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PostPosted: Thu January 12, 2017 8:12 pm 
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It's in the fucking 60s here today.

that's warm

it sure is

Enjoy it for me. It's 10°F with a windchill of -8 here.

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Is there some scientific explanation for why it doesn't feel as cold when it snows than when its dry?

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BurtReynolds wrote:
Is there some scientific explanation for why it doesn't feel as cold when it snows than when its dry?

atmosphere is less humid in dry and it makes the cold more biting. Clear atmosphere days tend to be the worst in the winter. If it's snowing there is moisture in the air and it's prob warmer.

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Dev wrote:
BurtReynolds wrote:
Is there some scientific explanation for why it doesn't feel as cold when it snows than when its dry?

atmosphere is less humid in dry and it makes the cold more biting. Clear atmosphere days tend to be the worst in the winter. If it's snowing there is moisture in the air and it's prob warmer.


A little outside your explanation... If the difference is clouds or not, it is because the clouds act as a insulator. It traps the ground heat below the clouds, making it warmer. If there is no clouds, the heat radiates to outer space.
Same temperature, the difference is whether the temperature is rising or falling, it is a combination of you being accustomed to the lower temperature and it feels relative warmer, and because the relative humidity is lower when the temperature rises, making it feel warmer... less heat transference..


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It also seems a lot colder in the south than it does here. When it actually gets cold, I mean.

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This time last week we were told 4 inches of snow was coming; we had a relatively minor ice storm instead.
Today it's 72.


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Look at Dev getting all fucking meteorological up in this bitch today.

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Look at Dev getting all fucking meteorological up in this bitch today.

It's important stuff for a Canadian. I've never actually looked it up. That was just the conclusion I came to.

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doug rr wrote:
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BurtReynolds wrote:
Is there some scientific explanation for why it doesn't feel as cold when it snows than when its dry?

atmosphere is less humid in dry and it makes the cold more biting. Clear atmosphere days tend to be the worst in the winter. If it's snowing there is moisture in the air and it's prob warmer.


A little outside your explanation... If the difference is clouds or not, it is because the clouds act as a insulator. It traps the ground heat below the clouds, making it warmer. If there is no clouds, the heat radiates to outer space.


yeah, ask Venus


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 Post subject: Re: Snow
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Get ready chud, numbers, Coach, and etc.; tomorrow could be a good one!

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 Post subject: Re: Snow
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Got the snow blower ready and I don't have to go to work.


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 Post subject: Re: Snow
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this storm--niko-- it's snowing across the whole state. and yet, you should see how much snow outside of just this one window

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Just went out to take my neighbor's garbage cans in, and even though there's only about half an inch out there now, it's obviously going to do the heavy shit.

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We brought the baby outside for sledding and pictures and junk but had to cut it short due to thunder and lightning.

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this storm--niko-- it's snowing across the whole state. and yet, you should see how much snow outside of just this one window

do not let those climate change deniers over at the weather channel name storms that aren't supposed to be named, it's a marketing tool for their brand and nothing more


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this storm--niko-- it's snowing across the whole state. and yet, you should see how much snow outside of just this one window

do not let those climate change deniers over at the weather channel name storms that aren't supposed to be named, it's a marketing tool for their brand and nothing more

I hate that so much

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 Post subject: Re: Snow
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Thursday I went in before dawn and encouraged my guys to do the same in an effort to get us out as early as possible before the storm got really bad. It was a total success and they basically had an entire days work done by 11am and we all went home. The drive was pretty bad on the way home but whatever. Friday, HR goes out of their way to make sure everyone knows that if you left early that day you will have to use vacation time. Keep in mind that the entire HR department "worked from home" that day. The fact that my company went out of their way to tell us that they do not appreciate the effort we made that day will ensure that I do not go to work in a bad storm going forward.


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 Post subject: Re: Snow
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Today/tonight seems interesting down here--it doesn't seem like the local meteorologists have any idea how much we'll get. We are just north of the rain/snow line projections so we could get 4''-8'' or as much as 10''. My childcare is further up north in MA, though, so they probably can't make it tomorrow so I'll have to cancel class anyways.

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it's in the 60's here

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it's in the 60's here

decade wise yeah


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