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Mark
11-23-2005, 12:20 PM
This Afternoon: Partly cloudy, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a west wind between 17 and 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Thanksgiving Day: Partly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. North wind between 11 and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ifps/MapClick.php?site=LSX&llon=-90.839588&rlon=-90.022088&tlat=39.047917&blat=38.232917&map.x=70&map.y=81

Kevin
11-23-2005, 12:25 PM
Same here. Gonna move the cooker around to the south side of the house and build a plywood wind break after work this afternoon.

Arlin_MacRae
11-23-2005, 12:26 PM
Sounds like a Thanksgiving one year when I was out there freezing my a$$ off.

Don't forget - a smoker is a source of heat! <wink>

Good luck. Block that wind.

sfisch
11-23-2005, 12:37 PM
Heck, that ain't nothing. Its 28 out right now with winds blowing about 15-20 and its snowing sideways. Black ice all over the roads, glad I'm not making any long trips tonight or tomorrow.
Gonna fire the WSM up at about 5am, the low tonights supposed to be around 19.

ggeilman
11-23-2005, 12:37 PM
http://image.weather.com/web/blank.gifTomorrow's forecast for San Antonio:

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Partly CloudyHigh
84 F
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http://image.weather.com/web/blank.gifIntervals of clouds and sunshine. Warm. High 84F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

Jeff_in_KC
11-23-2005, 12:58 PM
Today in KC: Sunny and mid 60's but breezy (10-15 mph)

Tomorrow: Cloudy, cold. High in mid 40's BUT winds are lighter (5-10 mph)

I'll take the lighter winds tomorrow morning!!

icemn62
11-23-2005, 03:52 PM
Forcast for my area of the country for Thursday:

Hi of 71 and a low of 52. Sunny.

Happy Thanksgiving

Brauma
11-23-2005, 04:20 PM
My forecast for Oilville, VA:

Tonight: Rain likely and possibly mixed with snow before midnight, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low near 35. Southwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thanksgiving Day: Partly cloudy, with a high around 53. Breezy, with a west wind between 13 and 21 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. West wind between 7 and 14 mph.

I stocked up on Amoretta and beer today. Im thinking that will be on tap for the next 36 hours.

beerguy
11-23-2005, 04:25 PM
Gonna be about 70-73 in the kitchen in Fredericksburg tomorrow. After my bride puts the bird in the oven at 325 degrees for a few hrs, may have to open the kitchen window about 4 inches. Not knocking you guys that will be up at 5am, fighting the elements, just glad that our tradition here in Va is an oven cooked bird with too many trimmings and lots of family and brewskis.Here's thinkin of you all, hoping for your best bird ever, but as for me, I will enjoy my wifes smile knowing she has done another masterpiece in the kitchen with loads of gravy and leftover bird for sanmiches on Friday.
Happy Thanksgiving to all my brothers in smoke.

Rick

brdbbq
11-23-2005, 04:53 PM
Breezy today but I had Mexican for lunch. 78* tomorrow clear blue. Got to break out the sandals and brown socks.

BBQchef33
11-23-2005, 05:14 PM
herees where Chad chimes in.

80 degrees sunny with a breeze off the ocean, Tonight 70s winds 2-3mph, tomorrow
80 degrees sunny with a breeze off the ocean, Tonight 70s winds 2-3mph, tomorrow
80 degrees sunny with a breeze off the ocean, Tonight 70s winds 2-3mph, tomorrow
80 degrees sunny with a breeze off the ocean, Tonight 70s winds 2-3mph, tomorrow
80 degrees sunny with a breeze off the ocean, Tonight 70s winds 2-3mph, tomorrow
80 degrees sunny with a breeze off the ocean, Tonight 70s winds 2-3mph, tomorrow



38 here, no wind, but i still want to move. :evil:

colt45
11-23-2005, 05:33 PM
Breezy today but I had Mexican for lunch. 78* tomorrow clear blue. Got to break out the sandals and brown socks.

um... yikes... and it is supposed to be 80 here tomorrow as well... damn nice day for a beer and a day tending fire...

Jeff_in_KC
11-23-2005, 06:35 PM
Hey Phil... you're still welcome to come to Missouri and become a MoFo (ain't that just life's dream?)

alages
11-24-2005, 03:55 AM
Thanksgiving Morning at 5:00 AM in Pittsburgh, PA.
Cloudy with 1 to 2 inches of snow predicted.
Breezy with highs in the lower 30s (currently 32) and temps falling into the 20s this afternoon. West winds 20-25 with gusts up to 40MPH.
Wind chill factor in the single digits.

But we are SMOKIN!!!

Kevin
11-24-2005, 04:22 AM
Current conditions:
16 degrees, high today of 23
wind NNW @ 18mph with gusts to 32
Goin out to light the fire now.

But we are SMOKIN too!!!

brdbbq
11-24-2005, 05:40 AM
Currently the feel like is 38* bu tthe highj will be 72* I might have to put shorts on when I fry the three birds. Come 3PM have to watych Dallas have there ass handed to them. Be there or Be Square

sfisch
11-24-2005, 05:49 AM
The damn wind is blowing pretty hard, the wind chill is 4 right now and we got almost 2 inches of snow last night. I'm sneaking home from work in 10 mins to fire up the WSM. Think this will be a good test to see how the temps hold.
Oh, and for the record, don't have to lug a cooler around to keep the beer cold, just threw the case out onto the deck, hope it doesn't freeze!
Scott

Elkhound
11-24-2005, 05:53 AM
um... yikes... and it is supposed to be 80 here tomorrow as well... damn nice day for a beer and a day tending fire...

Don't forget the football !! Sweet Blue, a good brew, good eats. football and Texas. It don't get no better than that.

Neil
11-24-2005, 06:57 AM
The damn wind is blowing pretty hard, the wind chill is 4 right now and we got almost 2 inches of snow last night. I'm sneaking home from work in 10 mins to fire up the WSM. Think this will be a good test to see how the temps hold.
Oh, and for the record, don't have to lug a cooler around to keep the beer cold, just threw the case out onto the deck, hope it doesn't freeze!
Scott

Good to see another who isn't afraid to Q in the cold, wind, and snow. This is normal winter Q weather fo us MIFO's!!! Right now it is 21*F with a wind chill factor of +3*. Wind is 28mph out of NNW with gusts up to 55mph! The turkey went on the Weber Performer at 6:00 this morning and the fatties and ham went in the 'dera at the same time. Nu-temp just went off so I need to go add more wood to the 'dera.

sfisch
11-24-2005, 07:10 AM
Neil, what's worse, the weather or being forced to watch the Lions?

Neil
11-24-2005, 07:17 AM
I've never been forced to watch the Lions. Most of us in this corner of the state are Chicago fans.

brdbbq
11-24-2005, 07:20 AM
I think Neil over slept today.

sfisch
11-24-2005, 07:27 AM
Well there's only 1 of me and 2 bro-in-laws, think they can whoop me if I try to change the TV over to the food channel or worse yet they'll hide the beer's!!

Neil
11-24-2005, 07:28 AM
I think Neil over slept today.

I was up at 4:30 trying to get a fire started in 50+mph wind gusts!!!!

sfisch
11-24-2005, 07:38 AM
I was surprised how quickly my chimney took off, of course the winds helped alot I'm sure. Dumped it on a good sized bed of lump and it was up to 250 in about 10 mins. I would have bet with high winds the coals won't last as long, I closed the vents to about half. Gonna go home in about an hour and check on them.

Ron_L
11-24-2005, 12:49 PM
I was up at 4:30 trying to get a fire started in 50+mph wind gusts!!!!

Are you getting lake effect snow, Neil? The weather guy on WGN says that SW Michigan could get up to 18"!

racer_81
11-24-2005, 01:35 PM
I had to turn on the farking A/C today.

colt45
11-24-2005, 01:38 PM
I had to turn on the farking A/C today.

ditto... set it at 72 for the day... so it doesnt get hot... :).. oh wait... there is a cloud in the sky... hehe... some shade maybe? got a bunch of christmas lights hung today... worked up a good sweat... now time to start drinking (more) and watching the temps so I can finish this bird and make some ABTs...

Neil
11-25-2005, 08:23 AM
Are you getting lake effect snow, Neil? The weather guy on WGN says that SW Michigan could get up to 18"!

It was snowing horizontally all day long. So damn windy yesterday and last night, we don't have any snow on the ground! I think the last time the weather man was correct in forecasting precipitation for this area was in January of 1967.

Turkeys and ham turned out great as did everything else. I was able to maintain 220-250 temps in the bandera throughout the cook which really surprised me with all the high winds.

Mark
11-25-2005, 08:39 AM
I eneded up doin an all-nighter Wednesday night to Thursday morning given the warmer temps and lower winds. I slit one big-ass bird in 2 and smoked 4 pork tenderloins (well sprayed & wraped after about 8 hours then foiled. Smoke penetration was all the way through the pork and very moist. Turkey was nearly as good.

jminion
11-25-2005, 10:35 AM
Did 4 turkeys and a DrChicken ham, mid 40s no wind was a easy cook, I was just lacking sleep to make it a perfect day.