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I thought it was Spring?

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Offline badknees

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I thought it was Spring?
« on: May 01, 2010, 07:30:37 PM »
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

CLEARING SKIES AND COLDER TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST ACROSS THE
MARFA PLATEAU AND THE DAVIS MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES
MAY FALL INTO THE UPPER 20S FOR A FEW HOURS BEFORE DAYBREAK...
RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL FOR A KILLING FREEZE. A FREEZE WARNING
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE MARFA PLATEAU AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS.

Not all those who wander are lost.
J.R.R. Tolkien

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Offline The Scorpion

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Re: I thought it was Spring?
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2010, 08:45:16 PM »
man, that global cooling is a mutha

James
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Offline presidio

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Re: I thought it was Spring?
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2010, 01:26:57 AM »
man, that global cooling is a mutha

James

Al Gore has left all the doors and windows of his 12,000 sq ft mansion open with the furnace on to keep the lie alive. :rolling: :rolling:
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Offline desertflwr

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Re: I thought it was Spring?
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2010, 04:32:45 AM »
We thought it was spring too.  When the rain came through Saturday it was 47 degrees.  Reports at the time from the Porch said it was snowing in Marfa.  Its supposed to be over 100 degrees Wednesday.   

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

CLEARING SKIES AND COLDER TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST ACROSS THE
MARFA PLATEAU AND THE DAVIS MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES
MAY FALL INTO THE UPPER 20S FOR A FEW HOURS BEFORE DAYBREAK...
RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL FOR A KILLING FREEZE. A FREEZE WARNING
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE MARFA PLATEAU AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS.


...in the wild places man is an unwelcome guest but its here that I'm found and here I feel blessed...

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Offline homerboy2u

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Re: I thought it was Spring?
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2010, 09:18:12 AM »
Your telling me, i was at tha movies and in the middle of it, a news messages comes in (from my cellphone provider): " FLASH...Unexpected snow ins in all the Chihuahuan mountain range " , what?, but it is May already...i showed it to my wife and she  just stares at the screen, WTH. :willynilly:
Stay thirsty, my friends.

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Offline Robert

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Snow in Texas in May
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2010, 10:11:27 AM »
McDonald Observatory reported snow yesterday on Facebook. Posted some nice photos and a short video.

http://www.facebook.com/McDonaldObservatory
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Offline MilesOfTexas

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Re: Snow in Texas in May
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2010, 11:04:48 AM »
McDonald Observatory reported snow yesterday on Facebook. Posted some nice photos and a short video.

http://www.facebook.com/McDonaldObservatory

Wow, and not just light flurries!
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Offline dkerr24

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Re: I thought it was Spring?
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2010, 02:56:44 PM »
We got snow during my trip to the Grand Canyon to hike the Tanner trail this past week. Here's a pic of a light dusting of snow at Kolb Studio:



I'm working on a trip report to post. &nbsp;The weather was a wide range of extremes. &nbsp;90F at Tanner beach, mid 20's near Lipan Point at the top.

Another pic of sleet/snow mix moving in towards us.  Looking down 75 mile canyon:

« Last Edit: May 02, 2010, 04:01:13 PM by dkerr24 »

 


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