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Re: February 2021
« Reply #1365 on: February 27, 2021, 06:41:37 PM »
That sounds about right, since the TN state line goes pretty well straight due west, and the MO boot hill dips down and sits right across the river from NW TN.

But, the idea that one spot in TN is closer to Canada than the other end of the state is what I think a lot of people would find fairly surprising.
Memphis is closer to the Texas panhandle than to Mountain City.

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Re: February 2021
« Reply #1366 on: February 27, 2021, 06:50:58 PM »
That sounds about right, since the TN state line goes pretty well straight due west, and the MO boot hill dips down and sits right across the river from NW TN.

But, the idea that one spot in TN is closer to Canada than the other end of the state is what I think a lot of people would find fairly surprising.

Another one that is interesting is that Murphy, NC in the far SW corner of the state (covered by Morristown CWA by the way) is closer to either 6 or 7 other state capital cities than it is to Raleigh its capital city.   

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Re: February 2021
« Reply #1367 on: February 27, 2021, 06:53:32 PM »
The warmth is causing Paducah and Bowling Green to drop out of the Top 10 coldest February's but here is the crazy part.

If it wasn't for those 3 weeks in February Western/Central KY and adjacent parts of TN would finish this winter about 3 to 4 degrees above average (similar to 2018-19), but since that intense 3-week cold snap happened, they now will probably finish just about -0.5F to -1F for the winter.

The departure map for this winter is going to look funky with well above average along the West Coast, Northeast, Northern Plains, and a random blob of below average across the mid-section.         

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Re: February 2021
« Reply #1368 on: February 28, 2021, 02:18:40 PM »
Been a beautiful end to February here today.  Clouds have increased now, but still warm with the windows open.  75F in the late afternoon.

March about here.  Winter is packing it's bags, and leaving soon.  Still here for now, but it's setting it's sights on a cool vacay in the Southern Hemisphere. 
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Re: February 2021
« Reply #1369 on: February 28, 2021, 09:24:33 PM »
Another one that is interesting is that Murphy, NC in the far SW corner of the state (covered by Morristown CWA by the way) is closer to either 6 or 7 other state capital cities than it is to Raleigh its capital city.

Wow, that's crazy. Guessing Nashville, Atlanta, Columbia, Montgomery, Lexington and maybe Tallahassee or Charleston, WV?
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Re: February 2021
« Reply #1370 on: February 28, 2021, 10:18:14 PM »
Fun fact- the northeast tip of the state is closer to the Canadian border than it is to Memphis.
That's interesting but not all that surprising.  People are surprised sometimes to find out that Chicago is an 8 hour drive from Memphis.  We live in close relatively close proximity to some very cold regions but we are also slightly closer to the Gulf than those extremely cold areas.

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