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by unome
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Weather Forum
Topic: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Warmup Begins
Replies: 2364
Views: 67192

Re: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Hard Freeze Warning ⚠️

Interesting to read the ERCOT provided a 40 second public comment on February 9th about "winter weather" could impact Texas. Seems to me that the alarm bells were being sounded around the end of January to only increase in the very early days of February that something "Historic" was on the horizon...
by unome
Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:20 am
Forum: Weather Forum
Topic: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Warmup Begins
Replies: 2364
Views: 67192

Re: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Hard Freeze Warning ⚠️

this thread, exactly : https://twitter.com/BillyForney3/status/1362593990332223489 his is one of the most uplifting, always positive, community-oriented, weather-related Twitter feeds I read on a regular basis and he nailed how I feel in this situation perfectly. Sometimes it helps to share/know oth...
by unome
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Weather Forum
Topic: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Warmup Begins
Replies: 2364
Views: 67192

Re: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Winter Storm Warning ⚠️

I know there are a few from the Angleton area here... There is a boil water notice and with continuing issues with the 911 service the usual emergency message wasn't sent via the phone. Virtually no water pressure anyways... same deal here, we had our power shut down shortly before dark on the cold...
by unome
Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: Weather Forum
Topic: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Warmup Begins
Replies: 2364
Views: 67192

Re: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Winter Storm Warning ⚠️

per CenterPoint on TWC just now:

"unfortunately, if you are a customer in the Houston area and are without power right now, you should be prepared to be without power for the rest of the day"
by unome
Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: Weather Forum
Topic: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Warmup Begins
Replies: 2364
Views: 67192

Re: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Winter Storm Warning ⚠️

TBF, wind turbines in the Dakotas don’t go offline. This is a walk in the park for those in Fargo or Minneapolis. They’re laughing at uss and how we’ll need Federal assistance for snow and cold. I had to explain last night to my post-doc from Europe that he did not have to show up for work. In Chic...
by unome
Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Weather Forum
Topic: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Warmup Begins
Replies: 2364
Views: 67192

Re: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Winter Storm Warning ⚠️

Ptarmigan wrote:
Sun Feb 14, 2021 1:53 pm
If the February 1895 snowfall happened today, the city would be shutdown for a week.
no doubt, I bet they lost a lot of livestock back then though
by unome
Sun Feb 14, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Weather Forum
Topic: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Warmup Begins
Replies: 2364
Views: 67192

Re: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Winter Storm Warning ⚠️

an historic Valentine's Day Houston snowfall

some added perspective https://www.houston.org/timeline there were no cars in Houston yet...

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by unome
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:07 am
Forum: Weather Forum
Topic: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Warmup Begins
Replies: 2364
Views: 67192

Re: February 2021: Arctic Outbreak/Winter Storm Warning ⚠️

Winter Storm Severity Index (WSSI) The WSSI does not depict official warnings and should always be used in context with official NWS forecasts and warnings. For more information, please refer to the following links: Product/Service Description Document, WSSI Users Guide, Interactive ESRI Story Map, ...