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Can you say thunderstorms?

Discussion in 'Weather' started by toby4492, Jun 8, 2008.

  1. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

    Check out this radar :eek:

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    Over 8" of rain here in parts of SE Wisconsin in the last 2 days.
     
  2. Sno4U

    Sno4U Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    Hey, Tom where you at? We're near Racine/Burlington WI.
     
  3. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

    Hey Sno4U,

    Hartford area here. :waving:
     
  4. yard5864

    yard5864 Senior Member
    Messages: 149

    This pic was taken from in front of my fire department tonight just as tonights storms were moving in. I am about 20 minutes SE of Toby.

    storm pic from fire station.JPG
     
  5. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,547

    ummmmmmmmmmm that looks like a giant tornado buddy.......i hope u guys are alright:help:
     
  6. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

    Great pic. Looked like that here earlier today also. Nasty couple days of weather.

    I'm ready for some sunshine for a few days and let things dry up.
     
  7. yard5864

    yard5864 Senior Member
    Messages: 149

    Yes everyone is ok. It looks worse than it actually was. It is actually called a "shelf cloud"... However, there was some rotation around its perimeter which was making me a little nervous! This storm added another couple of inches of rain. Sounds like by tomorrow night we will be over 10" of rain in 48 hours.

    The weather forecast over the next week: Monday- rain. Tuesday- rain. Wednesday- SUNNY. Thursday- rain. Friday- Rain. Saturday- rain.

    If it were only snow. :eek:payup payup
     
  8. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    If all that rain was snow,Tom would be able to show off that new SnoWay plow he has hidden up his shirt sleeve and we won't have to wait !
     
  9. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 256

    Send some of that rain this way will ya? No good rains here in a month. You can keep the Tornados:eek: Same thing year after year. Midwest gets flooded while we dry up. Ocean moisture doesn't do us a bit of good anymore
     
  10. Sno4U

    Sno4U Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    Yup, We've all been gettin' pounded here pretty good since Wed. of last week w/ not much letting up (like yard is saying). This past weekend end in Whitefish Bay there where many trees down and alot of street flooding. We're in Racine which has a river called the Root River ,which is notorious for overflowing its banks. In all the years I've lived here, this is the worst I've seen it .
    We have lawns to mow and at this point can't even get onto the soft/muddy yards. Its not even a matter of just going around puddles anymore!
    I don't believe any of us would truley want to see that much snow at one time!:eek:
     
  11. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    yeah youve been getting nailed tom!

    We have been getting alot of storms here as well, i love it. Not enough tornados though, there were a few that touched down around here but i didnt get to see them, i was chasing down this one storm but it just got too dark and then went over the lake. the good part is i found diesel for 4.34 while i was out!

    Looks like this week should be hot and dry for us. I had to cancel work today because the grass is nearly floating right now.
     
  12. farmerkev

    farmerkev Senior Member
    Messages: 849

    I have relatives in Reedsburg WI, they are telling me downtown is underwater, If youve ever been there (I guaruntee you havent) thats hard to picture.
     
  13. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    My forecast models say tornadoes for me 2morrow....i hope the lawn mowers can outrun a f5?:confused:
     
  14. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,547

    the only f 5 in newjersey is the one on your keyboard:D
     
  15. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    Laugh now.....when i see a icey truck flip over in my front lawn 2morrow night....i kno i did not cry wolf!:rolleyes:
     
  16. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,547

    my trucks are built like tanks.....:rolleyes:
     
  17. REAPER

    REAPER 2000 Club Member
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    Messages: 2,228

    Last edited: Jun 9, 2008
  18. farmerkev

    farmerkev Senior Member
    Messages: 849

    Type in Reedsburg Flooding on the youtube search, thats where my family lives, not very far from Lake Delton.
     
  19. 91AK250

    91AK250 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,642

    i've got a friend in MI that had a tornato go thru his naborhood and has been without power for a day 1/2 so far...that sucks!


    its 68 and sunny here in ak :) haha
     
  20. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,737

    Take the rain :realmad:

    Lost power last night at 9 and finally got it back at 2 this afternoon, had to run 3 houses (ours, grandmas, and a rental) all on generators to keep the sump pumps going and the freezers and fridges somewhat cold. I just want nice weather to ride my atv and be able to go outside without drowning.