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  1. Voyager

    2018/2019 snow total thread

    Tamaqua, PA 7.75"
  2. I've been hearing a lot about non-existent PennDot trucks from multiple people since yesterday afternoon. As for the trucks, until you are fighting with a dispatcher that is almost threatening you with your job if you don't at least make an effort to pick or deliver the load, you have no idea what we go through. And before anyone says, "quit and find a better job", well, generally most companies and dispatchers are the same. As for the storm. I had 7.75" of frozen for the event.
  3. I know were still pretty far out when it comes to models and tropical systems, but are the players in place to make that stall real, or can Florence still come north and impact Eastern PA?
  4. Voyager

    Medium - long range tropics

    Until she splits Florida in two and then runs across the gulf to Houston...lol
  5. Likely it was. I got 0.88" during the overnight/early morning hours...
  6. Yeah, it's been a pretty "meh" event for my location so far.
  7. Voyager

    Temperature/Obs/Boring Weather Discussion

    Per NWS Binghamton, it was an EF-2... Public Information Statement...CORRECTED National Weather Service Binghamton NY 155 PM EDT Thu Jun 14 2018 ...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR JUNE 13 WILKES BARRE TOWNSHIP TORNADO... Location...Wilkes-Barre Township in Luzerne County Pennsylvania Date...June 13 2018 Estimated Time...1000 pm EDT Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF2 Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...130 mph Maximum Path Width...200 yards Path Length...0.75 mile Beginning Lat/Lon...41.2436/-75.8467 Ending Lat/Lon...41.2390/-75.8392 * Fatalities...0 * Injuries...6 ...Summary... A severe thunderstorm moved across Luzerne County between 930 and 1030 pm on Wednesday June 13 2018, producing an EF2 tornado in Wilkes-Barre Township around 1000 pm. The tornado touched down near Mundy Street and Highland Park Boulevard by the Wyoming Valley Mall and traveled about a half mile southeast toward I-81 before dissipating. Numerous roofs were destroyed and windows blown out. Structures were sheared off near their foundation. Power poles were snapped with numerous lines down.
  8. Voyager

    Sunset pictures

    Taken a couple weeks ago on PA309 south of Tamaqua...
  9. What I bolded in your quote is what I'm afraid of.
  10. It might just be an anomaly in the Tamaqua/Hazleton area, but it just seems like it's been cooler. Can't argue with those stats, though.
  11. At this point I wonder if we'll even have a summer (at least like the ones I remember from the past)??? This wash, rinse, repeat of the western ridge/eastern trough is getting old rather quickly. Does or can the pattern break down, or is summer just going to be miserable with a warm/hot day here and there followed by days of cool clouds and showers?
  12. Voyager

    Lawn/Garden/Golf Thread

    Thanks. I did hit the yard with fertilizer over the weekend, expecting a bit of rain to wash it in, but all we got was a few sprinkles. Go figure...lol
  13. Voyager

    Lawn/Garden/Golf Thread

    Red thread was my thinking as well, but to the naked eye, the threading is more grey than red.
  14. Voyager

    Lawn/Garden/Golf Thread

    Second pic, different location in the yard...
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