WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: BPatrick On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:45 am

Great news this morning when I watched the forecast. First, it was -9 :shock: and the weather totally missed this one. He said that today and tonight its going to be in the single digits but then it's warming up to the mid 20's then 4 days of mid 30's. :D I've never been happier to hear about a heat wave that's sweeping our area and bringing temps where they are supposed to have been all winter. Best news is that he said that the jet stream is shifting and that the bitter cold won't be back for at least a month or possibly this year. As my wife was cheering with the kids this morning I reminded them that it was supposed to be 10-12 degrees this morning so lets see it happen before we celebrate. We will be lighting the grill on Sunday to celebrate temps over 35. Hang in there we're almost done! :D
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: dcrane On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:56 am

Bitter cold here in MA as well (0 Degrees this morning, guess I should be thankful for that compared to some folks :cry: ) ...but im seriously getting a tired of such extreme cold, Im ready for the golf course already! :mad3:
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: Carbon12 On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:05 am

I'll believe it when I see it! Supposed to be zero here tonight with a foot of snow tomorrow night :mad: Just taking a break from moving as much coal as I can from the tarp covered, igloo shaped snow covered mound in the yard to the covered staging bin outside the boiler room. Only thing worse than schlepping buckets of coal down the yard is schlepping buckets of coal down the snow covered yard. And yes,.....I'm using the kids toboggan!!!
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PostBy: Wheelo On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:14 am

Still pretty frigid here, at least I think so! This hasn't been the easiest winter to heat. Plus it's my first year in the new to me home, and first year burning coal. Seems like the stove is always working overtime and can't seem to catch a break. It was -9 this morning when I left, supposed to see a high of 19 today. SUPPOSED! Hahaha at least it's warmer than the -20 crap we were dealing with a few weeks ago! I think this year the boss lady will be outside tanning on the deck when it's 50 outside! :lol:
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: windyhill4.2 On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:22 am

Carbon12 wrote:I'll believe it when I see it! Supposed to be zero here tonight with a foot of snow tomorrow night :mad: Just taking a break from moving as much coal as I can from the tarp covered, igloo shaped snow covered mound in the yard to the covered staging bin outside the boiler room. Only thing worse than schlepping buckets of coal down the yard is schlepping buckets of coal down the snow covered yard. And yes,.....I'm using the kids toboggan!!!

Have you tried wood under same conditions ? what a blast !! We had a cord delivered yesterday,now have 2 cords on hand,at current temps that will only last till 2-27-14,BUT,if !! it warms up as they are forecasting that could last into March.The cold just doesn't quit this winter,we had 6* this a/m,tomorrow's forecast for 3*,we will probably be -0*. :cry2:
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: KingCoal On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:04 pm

iwnd chills tonight and in the morning are still going to be rough.

i'm at work unloading semi's of material in the open and it ain't too nice right now either !! :mad:

but i'm ready, i've been watching the long range forecasting for the last month. :lol:
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: I'm On Fire On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:12 pm

Weathermen are a lot like politicians. They say a lot of stuff. But 100% of it is lies.
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: Sunny Boy On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:15 pm

Living in the lee of the Great lakes, up here in the hills of central NY, the weather can change in the extreme in minutes. Before I moved here, I thought the line, "If you don't like the weather, just wait a few minutes." was a punch line from a joke. Here's it's reality. :shock:

Many of the Syracuse weather folks request to work in this area and admit, because it's one of the most challenging places in the lower 48 to try and predict the weather.

Not uncommon to go from below zero weather to 60-70's in mid January and a day or two later, back below zero. And, they had snow here in the village in June the year before I moved here.

I tell visiting family/friends to wear long johns under their shorts and a winter coat over their tee shirts, plus bring a snow shovel and umbrella, . . then they'll be ready for our weather. :D

Paul
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PostBy: KingCoal On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:27 pm

I'm On Fire wrote:Weathermen are a lot like politicians. They say a lot of stuff. But 100% of it is lies.


you would have got along great with my grand dad, he could pitch a beotch about weather guys for a solid hr. and never repeat himself. my grand mother kept a list of stuff for him to do between getting home at night and supper so the TV didn't get turned on for the early news, otherwise you couldn't eat with him at the table.

of course growing up i thought it was great fun. :lol: :lol:
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: Sunny Boy On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:30 pm

KingCoal wrote:
I'm On Fire wrote:Weathermen are a lot like politicians. They say a lot of stuff. But 100% of it is lies.


you would have got along great with my grand dad, he could pitch a beotch about weather guys for a solid hr. and never repeat himself. my grand mother kept a list of stuff for him to do between getting home at night and supper so the TV didn't get turned on for the early news, otherwise you couldn't eat with him at the table.

of course growing up i thought it was great fun. :lol: :lol:


:D

Paul
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PostBy: franco b On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:19 pm

KingCoal wrote:
I'm On Fire wrote:Weathermen are a lot like politicians. They say a lot of stuff. But 100% of it is lies.


you would have got along great with my grand dad, he could pitch a beotch about weather guys for a solid hr. and never repeat himself. my grand mother kept a list of stuff for him to do between getting home at night and supper so the TV didn't get turned on for the early news, otherwise you couldn't eat with him at the table.

of course growing up i thought it was great fun. :lol: :lol:

Individualism is what made him stand out and is what you remember. It's the stuff that evolution works on and without it we are a dying breed. Death is what Washington is prescribing in its present course.
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: SMITTY On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:20 pm

"Weather Man said it's the last day of brutal cold!"

Yep - and 0bama says the economy is doing great! :lol:
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: titleist1 On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:35 pm

KingCoal wrote:of course growing up i thought it was great fun.


I'll give you my dad's number and you can call him for some entertainment! :lol:

Weathermen, snowplows, power outages, phillies broadcasters, flyers games, olympics stopping hockey season, sports talk shows on comcast etc, etc, etc.....everybody is a frickin' idiot. Every call has about an hour of complaining and because his memory is awful he forgets what he complained about earlier in the call so you get a rerun.

He is hilarious especially when it comes to the Phillies. I just let him rant. I figure at 88 he deserves it and he seems in a better mood when he is done!
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: DennisH On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:37 pm

It was freaking -23degF here in Escanaba, MI this morning @ 8am!! That was just the basic temperature! Wind chill was -30something! Our weatherman lied through his teeth last night. Said it wouldn't get any colder than "ten below." Pffftttt! I'll believe a warm up when I see it. As is it, anything above freezing will feel positively tropical when we've been dealing with minus teens and twenties temps and wind chills for the past (seems like 60+ days) weeks! :shock:
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Re: WEATHER MAN SAID IT'S THE LAST DAY OF BRUTAL COLD!

PostBy: I'm On Fire On: Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:41 pm

KingCoal wrote:
I'm On Fire wrote:Weathermen are a lot like politicians. They say a lot of stuff. But 100% of it is lies.


you would have got along great with my grand dad, he could pitch a beotch about weather guys for a solid hr. and never repeat himself. my grand mother kept a list of stuff for him to do between getting home at night and supper so the TV didn't get turned on for the early news, otherwise you couldn't eat with him at the table.

of course growing up i thought it was great fun. :lol: :lol:


See, this is why I like coming to these forums. I can be myself and say exactly what's on my mind and no one judges me or outright says I'm wrong. Other forums I'm on if I said something like half the stuff I post in the political boards or in FSC I'd be called out. But here, I am part of something.

I probably would've gotten along with your grand dad; him and I would've probably talked for hours on the idiotic injustices and stupid people in this world.
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