4-23-14

2 to 3 inches of new snow overnight and a 6 hour power outage.

Currently 25 degrees, cloudy and windy.

The plowed roads and parking areas are back to mud and will continue to stay that through the weekend with rain and snow in the forecast.

NWS Forecast:

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 9 to 14 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind 11 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
  • Friday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 63. East southeast wind 8 to 18 mph.
  • Friday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Saturday Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Saturday Night A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
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4-18-14

Currently 44 degrees, overcast and windy.

I’m starting to plow the roads beyond the barricades but the barricades are still in place. Do not drive past the barricades!

Getting around on snowmobiles or 4 wheelers is proving to be difficult. Many bare spots exist and the snow is soft and deep. With rain in the forecast it will make the roads almost impassable.

My suggestion is to wait for a week or two before coming up to your property.

NWS Forecast:

Today Scattered rain and snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

  • Tonight Scattered rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Saturday Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Saturday Night Scattered rain and snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Sunday Scattered rain and snow showers, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Sunday Night A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 20%

 

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4-13-14

3″ of new snow overnight.

Currently 33 degrees, clear and calm.

NWS Forecast:

Today Snow showers.  Temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. North wind 14 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

  • Tonight A 40 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. North northwest wind 12 to 17 mph becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 44. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of rain and snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51. South wind 8 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. New snow accumulation
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4-11-14

Currently 44 degrees, clear and breezy.

The plowed roads are muddy and rutted, all roads beyond the barricades are still snow packed with an occasional bare spot.

The barricades are still up!

DSC02458 DSC02466The parking areas are down to dirt and very muddy

DSC02460Yellow Pine from Wilderness

DSC02461Wilderness Road and Yellow Pine

DSC02467Pine Ridge and Pine Ridge Lane

DSC02464Foothill by lot 419

NWS Forecast :

Today Sunny, with a high near 57. South southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
  • Saturday Scattered rain and snow showers, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South southwest wind 10 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Saturday Night A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Sunday Snow showers likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Sunday Night A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 47.
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Roads 4-8-14

The muddy season is here.

Aspen road is the worst, 6″ ruts and lots of snow yet to come.DSC02455 DSC02454 DSC02456

The snow depth beyond the barricades is 24″ to 36″.

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NWS Forecast:

This Afternoon Sunny, with a high near 54. South southwest wind around 6 mph.

  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 29. South wind 5 to 14 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 22 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. West southwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
  • Thursday A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West southwest wind 8 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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My Mountain Family

I commonly refer to the members of Manor Lands as My Mountain Family.

Your outpouring of Kindness, Hugs, Prayers and support provided me and Andy’s family the strength that we needed to get through the most difficult time of our lives.

I truly feel I have an extended family at Manor Lands and want you all how much I appreciate your support.

Thank You.

The generous contributions to Andy’s memorial account will be used as an Education Fund for Oliver, Andy’s 4 year old son.

Thanks again

Jim

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Board Candidate Bio’s

Here are the bio’s for those running for a position on the Board:

Paul Valdez: Judy and I have always been two who love the outdoors. We were born and raised in Davis County, me in Layton and Judy in Clinton. Our passion has always been spending time out doors with our children. We enjoy camping and cooking laughing and playing and singing music around the campfire.
I served four years active duty from 1971 in the USAF during the Viet Nam Conflict then returned to Utah and became an Air Traffic Controller. After nine years, I left the Federal Aviation Administration and assumed a position at Hill AFB as a Program Manger primarily working in Foreign Military Sales. I served 37 years of Civilian Service. I resumed work as a contracted Logistician with Innovative Solutions Architect (ISA) whom I am currently employed as a Logistics Consultant. I am an Electronics Engineering Technician by trade with a degree from the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Academy in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. I attended Weber State for three years and one year of Technical School in the USAF.
We have two children both of whom love camping with their families and spend all their free time at Manor Lands. We have been spending our leisure time at Manor lands for over twenty years as friends and guest of the Dale Code family and now have our own campground. We look forward to our time spent in our little heaven, Manor Lands.

Scot Merrihew: My wife, Wanda and I along with Jay and Wendy Delia purchased our two lots, 507A and 618-1 in 2011. We have spent the last 3 years working to repair and improve our cabin and property as it had been neglected for several years. We really enjoy the area and people we have met in Manor Lands. My background: I currently work a VP of Operations for KIHOMAC in Layton, Utah. I’m also retired from the Air Force after serving 21 years as a Contracting Officer. We have lived in Utah for 14 years. I have Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management. I would have liked to have a few more years of experience in Manor Lands before serving, but fully understand the current challenges in getting volunteers. I’m willing to serve on the board as needed to help the association.

Todd Stanger: My family has owned our lot (842) for over 40 years and have always enjoyed spending time in Manor Lands. My father (Fred Stanger) purchased the lot in the early 70′s and I was raised spending most of the summer at the cabin. Now that he has passed on he has left us with his legacy and a great place to build memories with our family. We are willing to help where we can in order to keep Manor Lands as wonderful as it has always been.

Richard Barrett: My name is Richard Barrett and I am runing for the board , I have been a ” long time member ” of Manorlands , in our spring newsletter for 2014 I was listed on the board candidate biographies , my biography was short and sweet and matter of affact , I have worked for a small and very successful family business for 42 years , I wear many hat’s , including purchasing , safety regulations , code in all aspects , plant manager , and human relations . When I purchased my cabin you could not see it from the road nor could I see the road from my cabin , thank you Mountain Pine Bettle . I have seen Manorlands Board of directors past make horrible mistakes and judgment , Ive seen Manorlands board of directors present proceed to make things better for all of us . I would like to be part of the present . I hope to see you at the meeting , Richard

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Jim’s sons obituary

Those wishing to make donations in the memory of Jim’s son Andy, please follow the instructions in Andy’s obituary which can be found at: http://www.lindquistmortuaries.com/obits/obituary.php?id=461632

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Sorrow

Everyone, we recently found out that Jim’s son had recently passed away. I have given Jim some extra time off to prepare for his son’s funeral. Anyone wishing to help contribute please get in touch with me.

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3-28-14

4 to 5 inches of new snow in the past 24 hours.

Currently 17 degrees, mostly cloudy and breezy.

NWS Forecast:

Today Snow showers likely before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Wind chill values as low as -1. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
  • Saturday Night A 50 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Sunday Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 43. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 26 mph becoming west 14 to 19 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Sunday Night Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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