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Old 09-24-2009, 06:06 AM   #821
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After the summer drought, all of the grass in parks, fields, and vacant lots was brown. Rains began last week, and overnight everything is green again! Whoopee!
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Old 09-24-2009, 06:17 AM   #822
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If I keep repeating "It will not snow or freezing rain near the Ontario shore of Lake Erie this winter" will it happen?
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If I keep repeating "It will not snow or freezing rain near the Ontario shore of Lake Erie this winter" will it happen?
What is this thing you call "snow"?

Ahhh...fall in TX, when the leaf falls from a tree....
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Ahhh...fall in TX, when the leaf falls from a tree....
It was 56 here when I woke up this morning. And the heater -- yes, the *heater* -- kicked in for a few minutes. In Texas. In September.
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It was 56 here when I woke up this morning. And the heater -- yes, the *heater* -- kicked in for a few minutes. In Texas. In September.
Nothing boring about Texas weather this year! That's outrageous. Bet it feels good after being cooked alive for three months, though.
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Bet it feels good after being cooked alive for three months, though.
Suffice it to say that I haven't heard any complaining. The only thing is that it was a bit of a hassle to go into the garage yesterday to pull out some fall and winter clothing we don't normally pull out until November.
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Today I actually put on a long-sleeved flannel shirt.
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Yep Zig and IP, the long sleeved flannel shirt days are starting. Now for the next 6 months that's all I'll see DH wear...
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Yeah, it's getting chilly here on the Eastern Shore, too. I put on socks a couple of days ago.
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Still running the AC during the day and swimming in the back yard. Open doors and windows at night finally! Autumn will be here soon and the birds will be back from up north. I will be going for my walks there very soon!
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It was 56 here when I woke up this morning. And the heater -- yes, the *heater* -- kicked in for a few minutes. In Texas. In September.

I refuse to turn the heat on until October. That'll be difficult since tuesday night/wednesday morning will get down to ~36 degrees
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What is this thing you call "snow"?

Ahhh...fall in TX, when the leaf falls from a tree....

Snow is the white frozen stuff I put up with to avoid excessive summer heat that would imprision me indoors. I don't function well if it is over 75.
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What is this thing you call "snow"?

Ahhh...fall in TX, when the leaf falls from a tree....

I always thought fall in Texas is what the rest of the US called winter...
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What is this thing you call "snow"?

Ahhh...fall in TX, when the leaf falls from a tree....
Ask anyone who lives in Redfield NY... Check out the picture at the upper left side of this page. 310 inches of snow and counting in Redfield | NBC-WKTV News Channel 2 - News, Weather, Sports - Utica, New York | Local News
The good news is I don't live there.
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Looks like they should have named it Whitefield...
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Looks like they should have named it Whitefield...

not me I would call it hell... but what do I know?
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Looks like they should have named it Whitefield...
And if that Redfield picture wasn't bad enough...
Note the rows for daily or multiple day accumulations. Look at what happened to Hooker NY in the month of January 1978.
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I refuse to turn the heat on until October. That'll be difficult since tuesday night/wednesday morning will get down to ~36 degrees
Might be time to change that to, "I refuse to turn the heat on until October, or until I cannot sleep due to the cold." A working man needs to get some sleep.
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Might be time to change that to, "I refuse to turn the heat on until October, or until I cannot sleep due to the cold." A working man needs to get some sleep.
Good idea. There's going to be a windchill of 33 degrees tuesday morning and 26 degrees wednesday morning when I get out of w*rk at 5am. I'll go home and turn the heat on right away so that it's at a reasonable temp by the time I finish breakfast so I can go to sleep.
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10 days ago it was +32C (89F). Today, &%^$%$@%% snow. It melted on landing but WTF? We don't get permanent snow here until late Oct.
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