't shock me to see 8-10 inches in a band somewhere across Iowa. Thing to be concerned about is wind on the backside creating very bad visibilities and drifting snow(maybe blizzard, depends how everything ends coming together)
    Likely between I-80 and the MO border for the heaviest amount, that's where the bulls-eye has been consistently for the last 3 days or so. And you're right, the winds look nasty behind that one, something that will mostly be missing from tomorrow's event.



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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    Ahh wonderful. It is 90 and sunny where I am, and I am flying back to DSM tomorrow night.


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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    IT'S DECEMBER, GEEZZ!!!



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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    WOOHOO!


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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Iastfan112 View Post
    The Sunday storm is just your typical thing moisture starved, weak system but snowfall rates could be higher than typical leading to light fluffy. The snowstorm on Tuesday into Wednesday is the one that bears the most close observation. The models have been remarkably consistent about that storm and it wouldn't shock me to see 8-10 inches in a band somewhere across Iowa. Thing to be concerned about is wind on the backside creating very bad visibilities and drifting snow(maybe blizzard, depends how everything ends coming together)
    I hope non of this includes Ames or more specifically the snow route I would have to do on campus



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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    Thank god I moved to Missouri...no snow in forecast!!! We finally had our first frost last week.



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    Re: Hello winter!!!

    As long as the roads are clear, and it isn't ball-busting cold, I'm alright with it.


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