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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #70 on: January 12, 2018, 10:13:58 pm »
Facebook just reminded me of this picture I took looking out the front door.



That picture reminds me of one winter when I went out the back door and walked to the front sidewalk to get the mail as I usually do. Halfway there I got whacked on the back of the head by a big, heavy icicle. I looked up and wasn't a single icicle hanging from the eaves. I looked at the front of the house and there were no icicles there either. Ditto the back of the house. I didn't see fallen icicles in the snow or broken pieces on the driveway either, except right at my feet. I didn't check the other side of the house but the facts were plain to see. The only icicle on my house stayed there until the exact moment I walked under it.
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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #70 on: January 12, 2018, 10:13:58 pm »

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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #71 on: January 13, 2018, 08:06:14 am »
Facebook just reminded me of this picture I took looking out the front door.



I forgot to add that was 7 years ago.  2011.   I remind everyone who is bemoaning climate change that weather patterns come around in cycles.  We've just had some milder one the past couple of years.
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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #72 on: January 13, 2018, 08:59:16 am »
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 The only icicle on my house stayed there until the exact moment I walked under it.
Glad to find out I am not the only one like that.   :'(

I forgot to add that was 7 years ago.  2011.   I remind everyone who is bemoaning climate change that weather patterns come around in cycles.  We've just had some milder one the past couple of years.

From a winter standpoint.  Back 4-5 years ago we had ferocious drought and summer evening temps over 110 for a 1/2 hour after dark!  I think I prefer the 110....

We're going back down to single digits Monday and Tuesday...something I'm not looking forward to.
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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #73 on: January 13, 2018, 10:33:27 pm »
Glad to find out I am not the only one like that.   :'(

From a winter standpoint.  Back 4-5 years ago we had ferocious drought and summer evening temps over 110 for a 1/2 hour after dark!  I think I prefer the 110....

We're going back down to single digits Monday and Tuesday...something I'm not looking forward to.

You can keep the 110 degree heat to yourself. I'll take my chances with the attack of the killer icicles. I don't know why we were singled out. If the temperature outside is equal to room temperature in a building with functioning HVAC I'm happy. If it gets too cold out I can put more clothes on, but if it gets too hot out I can't take anything off. Have I mentioned getting arrested for creating a public nuisance? Clothing was not optional.  :-[  It's down to -1 tonight and back up to the mid-40s next weekend.
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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #74 on: January 17, 2018, 11:47:36 pm »
I was checking the news before bedtime and saw that there was more snow and ice on the roads in Texas and Louisiana than there was here in Michigan. Be safe out there people.
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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #75 on: January 18, 2018, 02:21:28 pm »
Monday is supposed to be mid-40s with a 90% chance of rain. That will get rid of some of the snow around here.
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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #76 on: January 18, 2018, 03:02:07 pm »
suitable amounts of crow being added to my plate.... 25 last night on the minimum registering grove thermometer.... 8)

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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #77 on: January 18, 2018, 07:07:04 pm »
22 in south GA with wcf in the teens.....supposed to be 70 next Monday.
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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #78 on: January 19, 2018, 06:53:10 am »
In the Tampa/St. Pete area, we had black ice on the Veteran's Expressway, yesterday.  Id resulted in a couple of accidents.

The weather station module beside my bed tells me inside/outside temperatures, humidity, barometric pressure, rain predictions, etc.  Yesterday morning I learned it also has an "ice alert" function.  Who knew?

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Re: Miserable Cold
« Reply #79 on: January 19, 2018, 07:17:17 am »


Warming again...