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Old Man Winter

Postby moneypit » Sun Jan 04, 2015 1:29 pm



Its 25 degrees snowing hard with a wind chill of 15 degrees..... What's the weather like where your at...



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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby bustedwing » Sun Jan 04, 2015 1:58 pm

10 degrees wind speed 5mi, gusts to 14 mph giving wind chill -16. Pellet stove perking beautiful, only plans are to watch the Lions/ Cowboys game.
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby glasshead » Sun Jan 04, 2015 3:45 pm

40 degrees and dropping. Wind around 20 mph. It is going to be 27 tomorrow. But this is the thing about my part of Kentucky; it was in the 50's a few days ago. And it is going to be 18 degrees on Wed. and back to 40 next week. It's a bit of a tease on those 50 degree days as the old wing sits under her cover. But from here on I doubt we will see any more 50's until Spring.

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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby Aussie81Interstate » Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:26 pm

You might not like this,

Overcast and a few drops of rain, temperature around 20 degrees Celcius. Yesterday was 37 (about mid 90s farenheit), and too hot to stay outside, had the air con on last night until 11:00pm.

cheers from the Southern Hemisphere :D

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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby HawkeyeGL1200 » Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:26 pm

It warmed up into the mid 70's for a time today. The temperature is dropping (a little) and we're getting fairly strong SSW winds right now at between 16-22 mph. From what the weather-liar said this morning, it will be in the mid 30's for highs and lows of 15-18 degrees (F) toward the end of the week. We're also "probable" for thunderstorms for 8-9 PM tonight.. same front that produced tornadoes south and west of us yesterday.

I did go for a ride (40 miles) this morning, and it was very nice except the gusty winds.. but I'll take them on a 70 degree day during the first week of January if that's the trade off for such warm weather.
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby Mag » Sun Jan 04, 2015 7:40 pm

Rain rain rain rain rain....enough to get wet, I hate that. Price we pay for being green in the Northwest states.

Own, high of 45. Hmmmm.

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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby cbx4evr » Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:30 pm

This should make everybody happy they are where they are.

Here it is currently -11F with a low tonight of -22F and a windchill advisory for -40F.

So quite your whining.
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby HawkeyeGL1200 » Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:51 pm

lol

But we don't have the Rocky Mountains where I live...

cbx4evr wrote:This should make everybody happy they are where they are.

Here it is currently -11F with a low tonight of -22F and a windchill advisory for -40F.

So quite your whining.
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby Breakdancer » Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:56 am

As of of of right nnnnow it's -16 with windchchchill of -36.. mmmight warm uppp to -4 toddday... CCCome on old mmmman winter, isss that all you ggggot? :lol:
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby bustedwing » Mon Jan 05, 2015 11:17 am

Woke up to -13 temperature , wind speed 5.5 mph ,-17.8 degrees. Gusting to 9.3mph , with the coldest being-37.8 degrees. It's too darn cold to go swimming! Or much of anything else outside.
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby seelyark1 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:13 pm

It's 8:00 at night and it is 56 degrees F . Wish I could be out there riding :D Still healing, but comming along. Hope it won't be a whole lot longer. I suspect that my shin bone was broken too as the leg still swells a lot when I am up on it during the day. But feeling a lot better. Just have to wait and let it happen :)
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby redial » Tue Jan 06, 2015 12:36 am

It just takes a little longer to heal, when your years start catching up on you. My broken leg took about six weeks longer to heal than a "youngster".
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby moneypit » Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:44 am

1st of all Lets Go Redwings,, that's for you cbx4ever... Most of you probly have never experienced lake effect snow I'm about a mile from Lake Mi. its 3 degrees the wind is NW at 22 mph the big lake is at 42 degree's so Wisconsin's below 0 air coming across 70 miles of warm water = about 3 inch's of snow an hour for the last 3 days so top that .... lol....

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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby bustedwing » Tue Jan 06, 2015 9:11 pm

Well Moneypit, the snow you have been getting sooner or later you will have to shovel it. The cold we have been getting, and will continue all of this week, we just have to wait for it to play truck driver, and move on down the road. No shoveling involved. I sure hope you are up to the exercise, 3 inches an hour is a lot of snow.
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby Breakdancer » Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:29 am

Okay, last Mon. I challenged Old Man Winter. My bad!! It's gotten colder here too. I didn't think it would last all week and go this far south. :o :shock:
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby seelyark1 » Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:35 am

redial wrote:It just takes a little longer to heal, when your years start catching up on you. My broken leg took about six weeks longer to heal than a "youngster".


Bad part is that most of those years passed me. :D making me wonder if I didn't have more broken than just the ankle? :? Swelling in my leg goes down at night, but being up on it during the day, it returns. But not as bad as it was. Hope to return to riding pretty soon 8-) At least I'm not on crutches any more. :D Getting lots of maintenance done while I can't ride :lol: 3 months and counting! :lol:
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby HawkeyeGL1200 » Thu Jan 08, 2015 6:03 pm

I decided I'd ride to work today. It was 12-13 degrees (F) when I left the house. This kind of goes against my personal lower limit for cold weather riding, but I figured what the heck... After about ten miles, my fingers were hurting pretty badly. I realized that it actually wasn't my gloves that were failing me, but that I had pressure at my forearms because I hadn't loosened the velcro straps after having added an extra layer (a polar-fleece hoodie). So I wriggled my arms to free up the tight spot some, and after a few minutes the feeling returned to my fingers. The remaining time on the road was pretty pleasant and I arrived without incident. The ride home was almost twice as warm and I'm glad I broke a new record for riding in the cold (for me).

Old Man Winter has certainly made his presence felt here in Virginia. I don't know if these are record cold temperatures for us, but it is unusually cold for January here.
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby redial » Thu Jan 08, 2015 6:16 pm

I broke a personal record recently, I went riding when it was 38 degrees - the only difference is that mine was Celsius, and yours would have been Fahrenheit. :o
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:35 am

HawkeyeGL1200 wrote:I decided I'd ride to work today. It was 12-13 degrees (F) when I left the house. This kind of goes against my personal lower limit for cold weather riding, but I figured what the heck... After about ten miles, my fingers were hurting pretty badly. I realized that it actually wasn't my gloves that were failing me, but that I had pressure at my forearms because I hadn't loosened the velcro straps after having added an extra layer (a polar-fleece hoodie). So I wriggled my arms to free up the tight spot some, and after a few minutes the feeling returned to my fingers. The remaining time on the road was pretty pleasant and I arrived without incident. The ride home was almost twice as warm and I'm glad I broke a new record for riding in the cold (for me).

Old Man Winter has certainly made his presence felt here in Virginia. I don't know if these are record cold temperatures for us, but it is unusually cold for January here.


I had the same frozen finger problem this morning, but it wasn't while riding, it was while running my snowblower to clear my driveway so that I could get to work. :)

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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby bustedwing » Sat Jan 10, 2015 11:39 am

Wing, you beat me to it, I was going to post the same thing. All day yesterday we had wind chills between-25 and-35 and you had to work with the wind while you were running the snowblower. But mine has a canopy over which works great when you are facing the wind, but acts like a parachute when you are going with the wind. Today is a little better, 3 above, wind at 7.3 mph, windchill -11. Stay warm.
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby HawkeyeGL1200 » Sat Jan 10, 2015 12:11 pm

I hope to have shoveled the last shovel-full of snow I ever have to shovel for as long as I live...

No need for snowblower in my neighborhood... yesterday's ride was BALMY at 24 degrees compared to 12 the day before... makes me appreciate all temperatures above freezing a lot more than I used to .
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby detdrbuzzard » Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:16 am

wet and warm, snowing and 28* this morning
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby bustedwing » Tue Jan 13, 2015 2:28 pm

Had -13 this morning with no wind, but has warmed up to 17 above and the wind has kicked up to between 3 to 5 mph giving a wind chill of 11 degrees. Forcast is we are" supposed " to see 30s by Friday. And that's 30 ABOVE. Imagine that!
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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby yamaha96 » Tue Jan 13, 2015 4:43 pm

It is 35 degrees at 4:30pm, mike from va.

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Re: Old Man Winter

Postby Pam » Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:37 pm

Just got done with with -28 with wind chill of -42, any one need a long lost relative to come move in :roll:




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