U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 10-29-2009, 08:29 AM
 
Location: DEN-CO
360 posts, read 1,008,334 times
Reputation: 122

Advertisements

Neditate, those are impressive totals up there. Thanks for staying on top of it, nice pics. Did they get the 119 cleared or is it mostly impassable?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 10-29-2009, 08:33 AM
 
152 posts, read 489,733 times
Reputation: 68
Default So jealous I could spit!!!

Here to report no snow accumulation here in Raleigh, NC....ever! This makes me so annoyed, and we even have the beautiful pine trees to complete the picture.

Grew up in Wisconsin and I miss it like heck. I'm living vicariously. Enjoy and keep posting the pics.

Jim9251--I love the one with the sun trying to peak through way above the house/tree line. Great shot! (post #30)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-29-2009, 08:39 AM
 
Location: Ned CO @ 8300'
2,019 posts, read 4,321,507 times
Reputation: 2858
Quote:
Originally Posted by 5280milehiguy View Post
Neditate, those are impressive totals up there. Thanks for staying on top of it, nice pics. Did they get the 119 cleared or is it mostly impassable?
Thanks! AFAIK the canyon has remained open. My DH is a volunteer fireman and he only got one call for a jackknifed semi yesterday afternoon but they didn't have to close it. Our phenomenal UPS guy was making deliveries at 4 pm. Pretty amazing!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-29-2009, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Western Colorado
11,044 posts, read 12,392,322 times
Reputation: 25940
Quote:
Originally Posted by TakesTwo View Post

Jim9251--I love the one with the sun trying to peak through way above the house/tree line. Great shot! (post #30)
Thanks. Kinda looks like I live in the Arctic Circle with that photo.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-29-2009, 09:33 AM
 
2,437 posts, read 7,266,643 times
Reputation: 1512
I keep hearing something on the radio, like 'worst blizzard in 12 year' and/or 'worst October blizzard in 12 years'. Which is it and what are they comparing it to?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-29-2009, 09:45 AM
 
Location: CO
2,591 posts, read 5,985,287 times
Reputation: 3407
The front page of the Boulder Daily Camera has an embedded live web cam (top right of page) with a view of the intersection of 11th Street and Pearl Street, Boulder, CO. (FYI that's near the Pearl Street Mall.)

It's fun to watch for a few minutes (you can click it to have a full screen image); The passing scene I've observed so far has included a few cars, several bicyclists, a skateboarder, and of course some pedestrians.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-29-2009, 10:11 AM
 
Location: here
24,839 posts, read 29,965,934 times
Reputation: 32387
Quote:
Originally Posted by treedonkey View Post
I keep hearing something on the radio, like 'worst blizzard in 12 year' and/or 'worst October blizzard in 12 years'. Which is it and what are they comparing it to?
This isn't worse than Dec 2006 is it? It must be just for October.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-29-2009, 10:14 AM
 
Location: CO
2,591 posts, read 5,985,287 times
Reputation: 3407
Quote:
Originally Posted by treedonkey View Post
I keep hearing something on the radio, like 'worst blizzard in 12 year' and/or 'worst October blizzard in 12 years'. Which is it and what are they comparing it to?
Quote:
Originally Posted by rkb0305 View Post
This isn't worse than Dec 2006 is it? It must be just for October.
It's not worse than March, 2003. (That one was talked about as the second worst ever.)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-29-2009, 10:15 AM
 
Location: Ned CO @ 8300'
2,019 posts, read 4,321,507 times
Reputation: 2858
Quote:
Originally Posted by treedonkey View Post
I keep hearing something on the radio, like 'worst blizzard in 12 year' and/or 'worst October blizzard in 12 years'. Which is it and what are they comparing it to?
Technically this was not a "blizzard". That is the dumb@ss media talking, "making up" the news rather than reporting it.
Just FYI...
The NWS defines a blizzard as sustained 35 mph winds which lead to blowing snow and visibilities of 500 feet or less lasting for at least 3 hours.
In meteorological terms a blizzard is a severe winter storm condition characterized by low temperatures, strong winds, and heavy blowing snow. Blizzards are formed when a high pressure system, also known as a ridge, interacts with a low pressure system; this results in the advection of air from the high pressure zone into the low pressure area.
More than you needed to know, I'm sure.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-29-2009, 10:37 AM
 
2,437 posts, read 7,266,643 times
Reputation: 1512
Quote:
Originally Posted by Neditate View Post
Technically this was not a "blizzard". That is the dumb@ss media talking, "making up" the news rather than reporting it.
Just FYI...
The NWS defines a blizzard as sustained 35 mph winds which lead to blowing snow and visibilities of 500 feet or less lasting for at least 3 hours.
In meteorological terms a blizzard is a severe winter storm condition characterized by low temperatures, strong winds, and heavy blowing snow. Blizzards are formed when a high pressure system, also known as a ridge, interacts with a low pressure system; this results in the advection of air from the high pressure zone into the low pressure area.
More than you needed to know, I'm sure.
Not at all, I was actually wondering what the meteorological definition of 'blizzard' was. So thanks for that. Incidentally, according to that def. we've been having a true blizzard here in Palmer Lake since before I got up today. As opposed to yesterday, which was just a heavy snow.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:14 PM.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. | Please obey Forum Rules | Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top