We lost again....good grief, but the game deserves an honorable mention for the best of 2009. I'm speaking of the USA vs Canada game on Thursday night at the World Junior Hockey Championships. Team USA was ahead 4-2 with roughly 10 minutes left to play and appeared to be in control. One even strength and one shorthanded goal later the game was tied at 4. All three hosers Canadians scored in the shootout, and the comeback was complete. It was a great game, and I can only hope that the Americans get a chance for redemption in the medal round.
I looked at January weather statistics for Pittsburgh in recent years, as well as the climate forecasts for this year and came up with what I think will be a good forecast for January 1st. This year is the beginning of a La Nina climate cycle, which means average temperatures and slightly above average precipitation for the Pittsburgh area. I'm also taking into account the recent storm activity and the lake effect snows which have been really cranking over the last few weeks.
I'm going to call for high temperatures slightly below freezing, with a stiff wind from the NW (10-12mph). For the game, more clouds than sun, chance of some sort of frozen precipitation, 60%.
I'm thirty something, married, and am in the process of moving from Baltimore to Phoenix. I currently work in IT, but am transitioning to a telecom voice centered role. This blog is my way of sharing that experience.