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Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby dmatt » Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:26 am




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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby rlown » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:35 am

from dmatt's forecast:
As of this morning, Mammoth Mountain reported 589 inches of snow for the season. The magic 600, and the highest snowfall in recorded history, is just around the corner.


Very impressive.. now let's hope it doesn't all melt at once.
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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby maverick » Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:29 pm

Rlown wrote "Very impressive.. now let's hope it doesn't all melt at once", you got that
right, otherwise will have floods in the Valley like in 96.
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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby rlown » Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:32 pm

I was looking at the dam data lately. Looks like most are open 5 times normal for this time of year. I guess a great levee test.
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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby maverick » Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:48 pm

Can you look and see what the levels were in 96-97 when we had the floods?
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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby ERIC » Fri Mar 25, 2011 3:42 pm

maverick wrote:Rlown wrote "Very impressive.. now let's hope it doesn't all melt at once", you got that
right, otherwise will have floods in the Valley like in 96.


Possibly worse than '96. Was on a DWR conference call earlier this week where comparison to '82-'83 was brought up more than once.
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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby maverick » Fri Mar 25, 2011 3:49 pm

Eric wrote " Possibly worse than '96. Was on a DWR conference call earlier this week
where comparison to '82-'83 was brought up more than once", that doesn't sound very
promising, '96 was bad enough.
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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby copeg » Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:26 am

s of this morning, Mammoth Mountain reported 589 inches of snow for the season. The magic 600, and the highest snowfall in recorded history, is just around the corner.


Incredible. And to think I haven't even gone skiing once this season :eek:
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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby maverick » Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:53 am

Copeg wrote "Incredible. And to think I haven't even gone skiing once this season", you
still have time, some may be open till July 4th.
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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby copeg » Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:24 am

maverick wrote:Copeg wrote "Incredible. And to think I haven't even gone skiing once this season", you
still have time, some may be open till July 4th.


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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby hikerduane » Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:32 am

I'm almost buried up here in the Northern Sierra. Four to five feet of snow now. Too much to get to the woodshed now, I'll have to use the door that is closer and bring wood thru the house and put out on the deck as the one door is only 20' from the woodshed and I only had to spend 20 minutes clearing snow from in front of it and a path to the woodshed. On my snowshoes. Snowing again, my 30 year old fridge is toast I think, what with the power outages, runs a while but doesn't get the inside cold enough.
Piece of cake.
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Re: Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby rlown » Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:34 am

hikerduane wrote:Snowing again, my 30 year old fridge is toast I think, what with the power outages, runs a while but doesn't get the inside cold enough.


Sounds like your woodshed is now your short-term fridge as well.. :)
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