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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3300 on: January 28, 2019, 12:50:12 pm »
less than zero/noting.   (fyi, we have around 2 feet of snow on the ground already)

Today
A chance of snow and freezing drizzle before 11am, then a chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 29 by 9am, then falling to around 18 during the remainder of the day. Blustery, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tonight
A chance of snow before 8pm, then a chance of flurries between 8pm and 10pm. Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday
Patchy blowing snow between noon and 5pm. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 1. Wind chill values as low as -28. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -26. Wind chill values as low as -50. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -16. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -30.   :o

Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -4.

Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
I'm not that far from you across the river in NE Iowa.
Time to put the cold weather gear on, huh?
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3301 on: January 28, 2019, 08:52:14 pm »
I'm not that far from you across the river in NE Iowa.
Time to put the cold weather gear on, huh?

Yes, all of it. All the gear you have.

https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=47.23507040000004&lon=-93.52352509999997#.XE_NmNFMGhB

Two nights in a row forecast for -38*F actual low temps. Add in a nice breeze for some windchill factor for good measure. Week number two of it.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3302 on: January 29, 2019, 07:09:42 am »
Yes, all of it. All the gear you have.

https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=47.23507040000004&lon=-93.52352509999997#.XE_NmNFMGhB

Two nights in a row forecast for -38*F actual low temps. Add in a nice breeze for some windchill factor for good measure. Week number two of it.

Ouch!!!
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3303 on: January 29, 2019, 07:10:40 am »
I'm not that far from you across the river in NE Iowa.
Time to put the cold weather gear on, huh?

Cold weather gear? I'm retired man! I just won't be going outside is all.    :)

The poor animals though...
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3304 on: January 29, 2019, 09:41:49 am »
Cold weather gear? I'm retired man! I just won't be going outside is all.    :)

The poor animals though...
I hear you Conrad. This just happens to be the week I’m doing livestock chores for a buddy. I’m not as concerned for the cattle. They have protection and are doing fine. I’m hoping the waterers don’t freeze up! They can be a huge PIA.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3305 on: January 29, 2019, 01:41:09 pm »
Alright! Three of us that like the stock exhaust because it is quiet.    :) 8)

I guess I'm still a member of that group, always like the lack of sound.

but I do think clipping a bit of it's length, makes a nice compromise... no real loud difference, just the slightest pleasant tone, while still virtually as quiet as prior...


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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3306 on: January 29, 2019, 01:51:09 pm »
I guess I'm still a member of that group, always like the lack of sound.

but I do think clipping a bit of it's length, makes a nice compromise... no real loud difference, just the slightest pleasant tone, while still virtually as quiet as prior...

MoB, is there a thread describing how you did this? Think I might be interested. Winter project to keep my out of the wife's way err, busy. Thanks.

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3307 on: January 29, 2019, 03:43:20 pm »
MoB, is there a thread describing how you did this? Think I might be interested. Winter project to keep my out of the wife's way err, busy. Thanks.


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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3308 on: January 29, 2019, 05:45:45 pm »
Thanks, Max. I'll take a look but don't have a welder so it may have to wait. I'll check with a couple guys at work to see if they have one.

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3309 on: January 30, 2019, 07:03:05 am »
I hear you Conrad. This just happens to be the week I’m doing livestock chores for a buddy. I’m not as concerned for the cattle. They have protection and are doing fine. I’m hoping the waterers don’t freeze up! They can be a huge PIA.

Good luck with those chores!

Minus 26 here this morn with a wind chill of 45 below!   :o

My dogs don't spend much time outside doing their 'business'. 
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3310 on: January 30, 2019, 06:04:35 pm »
Appears to be the coldest night so far in the current cold stretch. Weather service predicts -43*F actual temp tonight, but the winds have calmed down. So, we've got that going for us....
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3311 on: January 31, 2019, 07:25:53 am »
Appears to be the coldest night so far in the current cold stretch. Weather service predicts -43*F actual temp tonight, but the winds have calmed down. So, we've got that going for us....

-29*F here this morn with a wind chill of -56*F.

Today's high temp is -4*F but that's supposed to happen just before midnight tonight.

That's brisk baby!
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3312 on: January 31, 2019, 10:19:16 am »
Good luck with those chores!

Minus 26 here this morn with a wind chill of 45 below!   :o

My dogs don't spend much time outside doing their 'business'. 
Made it through the coldest temps without waterers freezing up. I call that a success. :banana :banana :banana :banana :banana
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3313 on: January 31, 2019, 04:06:01 pm »
-29*F here this morn with a wind chill of -56*F.

Today's high temp is -4*F but that's supposed to happen just before midnight tonight.

That's brisk baby!

YOWSA!!! I've seen -20 a few times in Colorado but never -29. Stay warm my friend!

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #3314 on: January 31, 2019, 04:27:40 pm »
Made it through the coldest temps without waterers freezing up. I call that a success. :banana :banana :banana :banana :banana

Yep, same here too. Made it through the worst of it (-42*F this morning) this week w/o any issues the cold was responsible for. Had to replace a battery in the daughters car yesterday and spent most of yesterday fixing a failed copper water supply pipe at my parents house. It didn't freeze (somehow) but it just corroded thru the pipe wall. Built in the mid-60's it's been one of several copper pipe failures there. But why they always have to be in an impossible to access area is amazing. Plenty of burns from solder droplets getting down my sleeve. Drying out walls and floors today.
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