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Old 01-21-2010, 12:38 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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I don't know what you guys are talking about but we've been getting a lot of rain where I'm at. 1.26" since midnight last night and 2.62" total since Monday. That is 32% of Phoenix's average annual rainfall.

If that is not a good storm...what is?
It's a good storm when everyone gets a good rain, not just you.

On second thought, it is a good storm when I get beaucoup rain. I don't really care what anyone else gets. You probably use the same yardstick.
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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For real, over 12" of snow already in Flagstaff as of over an hour ago with heavy snow falling and over and inch already at Sky Harbor, LOL, which I believe is a distance from HX Guy...

They are also expecting to "halt departing flights" out of Sky Harbor at 1 or 2 pm due to wind and radar echos signaling dangerous weather moving in...
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:40 PM
 
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I miss the sunshine. =(
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:40 PM
 
Location: East Valley, AZ
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For real, over 12" of snow already in Flagstaff as of over an hour ago with heavy snow falling and over and inch already at Sky Harbor, LOL!

They are also expecting to "halt departing flights" out of Sky Harbor at 1 or 2 pm due to wind and radar echos signaling dangerous weather moving in...
I once landed in SLC in the middle of a blizzard. Surely they can land flights at Sky Harbor for a little rain. Give me a break
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:41 PM
 
Location: East Valley, AZ
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I miss the sunshine. =(
I do, too. I'm feeling the lack of sunshine emotionally. I know that sounds dumb, but I've been feeling a little blue these last few days--and I think it's because of the weather.
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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For real, over 12" of snow already in Flagstaff as of over an hour ago with heavy snow falling and over and inch already at Sky Harbor, LOL!

They are also expecting to "halt departing flights" out of Sky Harbor at 1 or 2 pm due to wind and radar echos signaling dangerous weather moving in...
Those totals are miniscule compared to what we were baited with. We'll have to see about the airport. They close it down for cloudy days here so that really means nothing. Bust!
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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I once landed in SLC in the middle of a blizzard. Surely they can land flights at Sky Harbor for a little rain. Give me a break
He said 'halting departing flights'
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:45 PM
 
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It's a good storm when everyone gets a good rain, not just you.

On second thought, it is a good storm when I get beaucoup rain. I don't really care what anyone else gets. You probably use the same yardstick.
Well, it's not just me. Take a look at the whole Phoenix Metro area...everyone has been getting decent amounts of rain.

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Old 01-21-2010, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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I miss the sunshine. =(
It's OK to have a little cloudiness if we get some rain, but this storm is way overrated. Let's get the sun back.
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:47 PM
 
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I do, too. I'm feeling the lack of sunshine emotionally. I know that sounds dumb, but I've been feeling a little blue these last few days--and I think it's because of the weather.
Me too. Everytime it's cloudy or rainy I get cranky. I usually get a headache too, not yet. Probably shouldn't have said anything.
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