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New England Monsoon Season!

By: masshysteria, 8:38 AM GMT on February 24, 2010

WEDS., MARCH 31, 2010

THE RAIN HAS FINALLY CEASED AND WE'RE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING OVERCAST 46 DEGREE WEATHER!! YEAH! IT SEEMS THAT OUR WEATHER FORECAST WILL BE PICKING UP THROUGH THIS WEEKEND WITH THE RETURN OF SUNNY SKIES AND TEMPS REACHING NEAR 80 F IN SPOTS!!! IF ONLY WE COULD GET THIS TO STICK AROUND TILL FALL!

HERE'S A LINK TO MOST OF THE MASSACHUSETTS RIVERS AND STREAMS EXPECTING TO EXCEED FLOOD STAGE SOMETIME TONIGHT OR EARLY AM TOMORROW! Link

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED, HERE'S ANOTHER LINK PROVIDED BY WBZ.COM FOR THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF RAINFALL THAT OCCURRED IN MASS, RI AND NH. SURPISINGLY, THEY LEFT OUT CT. SO. KINGSTON, RI (WHICH IS LOCATED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STATE) IS THE HIGHEST WITH 9.97" OR RAINFALL!
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President Obama signed off on diaster relief for those Mass. residents affected by the previous end of February Nor'Easter. I believe he'll do the same for this one as well. I realize how frustrating it must be to wait and deal with the beauracracy of it all.


WESTERN ESSEX COUNTY, MA

The Spicket River in Methuen is once again predicted to exceed flood stage by one foot 2:00 am Thursday, April 1st. Not a great April Fools Day Joke! I really feel for my neighbors who own an establishment downtown that's right adjacent to it!! They had to remodel after the great flood of 2006 and now this!!

Forecast for Western Essex from Wunderground.com

Updated: 10:27 am EDT on March 31, 2010

This Afternoon
Cloudy with a slight chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Patchy fog. Near steady temperature in the mid 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the evening. Near steady temperature around 40. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. Not as cool with highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 40. Southeast winds around 5 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable.
Friday
Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph...becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s.
Saturday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
Sunday
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.





DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME








What else can one say about this miserable weather we've beeing having lately??








THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL WEATHER MAP


AND THE SMALL NATIONAL WEATHER MAP



OFFICIALLY SPRING, SAT. MARCH 20, 2010 AT 1:32 PM





Wishing you a wonderful day and the hope for a beautiful SPRING!



Friday, March 12, 2010 - This great video is courtesy of OGAL and is perfect for those of us biding our time till SPRING! THANKS OGAL IT'S A HOOT!! EVERYBODY SING!



March 16-20, 2010 - Major Nor'easter producing approx. 11" of rainfall and subsequent flooding to nearby rivers and streams.





Weds., March 17, 2010 - St. Patty's Day!

Donnegal, Ireland - County and country of my paternal ancestry



Michael Flately eat your heart out! LOL's!



Mon., March 15, 2010

ACCORDING TO AN OFFICIAL LOCAL WEATHERFORECASTER, WE'VE HAD APPROXAMITELY 11 INCHES OF RAINFALL ALTOGETHER (SAT.-MON.)


Monday, March 1, 2010



HOPEFULLY, IT'LL LEAVE LIKE A LAMB!

Baaaa-Humbug!


Tuesday, March 2, 2010


1917 - 3-02-10

Former Top Boston Meteorologist, Don Kent, has passed away today at the age of 92. He joined a top local radio station in 1951 and moved to TV in 1955 to become Boston's
first TV weatherman. I grew up watching him on television and loved his demeanor, reassurance and delivery.
I will never forget in the late 70's when a malfunction in the mechanical maps they used then, caused one of the most famous recorded on-air bloopers of all time. The maps kept closing in and out uncontrollably. Don never waivered throughout his broadcast, taking his trusty pointer and tried to catch an area on the map as it went by. The anchormen were literally crying, heads down on the anchor desk, from laughing so hard. In his own self-deprecating way, Don stated in the end that it probably would make the station's Christmas blooper reel. This reel actually made it onto a nationally broadcast blooper show in recent years, and it still made me fall down laughing.
A wonderful moment in history.

Today, I feel like Boston has lost an old family member and/or wonderful friend in spite of the fact that he officially retired in 1983. Nevertheless, he had a good life and continued to follow his craft and charitable work well into retirement years. May he RIP. -- Mass.

Updated: 8:10 PM GMT on May 09, 2011

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Some PitfallsTowards Spring'!

By: masshysteria, 6:12 AM GMT on February 02, 2010


MON., FEB. 22, 2010 - WASHINGTON'S OFFICIAL BIRTHDAY



George Washington (February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799)

WEDS., FEB. 17, 2010 -- ASH WEDNESDAY



TUES., FEB. 16, 2010 - LAISSEZ LE BON TEMPS ROULER NOLA!!



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010 IS PRESIDENTS DAY (USA)WHICH FOR SOME IS A DAY OFF!

Presidents Day Comments and Graphics for MySpace, Tagged, Facebook
Comments and Graphics - Layouts - Photobucket

FEBRUARY 12, 2010 - LINCOLN'S OFFICIAL BIRTHDAY



Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865)

February 14, 2010 - VALENTINES DAY

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Lyrics to "THE ROSE"

Some say love it is a river
that drowns the tender reed
Some say love it is a razer
that leaves your soul to bleed

Some say love it is a hunger
an endless aching need
I say love it is a flower
and you it's only seed

It's the heart afraid of breaking
that never learns to dance
It's the dream afraid of waking that never takes the chance
It's the one who won't be taken
who cannot seem to give
and the soul afraid of dying that never learns to live

When the night has been too lonely
and the road has been too long
and you think that love is only
for the lucky and the strong
Just remember in the winterfar beneath the bitter snows
lies the seed
that with the sun's love
in the spring
becomes the rose


WHERE LOVE BEGINS




SUN., FEB. 7, 2010 - CONGRATS NO SAINTS SUPERBOWL CHAMPS AND WHO DAT NATION!!! FINAL SCORE 31-17 OVER THE COLTS!!! WHOO-WHOO!!!

COVER OF THE TIMES-PICAYUNE COURTESY OF WU'S TOP SAINTS FAN, PATRAP!!




JANUARY 12, 2010 - DEVASTATING HAITIAN EARTHQUAKE!

NEVER FORGET HAITI AND DONATE WHEN YOU CAN TO ANY ONE OF THE REPUTABLE SITES LISTED ON MY PREVIOUS BLOGSITE! JUST CLICK ON THIS LINK: Link


A PRAYER FOR HAITI BY BOB SALO
Beautiful artwork of the true essence of the Haitian people.Link



Updated: 8:31 AM GMT on February 24, 2010

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Elevation: 114 ft
Temperature: 56.0 °F
Dew Point: 55.0 °F
Humidity: 96%
Wind: 6.0 mph from the ENE
Wind Gust: 12.0 mph
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