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Central IL winter???

Discussion in 'Weather' started by RCsLawncare, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. RCsLawncare

    RCsLawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 459

    Whats the central IL weather looking for this year? Looked on a couple of places and they all seem to be unknown. Any hints or predictions?
     
  2. pwill50

    pwill50 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Wish I knew the answer to that. Looks like we could get a little snow tonight into the morning but it has been so warm I doubt it will amount to anything much. But if the last couple of years are any example of what winter will be like around herr it will be ice and more ice.:drinkup:
     
  3. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    70% chance of flurries 2nite, and 40% 2moro.....I dont think we will see much if anything, its to warm........some predictions I have seen, say average precip and below average temps for the midwest over the course of the winter.....but who knows? I dont invest to much in the long term forecasts, anything can happen.
     
  4. MowingisMaddnes

    MowingisMaddnes Member
    Messages: 85

    Dec 2

    A few inches of wet snow are now possible for central and southern IL for Wednesday night December 2! I am not ready yet!!!
     
  5. MowingisMaddnes

    MowingisMaddnes Member
    Messages: 85

    Measurable snow likely north of I-72 for Tuesday Dec 8.
     
  6. JLL25

    JLL25 Member
    from Chatham
    Messages: 31

    They don't know, they never do....

    I'm just outside Springfield and the weather channel says I'm looking at mostly just rain, the radio has been telling me 1-3" snow tomorrow night. I wish the local guys would be right, I wish we'd get a couple at least. I'm sure it'll end up being rain and lots of it. Stupid damn warm weather.....
     
  7. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    just looked at the radar, and it appears to be moving in already? Forcast mentioned snow starting in the morning and lasting throughout the day into the evening? up to 6 or 7 inches. This could be a good one for us, there was also heavy winds predicted.
     
  8. Thomas.Creation

    Thomas.Creation Member
    Messages: 64

    I love it. Every year I have a few people call the day before a storm and ask if I can take care of their snow this winter. Let it SNOW!
     
  9. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    Here we go boys....

    Two days in a row so far, and looking to be a third tonight/tomorow. :D
     
  10. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862


    Dont you just love that....hope everything is going good for you. Be safe.

    I did some salting this am....but the storm dosent seem to be tracking (at this point) like I thought it would?....I hate to say it, but it looks as though alot of it is going north? I hope we get enough to do a full run. Take care John, maybe we'll cross paths later. I'll be keeping an eye out for ya.
     
  11. JLL25

    JLL25 Member
    from Chatham
    Messages: 31

    Like I said rain and lots of it...
     
  12. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    Have patience guys, our winter storm trend will move in soon. When it does, be ready for it. Based on the amount of moisture we've had so far this year, we might be in for a decent amount of snow this winter!
     
  13. JLL25

    JLL25 Member
    from Chatham
    Messages: 31


    Yeah I was counting on the precip continuing through the winter. Just hope every time I get precip it doesnt warm up a few degrees and become rain. I know, I know, winter is just starting here...but still this is the time of year that all of us with families to support could use that extra profit that comes with a good push.

    I'm all set to go though. New truck, new plow, new spreader....I'm really eager to see how my truck does. Its got a Cummins and I've never pushed with a diesel.

    Looks like there is a slight chance at the end of the extended forecast.

    LET IT SNOW LET IT SNOW LET IT SNOW!!!
     
  14. MowingisMaddnes

    MowingisMaddnes Member
    Messages: 85

    Up to two inchs tonight
     
  15. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    Where at in central IL are you at? I keep hearing only 1 inch?
     
  16. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    You'll love it. When i stepped up from my 1991 regular cab with a 350 gas to my 2004 quad cab CTD, it was like plowing and sitting in my Lazyboy. I have no idea how I crammed myself into that regular cab for all those years.

    I put the plow on tonight on the way home from work. If it scares it away so be it, but at least I'm ready to go! :drinkup:
     
  17. JLL25

    JLL25 Member
    from Chatham
    Messages: 31

    I dont know where you Illinois guys are all from but I'm just outside Springfield and we're only supposed to get "less than 1 inch slushy accumulation" according to the Weather Channel. News channel 20 says 1-2.....

    You know several times this summer I've gotten rained on ALL DAMN day when there was only a 30% chance of rain...I wish that could happen with the snow....1-2 inches actually becomes like 6 or more!

    I'm loaded up and ready to go though.

    Talked to my big account today, a C store chain, and they said start AT 2" not before and no salt even if we do get that 1" of slush and then it freezes.
     
  18. Fatality

    Fatality Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    Friday Night, Dec 18

    Low: 24 °F RealFeel®: 14 °F
    Considerable cloudiness with snow, accumulating an inch or two


    Saturday, Dec 19

    High: 34 °F RealFeel®: 17 °F
    Mostly cloudy and breezy with some snow, accumulating an additional 1-2 inches
     
  19. JLL25

    JLL25 Member
    from Chatham
    Messages: 31

    Everyone keeping an eye on this stuff moving in tuesday?

    Looks like its gonna be rain and melting snow as usual to me!
     
  20. MowingisMaddnes

    MowingisMaddnes Member
    Messages: 85

    Sounds like that is what we are going to get all week long and a few thunderstorms!