The Cold Weather Is Here!

 
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Post by warminmn » Fri. Feb. 03, 2023 10:20 am

On the news they showed the temps in the northeast and said its the coldest temps in years. Is that true or is it BS? They gave it some fancy name too, like they do now. Guess I thought it got colder there.

Its been cold for a week here but is warming up tomorrow for a long spell, I hope. -15 this morning but up to 30 above tomorrow sometime.


 
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Post by D-frost » Fri. Feb. 03, 2023 11:01 am

Warm....
+11* here, but it's the 20+ mph wind that's brutal.....TV keeps harping on wind chill temp...they label it as "feel-like" temp...forecasting 'minus' 10* overnight, with 20+ wind, and +40* beginning of week!!!!........reminds me of Minot.
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Post by warminmn » Fri. Feb. 03, 2023 11:34 am

Yep, the windchill. Thats way more important than temp where I live on the flats. theres usually at least a 15MPH breeze here except by trees. Sounds like a short lived cold spell in the east. Its been an easy winter for most if not all of us so far.

 
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Post by Rob R. » Fri. Feb. 03, 2023 11:37 am

When the static temperature is below 0F it doesn’t take much wind to start finding weak spots.

 
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Post by nut » Fri. Feb. 03, 2023 11:45 am

Went ice fishing in weather like this once. Damn beer froze in my hand. Fish became hockey pucks the minute they hit the ice. Didn't stay long.

 
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Post by waytomany?s » Fri. Feb. 03, 2023 12:35 pm

Temp creeping up here. 4.2 in the sun.

 
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Post by waytomany?s » Fri. Feb. 03, 2023 1:04 pm

Ok, more clouds. 3.4*


 
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Post by waytomany?s » Fri. Feb. 03, 2023 9:58 pm

Negative 6.4*. Dogs don't stay out long. Strange.

 
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Post by waytomany?s » Fri. Feb. 03, 2023 10:00 pm

Night you lucky coal burners, ill be up in a few hours reloading the wood furnace.

 
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Post by Rob R. » Fri. Feb. 03, 2023 10:17 pm

-17 here and wind still making the house rumble. I think this is as bad as I can remember.

 
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Post by Pa papa » Sat. Feb. 04, 2023 7:02 am

-2 here this morning.
I've been keeping record of daily temps since installing a S-130 in the summer of 2009.
2013-14 and 2014-15 heating seasons have been my coldest heating seasons with 14 to 15 days at zero or below.
The colder the temps the happier my boiler is, so it's been in a state of depression most of the time this winter.

 
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Post by nut » Sat. Feb. 04, 2023 7:48 am

-8 this morning but the wind finally stopped sometime overnight. 40s tomorrow and all next week. I can take winter in short bursts.

 
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Post by nepacoal » Sat. Feb. 04, 2023 7:50 am

-1 here in coal country... The wind finally let up early this morning. We had just over 15 hours of runtime from yesterday at 6 AM to this morning at 6. That would be about 105 lbs. With no wind we would have normally burned right at 80 pounds. That wind was brutal...

 
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Post by Rob R. » Sat. Feb. 04, 2023 8:03 am

Chilly morning here, but very pretty. Wind has stopped.

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Post by Retro_Origin » Sat. Feb. 04, 2023 8:30 am

And snow is nowhere to be found :cry: :cry:


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