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Old 25 November 2018, 07:51
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Snowmagedon 2018?

Looks like the corn belt is in for a white Christmas season

https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/wwd/winter_wx.shtml
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Old 25 November 2018, 08:56
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If the wet weather pattern that's been plaguing the east coast doesn't lift...gonna be white around here for a long time.
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Old 25 November 2018, 09:23
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Going to be a good snowshoeing this year.
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Old 25 November 2018, 09:25
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Guess I better get the snow plow on the tractor. It's that time of year.
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Old 25 November 2018, 10:10
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NOAA forecasted a weak El Niño for this winter. Predictions include a milder and wetter season.
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Old 25 November 2018, 10:18
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Guess I better get the snow plow on the tractor. It's that time of year.
I am on my way out to do that this morning.
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Old 25 November 2018, 10:40
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The old Farmer Almanac and the New Farmer Almanac both show different forecasting...

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Old 25 November 2018, 10:53
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I haven't seen any wooly worms yet or hornet's nest yet. So I dont know. These are signs my Granny used for winter predictions. I think we're overdue for a lot of the white stuff. I haven't seen a 20" snow in about 4 or 5 years.
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Old 25 November 2018, 11:23
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High of 81 today here in Florida. Y'all have fun up there.
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Old 25 November 2018, 11:29
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Yeah, we've been 'scared' of the big snow storm tat was gogin to drop 6" on east NE last night/ this morning. I was excited to get my snowshoes out. Woke up to a dusting of about 1-2" Once again, the forecasters were wrong
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Old 25 November 2018, 12:27
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Time to stock up on camp fertilizer, aka snow melt that local Farm Supply always has in stock.

Considering new tires for the truck, as I don’t want to going to the cold rain and snow with tires that would normally be fine on dry pavement for another year.
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Old 25 November 2018, 14:36
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Old 25 November 2018, 14:39
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High of 81 today here in Florida. Y'all have fun up there.
You probably did not realize that I have an 800 ft driveway to clear.
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I am on my way out to do that this morning.
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Old 25 November 2018, 15:44
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Time to stock up on camp fertilizer, aka snow melt that local Farm Supply always has in stock.

Considering new tires for the truck, as I don’t want to going to the cold rain and snow with tires that would normally be fine on dry pavement for another year.

I ain't sliding around this winter. I got 4 Dick Cepek AT's a couple months ago.
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Old 25 November 2018, 15:55
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I ain't sliding around this winter. I got 4 Dick Cepek AT's a couple months ago.
Studded Coopers are de rigueur here-abouts....
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Old 25 November 2018, 15:59
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Blizzak or Michelin X-ice.

Or studdable winters.

I'll never use AT's in the winter again.
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Old 25 November 2018, 16:07
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Cooper's are a very popular tire here. I've got Yokohama Ice Guards on front of the spouse units ride. I dont know why? She wont drive in a hard frost.

I've never had to put studs in my tires but I dont live in Maine either. If it gets that bad I dont go out.
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Old 25 November 2018, 16:57
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Cooper's are a very popular tire here. I've got Yokohama Ice Guards on front of the spouse units ride. I dont know why? She wont drive in a hard frost.

I've never had to put studs in my tires but I dont live in Maine either. If it gets that bad I dont go out.
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Old 25 November 2018, 17:13
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I tend toward All-Terrain, with good to better snow/suedo off-rode stats.

So far, either Michelin XLT or Firestone Destination LE2.

I have been running Michelins for over 30yrs...
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