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25 Dec 2012 06:34 PM   |   7740 clicks   |   KAIT Jonesboro
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snuffy    [TotalFark]  
we are ready and waiting.

25 Dec 2012 02:14 PM
Lionel Mandrake    [TotalFark]  
Has Pat Robertson blamed gay people yet?

25 Dec 2012 04:11 PM
hubiestubert    [TotalFark]  
The girlcritter has four inches of snow in New Mexico.

I have a dusting as of this morning in Western Massachusetts, and my Aunt has green grass in December in Maine. Tell me it's not a kooky year...

25 Dec 2012 05:01 PM
fusillade762     

Lionel Mandrake: Has Pat Robertson blamed gay people yet?


Give it time. Though maybe he'll be too busy ripping Christmas bong hits to notice.

25 Dec 2012 05:44 PM
Shadow Blasko     
Multiple tornadoes on the ground in AL/TX and LA

25 Dec 2012 05:54 PM
Shadow Blasko     
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Have you ever seen a warning map that busy? THIS time of year?

25 Dec 2012 05:57 PM
Shadow Blasko     
Just Duck..
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25 Dec 2012 06:19 PM
BalugaJoe     
Damn the Torpedos.

25 Dec 2012 06:39 PM
ravenlore     

Shadow Blasko: Multiple tornadoes on the ground in AL/TX and LA


Exactly, can this be the outbreak thread as well?

Mobile, AL a while ago:


Livestream:

25 Dec 2012 06:40 PM
KrispyKritter     
I was in Little Rock once. people in this country have a lot of balls making cracks about New Jersey, tell you what.

25 Dec 2012 06:40 PM
cantsleep     
Headed our way tomorrow, Blasko.

25 Dec 2012 06:41 PM
Shadow Blasko     

ravenlore: Shadow Blasko: Multiple tornadoes on the ground in AL/TX and LA

Exactly, can this be the outbreak thread as well?

Mobile, AL a while ago:


Livestream:


Holy sheet

25 Dec 2012 06:41 PM
Shadow Blasko     

cantsleep: Headed our way tomorrow, Blasko.


Oh I know... I have been tracking this one in for 4 days now, waiting for the damned models to converge.

I put down cash money Friday that we'd see 6-8" for northern Cincy tonight into tomorrow. Looks like I am going to make some money.

25 Dec 2012 06:42 PM
Wasilla Hillbilly    [TotalFark]  
We had frozen rain for most of the day which turned to snow about 30 min ago. Drive home had some scary spots. Should be an interesting night.

/southwest-central Arkansas

25 Dec 2012 06:43 PM
SpikeStrip     
those sophisticated millionaires will be able to handle it.

25 Dec 2012 06:45 PM
mynamebackwards     
BLIZZARD!

Actually they're calling for 1"-3" in extreme Northwest Arkansas (I'm in Fayetteville), with snowfall mostly in the 4"-6" range a little bit south of here. I think they WAAAAY overestimated this storm, as is common with winter storms in the South. Then again, we don't have the resources to deal with winter storms because they don't happen very often, so it pays to be prepared. Especially on a holiday weekend.

25 Dec 2012 06:47 PM
fappomatic     

Wasilla Hillbilly: We had frozen rain for most of the day which turned to snow about 30 min ago. Drive home had some scary spots. Should be an interesting night.

/southwest-central Arkansas


I'd be looking for a snowboard and a giant trash bag.

25 Dec 2012 06:48 PM
Mister Peejay     
And in Cleveland we got a little rain the other day.

The lakes make things kinda messed up weather-wise. Christmas Eve, I had to drive from Cleveland (sits on a big heat sink) to Ashland (70mi south). It was raining sloppy slush in Ashland. On the way back north, it turned to snow around the halfway point, where the watershed divide is between what goes in the Great Lakes and what goes into, eventually, the Mississippi. North of that line, it stopped snowing and was pretty nice out, maybe a light warm drizzle.

On the other hand, it will snow here until mid-April, so there's that.

Anyway long story short, looks like the nation is going to get the snow we didn't get last year.

25 Dec 2012 06:48 PM
Lord Jubjub    [TotalFark]  
It is 40F with 20 mph winds in Houston.  Enjoy the rain, it's going to get COLD.

25 Dec 2012 06:49 PM
Shadow Blasko     

Mister Peejay: And in Cleveland we got a little rain the other day.

The lakes make things kinda messed up weather-wise. Christmas Eve, I had to drive from Cleveland (sits on a big heat sink) to Ashland (70mi south). It was raining sloppy slush in Ashland. On the way back north, it turned to snow around the halfway point, where the watershed divide is between what goes in the Great Lakes and what goes into, eventually, the Mississippi. North of that line, it stopped snowing and was pretty nice out, maybe a light warm drizzle.

On the other hand, it will snow here until mid-April, so there's that.

Anyway long story short, looks like the nation is going to get the snow we didn't get last year.


Yep. There are two more systems setting up just behind this one. Probably not a severe as this for the southern states, but definite snowmakers for the midwest.

25 Dec 2012 06:49 PM
texdent    [TotalFark]  
Got some snow in Texas after it had been raining for most of the day. Going to be fun tonight when everything freezes.

25 Dec 2012 06:50 PM
Nothing To See Here     
All Y'all keep chillin'.

But keep it safe pug there, ya hear.

25 Dec 2012 06:50 PM
polt8115     
I live in the Ft Smith/Van Buren Arkansas area on the Ark/Ok border.. it's snowing it's ass off here. Niiiice. We had a tornado rip through here not less than a week ago...FARK!.. yet I managed to get laid each time...
Where I am, I am smack dab in the middle of it, and the snowflakes are the size of half dollars. I doesn't snow here often, and it's nice when it does.. so, me an my bottle of lorcets and wine are going to enjoy the rest of this evening, living by the interstate, making side bets on the next tractor trailer to slide off in to the ditch next to the property here....

25 Dec 2012 06:50 PM
mr lawson     
Reports of a tornado through downtown Mobile, AL.

25 Dec 2012 06:51 PM
Wasilla Hillbilly    [TotalFark]  

fappomatic: Wasilla Hillbilly: We had frozen rain for most of the day which turned to snow about 30 min ago. Drive home had some scary spots. Should be an interesting night.

/southwest-central Arkansas

I'd be looking for a snowboard and a giant trash bag.


Heh. Not sure what you have in mind there exactly, but there's not too many snowboards around here.

25 Dec 2012 06:52 PM
Nothing To See Here     
All Y'all keep chillin'.

But keep it safe out there, ya hear.

/thanks iPhone autocorrect

25 Dec 2012 06:53 PM
Jon iz teh kewl     
is it Warcraft 2 or Starcraft??

25 Dec 2012 06:54 PM
A General Disdain For All Of Humanity     
I was in Springdale, AR a few years back. They had a inch of snow and the town just about shut down.

Being a Northerner, I was amused.

/Everything melted by 10am.
//A Yankee goes south for a visit and then goes home
///A damn Yankee goes south and stays

25 Dec 2012 06:55 PM
ravenlore     
Someone posted video of the Mobile tornado to facebook
So far Mobile police advise no fatalities.

25 Dec 2012 06:56 PM
fappomatic     

Wasilla Hillbilly: fappomatic: Wasilla Hillbilly: We had frozen rain for most of the day which turned to snow about 30 min ago. Drive home had some scary spots. Should be an interesting night.

/southwest-central Arkansas

I'd be looking for a snowboard and a giant trash bag.

Heh. Not sure what you have in mind there exactly, but there's not too many snowboards around here.


OK then two cafeteria trays duct taped to your boots, a football helmet and a giant trash bag. Tip: lean back a little or the face plant will be epic.

25 Dec 2012 06:58 PM
wildcardjack    [TotalFark]  
We got this in Dallas, after overnight thunderstorms. Snowed from about 10am til 4pm.

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The roads were nice and slushy so I did manage to get back from my parents house but I expect this to freeze solid overnight.

25 Dec 2012 07:03 PM
wildlifer     
Here north of rosetta, ar
It's snowing heavily, 27 degrees.
Everything is white.
Fire is warm, dog is snoring and crepetating, and the younglings are building Legos

All is well.

25 Dec 2012 07:04 PM
Russ Feingold's Brass Balls     
Reporting from Northeast Arkansas, we had a bit of snow, now we've got anotehr bout of freezing rain, and it'll be more snow before the night is done.

25 Dec 2012 07:04 PM
Solid Muldoon     
Nasty weather here in Memphis. I expected the worst because the bird were in a feeding frenzy today.

I figure to wake up tomorrow to a city sheathed in ice.

25 Dec 2012 07:05 PM
ravenlore     

25 Dec 2012 07:07 PM
Mentalpatient87     
Evansville area here. They said "snow" on the news, time for everyone to panic and buy milk and eggs.

25 Dec 2012 07:08 PM
No Time To Explain     
So how much snow/ice will drop?

/less than 3cm/1 inch and I call you guys sissies
//but I'll accept if you don't have the infrastructure to clear the roads

25 Dec 2012 07:10 PM
Jon iz teh kewl     
talk to your doctor about low T

25 Dec 2012 07:11 PM
kmmontandon     
In the meantime, where I'm at in California we've got 65" and counting since Thursday night.

25 Dec 2012 07:12 PM
The Asshole Guy     

hubiestubert: The girlcritter has four inches of snow in New Mexico.

I have a dusting as of this morning in Western Massachusetts, and my Aunt has green grass in December in Maine. Tell me it's not a kooky year...


A good portion of Southern and Nothern Maine have snow but those on the coast and in place such as Bangor, where I live we have nothing but that is all going to change Thursday. We are supposed to get up to 14 inches.

25 Dec 2012 07:13 PM
Shadow Blasko     

No Time To Explain: So how much snow/ice will drop?

/less than 3cm/1 inch and I call you guys sissies
//but I'll accept if you don't have the infrastructure to clear the roads


For my area... 6 to 8 .. With Blizzard conditions regarding wind speeds.

This is the latest from my buds at Ohio Valley Weather net... They have been dead on for this whole event, even when the models started getting wonky.

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25 Dec 2012 07:15 PM
Wasilla Hillbilly    [TotalFark]  

fappomatic: Wasilla Hillbilly: fappomatic: Wasilla Hillbilly: We had frozen rain for most of the day which turned to snow about 30 min ago. Drive home had some scary spots. Should be an interesting night.

/southwest-central Arkansas

I'd be looking for a snowboard and a giant trash bag.

Heh. Not sure what you have in mind there exactly, but there's not too many snowboards around here.

OK then two cafeteria trays duct taped to your boots, a football helmet and a giant trash bag. Tip: lean back a little or the face plant will be epic.


I'll try that tomorrow

25 Dec 2012 07:17 PM
DirkValentine     
drove through some shiat weather from Houston to FW this morning. Snowed like a real snow storm for 4 hours.

It's cold. I hope a bar is open.

25 Dec 2012 07:17 PM
The Martintuckian     
I'm right in the middle of that 8"+ band in Indiana. 20 miles north of Bloomington.

Bah Humbug!

25 Dec 2012 07:21 PM
largedon     
Can't tell if this thing is going to give us anything here in STL. The original forecast called for it to hit us pretty hard but it seems like it's going to stay south of us. Was kind of looking forward to some snow since we didn't have any last year.

/To all those south of me, especially in AL, stay safe.

25 Dec 2012 07:21 PM
coeyagi     
God's wrath for voting for God's candidates!

25 Dec 2012 07:21 PM
BeerBear     
Bracing for the storm tomorrow here in Ohio, my news station warning viewers to stay off the roads after noon

25 Dec 2012 07:24 PM
Honest Bender    [TotalFark]  
Global warning, amiright?

25 Dec 2012 07:24 PM
Haliburton Cummings     
well, just make sure you all have your generators oiled up and your bigscreens going...

nothing says "schadenfreude" like a fat guy with a freshly oiled generator...

25 Dec 2012 07:25 PM
Shadow Blasko     

Honest Bender: Global warning, amiright?


Could well be...

I mean, I know you were being facetious, but the current jet stream separation and moisture content of the air is due to higher than normal temps at certain levels.. thus increasing moisture levels and overall storm energy and ...

Oh.. wait .. you were trolling.

25 Dec 2012 07:25 PM
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