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post #1 of 11 Old 02-02-2013, 11:17 AM Thread Starter
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The weather in Tennessee is bipolar

I swear a few days ago it was pushing 70 and now we have snow! I know I should be used to it by now, but we usually at least get a little consistency in the winter and summer. The fact that its starting this early really has me wondering what we'll be in store for this spring

The worst part it I'm stuck at home, when I need to get to the barn to treat my horse's leg injury. I've heard enough reports of bad wrecks this morning not to want to risk it, at least until it has a bit more of a chance to melt off. Grrrr, SO frustrating
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post #2 of 11 Old 02-02-2013, 11:23 AM
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well I am due east of you, 3 days below freezing with snow, followed by a day of 75, followed by 2 days of 40 and 30mph winds, followed by 14 degrees today.
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post #3 of 11 Old 02-02-2013, 11:43 AM
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Just wondering, do you have enough snow that it sticks around on the warm days or does it all melt away until the next snowfall. Around here, I don't see bare ground until March, & grass doesn't appear until possibly May.
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post #4 of 11 Old 02-02-2013, 11:48 AM
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Horses are already shedding out here in on the west coast, has me wondering what kind of spring/summer we are going to have.
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post #5 of 11 Old 02-02-2013, 11:51 AM
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no we do snow the right way, It snows, you get up in the AM its all pretty and marvelous to look at, everything closes. Next day it melts and is gone and all is back to normal.
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I swear a few days ago it was pushing 70 and now we have snow! I know I should be used to it by now, but we usually at least get a little consistency in the winter and summer. The fact that its starting this early really has me wondering what we'll be in store for this spring

The worst part it I'm stuck at home, when I need to get to the barn to treat my horse's leg injury. I've heard enough reports of bad wrecks this morning not to want to risk it, at least until it has a bit more of a chance to melt off. Grrrr, SO frustrating
I have also been using "bi-polar" to describe this weather and it was pushing 70 a few days ago; I was in a tank top mukking stalls and sweating - lol

They showed some of those wrecks on Channel 4 this AM. Pretty ugly, so they were. The news folks were telling everyone not to go out, if they didn't have to; if you could wait, things should melt and be civilized "later today" lol

I hope things clear up enough for you to get to the barn. I am thankful my barn is on my property but it's a downhill roll from the house. If the drive ices up and my brakes fail, after I kick the car out of gear, it will be an uglier picture than anything I saw on TV this morning - lol lol lol

I missed the best picture but, the sky was red behind the clouds around 6:45AM. What makes that so unusual, is that I was looking at the SW sky

Half hour later I was at the barn and BOOM! here comes blinding snow, soap snow, so the noise on the barn roof was deafening for a few minutes. Then it changed to the fluffly snow flakes and, next thing I knew, the ground was completely covered

Then it quit, now it's melting but the temps are right at freezing. I don't even know what to say anymore

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post #7 of 11 Old 02-02-2013, 12:34 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah if we're lucky it will be mostly gone by this afternoon. It wouldn't be so bad, but it also snowed Thursday night and all of that mess melted and refroze so there's ice under the snow.
I'm keeping an eye on the parking lot outside my apartment. I figure once everything is melted off there it will be safe to venture out. I can't wait till my lease runs out and I can start looking for a house with some land!
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post #8 of 11 Old 02-02-2013, 12:40 PM
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We've always described northern Arizona's weather as hi-polar. "Don't like the weather? Wait five minutes and it'll change."

On Monday it started out sunny and relatively warm (45-50F by noon). By 3pm it was snowing and by the time I got off work, we had a good 2" standing on the cars. It's been sunny and in the high 50s since, with today supposed to hit 62F.
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post #9 of 11 Old 02-02-2013, 01:28 PM
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Here it's mostly just polar.

I did get a day and a half of 50 degree rain. Turned all the snow into ice. Week prior had -20 or more wind chills. Nights are single digits now into the near future.
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post #10 of 11 Old 02-02-2013, 01:34 PM
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You should come to Michigan...Its bipolar over here too.

The other day it was 60 then the same day we got snow...
I think we should give Michigan some pills to control it's weather swings.

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