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Is there light at the end of the weather tunnel?

Postby dmatt » Fri Mar 25, 2011 6:26 am




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

Postby rlown » Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:35 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 11:29 am

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 11:32 am

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 11:48 am

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 2:42 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 2:49 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 6:26 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 9:53 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 10:24 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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