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Old 02-22-2012, 10:18 PM   #1831 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by david_z View Post
yeah i've been meaning to check johndee.com for an update.

i'm watching the forecast at Mohawk since that seems to be closest to Bohemia.
Sounds like tonight most Lonnie's thought right now and the thought of the majority. The lowest I heard was from a guy that just entered the hostel who was out today who says he thinks none and that the 6" they got last night will be it except for a dusting. My opinion is, is 4-6" with more continuing to the next day at roughly the same amount. Mohawk is closer to Boho gents, however Delaware is the closest town, the next closest town that has a regular local update is Copper Harbor. The angular difference between the two is roughly 80 degrees, the trick is to find a way to be able to predict how the weather patterns will affect the region between the two, from the direction the storm will be approaching from. Jetstream winds from the NW/NNW direction is a good indicator that cooler air from Canada is approaching to meet with warm moist air over the lake and if the winds and cool air temps approaching the Keewenaw Penninsula from a direction with Lake Superior intersecting from an 80-90 degree angle. That's kinda how things work if your looking for powder up here, so it's always a gamble, but usually during periods such as that the areas that get the most snow during times like that are the Keewenaw and SE UP shore plus the region within a 10-15 mile radius of Marquette. MAIN POINT: These particular areas are the best places in the MIDWEST to look for powder, the New York, Ontario, NE region gets snow but there is a reason it's called the Ice Coast, if they don't get snow they have ice and groomed ice, but higher verticals and are supposedly "easier" to get to than CO, WY, UT, MT, etc... So if you want to stay in the midwest and still find fairly regular powder conditions. You need to choose between vertical and terrain I guess when making this descion, horse a piece maybe but if I can't go out west this is where I look.
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