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Wade Joseph

First snow of the season pool

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Anyone care to start a pool on the first measureable snowfall?

Im going with Nov 9th.

(Wade I cleaned up your post a bit to be more user friendly sort to say. E-mail me with any questions. Northlander)

Im going with November 22nd. I hope its only a dusting. I want soom good cold ice making weather before we get any measurable snow. Northlander

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No takers?

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I think first measurable ice on fish lake would be more interesting. I also think the prize should be non-alcohol related so our under 21 FMers can jump in.

just a suggestion.

(I agree Quick. Northlander)

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Ok, no problem. But I preffer snow on the ground before ice gets made...then a period of no snow with good cold weather to make good clear ice.

How about a six pack of "beverage of winners choice"

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november 10

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Nov. 3 for deer season. Its been a few years since we had snow for opener.

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I hope we have a little of the white stuff on the ground for rifle opener. I will be optimistic and say Nov. 1, but then we don't need any until we get that good blue ice going so I can start chasing lakers and crappies. Also can't have freeze up be too early though so I can still duck hunt in Nov. I'm a hard guy to please!

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I pick this wed. thats what the forecats said grin.gif

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We atre talking measurable snow. I doubt anything soon will be able to measure.

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Doubting about measurable snow Steve-O? Come on man. We live in the North. We got our's last week don't ya remember? Oh yeah, you were'nt there. We were up in Saskatchewan. Snow . . Geese that is. Picture's to come soon grin.gif BC

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Ya I know we could have it before Holloween. Im just hoping we dont get too much.

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work for the weather in DSM iowa,,,--- you will get snow and measureable at that--- maybe a inch or two-- as even Iowa will get some frozen mix come thurs. The ground is still warm-- but with temps in the 20's,, it will gather on grassy areas etc. Thurs-Fri it may not climb above 32F as far south as Hinkley-Brainerd- line.

Could change--- but right now this air mass is looking pretty cold mid-OCT.

Muddy

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well it is going to be this week they say??? shocked.gifshocked.gifshocked.gifshocked.gif.

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I still doubt what we get around here will be "Measurable". I think the ground is still too warm to let what we get sit around too long.

Heck I still have to mow my grass 1 last time. mad.gif

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Yeah, I do too, just to mulch the leaves. I don't rake. The way I figure it, if God didn't want 'em on the ground, he wouldn't have put them there.

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I still say we only get 1-2" and none of it will stay long at all. It will be too wet. Now Ashland and south could get hammered.

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Looked outside a few minutes ago and there is white stuff on the ground. Not much just enough to cover the grass. Not mentally prepared for this frown.gif

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I'll be putting the plow on this morning! tongue.gif

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THIS IS TOURTURE!!!!! frown.giffrown.gifDeer are moving and im sitting in class up at the college. i need to winterize my boat yet or at least put it in the garage but hopefully that only takes 2 hrs so then i can skip my last class for a 1pm t odark stand sit!!!!!! grin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gif OR SHOULD I GO FOR THE NORTHENR DUCKS???!!! I DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! frown.giffrown.giffrown.giffrown.giffrown.giffrown.giffrown.gifconfused.gifconfused.gifblush.gifblush.gif

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When in doubt go fishing grin.gif

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We just got a light dusting here overnight, and now the sun's shining. Go figure.

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Just Rain in Superior and Duluth.

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1/4 inch on the ground and still comming. Doesn't look to stop until tomorrow.

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I just got new tires put on ...let it snow ....I will still be able to pull my self up the boat ramp when icecycles form on the prop

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