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 Post subject: Starting to get the "Winter Wonderland" thing going on....
PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:12 am 
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Though it is just 3 weeks later than normal :x About 2/3" of ice on the lakes so hopefully should be able to get bait out for Coyotes soon!
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:36 pm 
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Yep we had that all day yesterday. You must be on the tail end of the clipper.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:50 pm 

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Absolutely gorgeous. I know those of you that get a good amount of snow get tired of it but I'd trade a winters worth of that for the wet crap we get all winter here in the Puget Sound area.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:54 am 
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Now they are saying 5/8" more tonite and tomorrow! Here
We go again!

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Beautiful.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:54 am 
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Just got up to put wood in the stove and let my oldest dog
Out, its 3 below zero here tonite and we are about to recieve another snow. I picked up a road kill deer yesterday so will be dragging it out onto the ice shortly, so
Coyote season is about to start soon! Let the games begin!

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You're really starting to make me jealous. Frozen lake, cold and dry powdery snow and coyotes to shoot....


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:17 am 
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Lefty how bout this, while I am waiting for a yodel dog to show up , I can admire my new Model 70 .......
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Been drooling over one of these for a while now. This really is something to be jealous about! :wink:
Just looked outside at my deck and we got close to 10" of snow from this storm!

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:20 pm 
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Well we just got another 14" of snow on Christmas Day, then it's turned cold! It's -10 below tonite with 30 kt gusts, so as they used to say " must be coming right off Hudsons Bay"...
Broke the record today in Minnesota that had held since 1924! OMG
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Here is the forecast:
Rest Of Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows around 10 below. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill readings as low as 32 below.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers in the morning. Highs around 2 above. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent. Wind chill readings as low as 28 below.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 9 below. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill readings as low as 27 below.

Friday: Partly sunny. Highs around 6 above. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 7 below. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Partly sunny. Highs around 5 above.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 10 below.

Sunday: Partly sunny. Highs around 5 above.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 10 below.

New Years Day: Partly sunny. Highs around 5 above.
I think you get the picture! It's probably warmer in Nome, AK
Than here this week!

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:15 pm 
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just keep lookin at that Winchester and not the thermometer, and hope the furnace keeps working. Here in the big sh*tty in Mn, 1-3 inches of snow tonight, temps below zero and 2 million idiots like me on the freeway in the morning. Every body "tuning there bumpers... :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: " CL

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:08 am 

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Not to hijack your thread but I heard tonight that Erie PA got over 60 inches of snow in the last couple of days?


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That's correct Lefty. I have a good hunting Buddy that lives just South of Erie and they got so much snow he's trying to figure out how to hibernate till Spring.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:10 am 
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Lol,
Here is this mornings readings check out
The Windchill ( mid left side)
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I always check the weather in the town my Grandpa lives in NE Montana. Two days ago it was -24 at 8:00AM. Pretty sure he wasn't leaving the nursing home that day!!!


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:29 pm 

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Uggggg :twisted: We are headed to Arizona for the winter as soon as the roads clear a little.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:20 pm 
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
Wind Chill Advisory

Rest Of Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows around 17 below. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Wind chill readings as low as 33 below.

Sunday: Partly sunny. Scattered flurries in the morning. Highs around 3 above. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill readings as low as 28 below.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 11 below. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill readings as low as 28 below.

New Years Day: Mostly sunny in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Highs around 3 above. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 11 below. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Partly sunny. Highs zero to 5 above zero.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 10 below.

Wednesday: Partly sunny. Highs 15 to 20.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 5 to 10 above.

Thursday: Cloudy. Snow likely...mainly in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 20s. Chance of snow 70 percent.

Thursday Night: Snow likely. Lows around 5 above. Chance of snow 70 percent.

Friday: Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 10 above.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 10 below.

Saturday: Partly sunny. Highs around zero.

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31 here in south central Washington this am. Headed to AZ today, for a few monthsl

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Just recived 15" of snow from this blizzard ! Now the wind is screaming 35kts and its headed back down below zero as we get frontal passage. OMG winter is upon us in Maine!
Over a foot of ice here now on both our lakes.

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