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Old 06-30-2009, 08:05 PM   #521
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A breeze came in, had to add a polo shirt over the tanktop.
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It was 95 with a heat index over 100 when I got to w*rk yesterday. Humidity was very high. Because of the heat from the machines, the temp in my work area is even higher. After 10 miutes my shirt was soaked with sweat. After 5 hrs, I literaly thought I was going to die. I was bent over trying to breathe and had a killer heat-induced headache. I don't know how I made it through 12 hrs. Luckily i'm off today and tomorrow. Friday will only be 5 degrees(or less) cooler than yesterday so i'm going to spend more time in the breakroom. I'll take a "note to file" for excessive break time if they really want to give me one.
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The high for tomorrow is supposed to be 85.
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103 today, 103 forecast for tomorrow. Predictions are next week it will start getting hot...
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Just for you Wahoo, I'll stand outside tomorrow and blow really hard in your direction...maybe I can get that cold front closer to your abode.
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high of 82 tomorrow and very dry right now. That's almost too chilly for the kids to go swimming. Where are those 90+ degree 95% humidity days when you need them?
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103 today, 103 forecast for tomorrow. Predictions are next week it will start getting hot...
You made me go look at the forecast and my wish has come true. We're getting a cool front on Monday, the highs will be in the mid-90's all next week. Time to break out the jackets.

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90 something tomorrow. Do my business in the morning. Hunker down in the high heat periods.
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Better enjoy your summer! Both weeks of it.
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high of 82 tomorrow and very dry right now. That's almost too chilly for the kids to go swimming. Where are those 90+ degree 95% humidity days when you need them?
I see what you mean. It's 71 here and the window can be only cracked open rather than wide open. How we long for the 73 in Martha's North Country.
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I see what you mean. It's 71 here and the window can be only cracked open rather than wide open. How we long for the 73 in Martha's North Country.
Looks like it won't break 77 degrees here today. I guess that makes up for the upper 90's we had back in early May.
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Summer broke out yesterday......no rain, full sunshine, low 80s...after a cold cloudy 4th of July.
The boat was taken out for a spin and I actually used sunscreen. Lake water is still too cold to swim, even for me.
72F today, no rain but clouds forming.
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We have 2-3 extra months we might be willing to donate to the cause...
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Got my first "summer" electric bill. It wasn't as bad as I thought....
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Got my first "summer" electric bill. It wasn't as bad as I thought....
Don't worry - - we have two or three more months for it to rise. Mine was only $74.40, but it was automatically deducted from my bank account on June 17th so I am expecting the next one to go up.

We have 70% chance of rain today!! Oh, joy! It is supposed to really cool things down a lot and I am looking forward to that. The 4th was really hot and muggy. Today, I even brought my umbrella to work in anticipation.
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Don't worry - - we have two or three more months for it to rise. Mine was only $75 or so, but I got it half a month ago so I am expecting the next one to go up.

We have 70% chance of rain today!! Oh, joy! It is supposed to really cool things down a lot and I am looking forward to that. The 4th was really hot and muggy. Today, I even brought my umbrella to work in anticipation.
Gadzooks...$75! That's about what it costs to cool my laundry room.

Congrats on the rain...we got a few sprinkles and cooler temps yesterday.
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Got my first "summer" electric bill. It wasn't as bad as I thought....
The municipal utility bill we just received was $214, with about $135 of that being electricity (our city buys wholesale power from the LCRA and it currently costs us about 11 cents per KWh). And that was almost worst-case in terms of kilowatt-hours used. This month may be a little worse, but probably not THAT much worse.

The front near us, as usual, stalled out just north of us. The folks about 50 miles north of us don't seem to be having much of a drought compared to us further south.
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Don't worry - - we have two or three more months for it to rise. Mine was only $74.40, but it was automatically deducted from my bank account on June 17th so I am expecting the next one to go up.
$114 for me. Small house too, but very old and energy inefficient. But the weather is great! We got rain last night and early this morning. First rain since right before Memorial weekend. More possible later today.
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Gadzooks...$75! That's about what it costs to cool my laundry room.
Ah, if only I *had* a laundry room to cool! The washer and dryer in my (probably smaller) 1558 square foot house are located in a closet just for them. Also, I might have been accidently cheating! I corrected my post to point out that my $74.40 bill was deducted automatically from my bank account on June 16th, so probably it covered more May than June temperatures. When I get home, I'll check.

Another factor is that temperatures at my work are utterly frigid. So, when I come home each day, I turn the thermostat from 85 to 78 or so, change into loose cotton shorts and t-shirt, get a tall glass of ice water, and enjoy thawing out. Then at bedtime I turn it down to 74.

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Congrats on the rain...we got a few sprinkles and cooler temps yesterday.
So far, nothing but sunbeams, though there are some cumulus clouds up there. Hoping...
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