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Old April 10th, 2008, 05:24 PM   #1
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Sum Beach

It's April and we've had 2 winter storm warnings already, the first one dumped almost 20" in some areas outside of town, the second one wasn't to badmaybe 6-8" out side of town.

Now we have this

Winter Storm Warning


/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0004.080411T0900Z- 080413T0000Z/ BARAGA-MARQUETTE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...L'ANSE... MARQUETTE 415 PM EDT THU APR 10 2008
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY.

SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO EXPECTED BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR...AS NORTHEAST WINDS GUST UP TO AROUND 40 MPH. AS A RESULT... REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO AROUND A MILE OR LESS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. STORM TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS OF 10 TO 24 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED BY THE TIME THE HEAVY WET SNOW LIGHTENS UP LATE SATURDAY. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS NORTH OF NEGAUNEE AND ISHPEMING. THERE COULD ALSO BE SOME SLEET MIXED IN WITH THE SNOW ON FRIDAY SOUTH OF GWINN WHICH WOULD GIVE LOWER STORM SNOWFALL AMOUNTS THERE.

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW... SLEET... AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.



And just when I was looking forward to getting the motorcycle out.


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Old April 10th, 2008, 05:33 PM   #2
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Haha that sucks, I've put 200 miles on my bike this week.
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Old April 10th, 2008, 05:37 PM   #3
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Can't forget this warning that came with it also

Coastal Flood Statement


/O.NEW.KMQT.LS.S.0003.080411T0900Z- 080413T0000Z/ MARQUETTE- 330 PM EDT THU APR 10 2008
AS EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASE TO 25 TO 45 KNOTS OVER LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...WAVES BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FEET WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE OF MARQUETTE COUNTY ON FRIDAY. THESE HIGH WAVES WILL CAUSE MINOR BEACH EROSION. IN ADDITION...IT IS LIKELY THAT THE HIGH WAVES WILL CAUSE WATER TO WASH ONTO LAKESHORE BOULEVARD BETWEEN PINE STREET AND HAWLEY STREET IN THE CITY OF MARQUETTE. HIGH WAVES WILL CONTINUE TO POUND THE SHORELINE THROUGH SATURDAY EVEN THOUGH WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH OVER LAKE SUPERIOR.

USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING NEAR THE LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. DO NOT VENTURE NEAR BREAKWALLS OR OTHER STRUCTURES ALONG THE SHORELINE...AND DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. PLEASE RELAY ANY OBSERVED FLOODING OR BEACH EROSION TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE.
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Old April 10th, 2008, 08:42 PM   #4
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just think, if your coming home for the summer you wont have to deal with much shitty spring weather, you will go straight from winter to good spring weather down here...
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Old April 10th, 2008, 08:46 PM   #5
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Maybe it's time to move back to Ann Arbor :tonka:
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Old April 10th, 2008, 08:46 PM   #6
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yeah, if only I had that luxury. I'll be stuck up here this summer just like I have been for the last 2
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Old April 10th, 2008, 09:35 PM   #7
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some people have it all.......
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Old April 10th, 2008, 10:02 PM   #8
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I like seeing the spring come, but if that hit where I was I'd definitely be hiking for some turns.
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Old April 10th, 2008, 10:03 PM   #9
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Take some pictures for us we have pussy weather down here.
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Old April 10th, 2008, 10:45 PM   #10
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i know how you feel. we are suppose to get 7-11" by sat morning
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Old April 10th, 2008, 11:02 PM   #11
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I refuse to have sympathy for people in the UP crying about snow.

Get a map.

You don't have tornadoes.
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Old April 10th, 2008, 11:08 PM   #12
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It's more of the fact that we had a couple weeks of 40-60 sunny weather and mostsnow gone, was looking forward to spring then bam more snow than we've had all year
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Old April 10th, 2008, 11:23 PM   #13
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20 ft waves! break out that surf board and drysuit
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Old April 10th, 2008, 11:29 PM   #14
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20 ft waves! break out that surf board and drysuit
No surfboard but I'm thinking the stand up will be a lot of fun tomorrow

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Old April 11th, 2008, 06:09 AM   #15
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Shit, I just got back from Mqt. about an hour ago. It took me 1.5 hrs to get from hancock to calumet
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Old April 11th, 2008, 06:12 AM   #16
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hmmmm supose to be 64 and partly sunny here...and t storms this evening
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