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Can it come soon enough?
 
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Old 08-01-11, 04:43 PM
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Their lows are our highs!! But we're 2000 feet higher, too.
It is terrible, the heat wave they are going through.
 
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Old 08-01-11, 04:57 PM
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Hey...per my weather station this morning...it was 82 and over 60%. You dunno what thats like when you are used to 95-105 and 7%....night and day my friends...night and day.

I felt pity for my old neighbors back in VA the other day...around 2 PM it was supposed to be over 100 and over 80%....OMG! I remember it...but I don't miss it. Leave the house...go to your car and drive somewhere with A/C. It was like walking into a wet sauna fully clothed. Almost impossible to do anything outside unless you were very acclimated to it.
 
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100-102 here for the last few weeks but at least the humidity is in the low 50's.
 

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Lord! I can't wait till this stupid season ends!!! <--- me outside.
 
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I had to turn up the heat this morning, 65 degrees inside.
 
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I always say, in winter you can bundle up, but in summer, you can get just so nekkid before they arrest you. I agree Scott, I hate summer. Waitin' on cooler wx.
 
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Love summer. Good for business.
 
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I put up with cold weather eight months of the year here, I'm not going to complain for even one second, no matter how hot and humid it gets.
 
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I get a little cranky when the dewpoint reaches 80F. There's something wrong when a warm can of pop is still cold enough to sweat.
 
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TG, how could it be good on business?? We have all the snowbirds up here, clogging our roads up and clogging their arteries with fried chicken
 
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I've been in the garage (90 inside) all day and it doesn't feel half bad.
 
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Neighbor has been working on his roof all day. The temperature has been in the low hundreds. It was re-roofed by a relative ($7000) and has been leaking ever since. I hope he doesn't run into the relative at the ice house tonight.

For those who don't speak local an ice house is a neighborhood bar. A hundred plus years ago an ice house owner got the idea to keep beer with his ice and the rest was history.
 
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Neighbor has been working on his roof all day. The temperature has been in the low hundreds.
...wonders to himself how scuffed up those shingles are if he has been on the roof in this kind of weather...
 
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...wonders to himself how scuffed up those shingles are if he has been on the roof in this kind of weather...
Believe it or not the original builders put a near flat tar roof on a one story house so no shingles. Fearing the Tom Sawyer Principle I didn't ask many questions or get to close.
 
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Baldwin -

If you are from the northern tier, you do not have the extremes (heat) and expect the usual predictable cold. I remember driving to work routinely to a construction site where the official site temperarture site has a low of -52F and 4 months later we had 90F. I still could not get the conditions for tomato plants to produce.

You are just voluntarily living in the "Theater of Seasons" and it will change in a day or two. You learn very quickly and I have learned that over 50 years of traveling and moving and it is really very entertaining if you have a heated garage and 4WD that goes into 4WD once or twice a year. I just went through the cycle from 90F and 95F humidity (miserable) to 75F and 45% humidity (comfortable, but I had to water the tomato plants because of the growth).

I have learned that weather is really a state of mind that controls immediate reactions, that can be too soon and cost money. Since you cannot control them, just adapt and enjoy the entertainment and avoid the sensationalistic TV weather forecasts.

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You are just voluntarily living in the "Theater of Seasons" and it will change in a day or two.
Yes I am and I wouldn't give up our four seasons for anything. I P&M about the weather but who doesn't? Actually, this thread was about the people getting toasted in the south. I don't know how they can take it.

Growing up and living where I do, Duluth and Da Range, I can't imagine how people can decorate their Christmas tree then go out and cut the grass. Come on, if the snow isn't up to your neck it's not Christmas.
 
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