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Thundersnow hammers the East Coast, and so do the jokes
CNET ^ | March 7, 2018 | Gael Fashingbauer Cooper

Posted on 03/07/2018 3:39:08 PM PST by EdnaMode

Because the snowstorm currently hitting the East Coast isn't enough, it's also bringing with it thundersnow. That weather phenomenon is exactly what it sounds like: a snowstorm that features thunder and lightning. Very, very frightening.

"Thunderstorms accompanied by snow are usually of a different character than the 'normal' thunderstorm," Weather.com explained in 2015. "Thundersnow develops when the air is below freezing near the ground, and unlike most summer thunderstorms, it isn't near-ground air that rises all the way into the tall thunderstorm top. The instability is in only a shallow layer aloft. In thundersnow, the 'action' mainly takes place in a rather shallow layer that is usually near 20,000 feet and only around 5,000 feet thick."

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Trump's fault?
1 posted on 03/07/2018 3:39:09 PM PST by EdnaMode
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To: EdnaMode

I suppose this means the East Coast snowflakes will have to come up with an even more over the top, exaggerated name for this. Atomic bomb cyclone??


2 posted on 03/07/2018 3:43:21 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: EdnaMode
Trump's fault?

Either that or global warming, no doubt.

3 posted on 03/07/2018 3:44:08 PM PST by libertylover (Kurt Schlicter: "They wonder why they got Trump. They are why they got Trump")
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To: EdnaMode

Maybe sung to the tune of ‘Thunderstruck’ by AC/DC?


4 posted on 03/07/2018 3:44:36 PM PST by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

beat me to it lol


5 posted on 03/07/2018 3:46:24 PM PST by beergarden
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To: EdnaMode

I heard thundersnow twice today in Monmouth county.. It’s a common occurrence lately!


6 posted on 03/07/2018 3:48:44 PM PST by DivineMomentsOfTruth ("Thanking the Lord Jesus every day for President Donald J. Trump)
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To: EdnaMode

How does this happen in a time of Out of Control Global Warming that is threatening to set the planet on fire?


7 posted on 03/07/2018 3:53:30 PM PST by eyeamok (Tolerance: The virtue of having a belief in Nothing!)
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To: EdnaMode

Beware the Snornado!


8 posted on 03/07/2018 3:53:54 PM PST by DannyTN
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To: EdnaMode

9 posted on 03/07/2018 3:54:19 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: EdnaMode

I love thundersnow. I am a retired prison cop and one night when I was still working we got a snowstorm. The snow wasn’t horrible so we planned to do our mid shift fence check. We were about to start when a close lightning strike and massive clap of thunder rang out. I got on my radio and said “ control, did you happen to hear that?” There was a pregnant pause...Control radioed back “affirmative, um, we’re gonna hold up on that fence check, copy?” I radioed back, “ probably a good idea,control!” LOL!

CC


10 posted on 03/07/2018 3:55:46 PM PST by Celtic Conservative (It don't matter if your heart is in the right place, if at the same time your head is up your a$$)
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To: EdnaMode

Yesterday, in my locale, we had SUNNY SKIES and a SNOWSTORM driven by 30-40 mph winds.


11 posted on 03/07/2018 3:58:12 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Or “Thunder Road” by The Artist Whose Initials are B.S.


12 posted on 03/07/2018 3:59:53 PM PST by rfp1234 (I have already previewed this composition.)
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To: libertylover; EdnaMode
Trump's Fault

That will be the headline when the San Andreas Fault slips a couple points on the Richtor Scale.

13 posted on 03/07/2018 4:03:47 PM PST by ptsal ( Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. - M. Twain)
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To: DivineMomentsOfTruth
I heard thundersnow twice today in Monmouth county.. It’s a common occurrence lately!

I heard some thundersnow this morning. First time I ever heard any. Weird!

14 posted on 03/07/2018 4:04:14 PM PST by EinNYC
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To: EdnaMode
Oh no! Thunder Snowflakes! Every scared pasty binary racist white cis gender patriarchal hitler rape culture fascist man's nightmare.

Oh No!

15 posted on 03/07/2018 4:04:39 PM PST by tinyowl (A is A)
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To: colorado tanker
I suppose this means the East Coast snowflakes will have to come up with an even more over the top, exaggerated name for this. Atomic bomb cyclone??

Shark-snow-nado.

’Nuff said!

Speaking of hype, when did we start naming nor’easters? When I was a kid, they were just “nor’easter’s”, they weren’t named like hurricanes.

And yes, we walked uphill both ways to school in the snow.

16 posted on 03/07/2018 4:05:29 PM PST by FourtySeven (47)
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"Oh the weather outside is frightening
there is thunder, snow, and lightning
and since we're safe in this room
Let it boom!  Let it boom!  Let it boom!  


17 posted on 03/07/2018 4:06:43 PM PST by Pray All Day ("Pray without ceasing." 1 Thessalonians 5:17)
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To: EdnaMode; left that other site; SaveFerris
What's in a Biblical 'misquote'? The lion and lamb dwell together in March:

March

Lion and Lamb

An English proverb describes typical March weather: (A Common Pennsylvania Saying)
March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.[d][24]

In the 19th century it was used as a prediction contingent on a year's early March weather:
If March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb.[25]

March thunderstorms

When March blows its horn, your barn will be filled with hay and corn.

"Blows its horn" refers to thunderstorms. While March thunderstorms indicate that the weather is unusually warm for that time of year (thunderstorms can occur only with a sufficiently large temperature difference between ground and sky and sufficient amounts of moisture to produce charge differential within a cloud).[26]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weather_lore#March_thunderstorms


18 posted on 03/07/2018 4:06:53 PM PST by Ezekiel ( All who mourn(ed!) the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: colorado tanker

Get ready for a new movies series. “SNOW SHARKS”!


19 posted on 03/07/2018 4:09:40 PM PST by TonyM (UPS)
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To: EdnaMode

It’s not even a Bomb Cyclone. What’s the big deal.


20 posted on 03/07/2018 4:10:20 PM PST by McGruff (It's time to investigate the investigators)
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