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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #675 on: October 29, 2021, 09:16:03 AM »
Sunny, cool, in the 40s, but not cold.

The earth's still warm so the cold air hasn't been able to take over yet.

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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #676 on: October 30, 2021, 07:27:17 AM »
Yikes!

As long as you turn around and don't try to drive through...!

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Fortunately multiple but longer ways home.  Major highway, though, so a very long line of cars trying to do the same. Someday maybe the state highway dept will rent a sign so we could turn around earlier.

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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #677 on: November 03, 2021, 06:16:08 AM »
Chilly and overcast, with a slow rain.  We were needing some rain.  Non-destructive rainy weather is always good.
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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #678 on: November 03, 2021, 10:29:12 AM »
Got our first frost overnight.

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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #679 on: November 03, 2021, 11:50:57 AM »

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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #680 on: November 06, 2021, 12:11:00 PM »
There was a heavy frost/freeze last night.  It looked like snow on the ground when I got up around 7 this morning!

Indian summer this week:  back up into the upper 60s/low 70s in the daytime. 

(ETA:  apologies if that is an offensive term. Is it?  I've been reading a lot of 19th C work recently, and it just occurred to me that I might need to apologize for it.  Still, it just evokes the perfect shorthand description for this time of year.)
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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #681 on: November 22, 2021, 08:39:41 AM »
Sunny and  mild out today.  We had storms yesterday evening.  I had to drive through the storms for over an hour trying to get home.  It was probably the worst rain I've ever had to drive through.  Visibility was so poor that I was not sure when I drove over a major river bridge.  It's one of the few times I have heard thunder while driving down the highway.  I was thankful to pull in at home!
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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #682 on: November 22, 2021, 08:52:51 AM »
There was a heavy frost/freeze last night.  It looked like snow on the ground when I got up around 7 this morning!

Indian summer this week:  back up into the upper 60s/low 70s in the daytime. 

(ETA:  apologies if that is an offensive term. Is it?  I've been reading a lot of 19th C work recently, and it just occurred to me that I might need to apologize for it.  Still, it just evokes the perfect shorthand description for this time of year.)

That's come to my mind lately as well, being in an area where the suggestion it conveys of an extended, summer-y fall is very apt.

I just looked it up. Good article here:

   https://slate.com/human-interest/2016/10/lets-choose-a-new-name-for-indian-summer.html

It suggests, "Second summer," "Badger summer," and "Lay summer" as some alternatives, and gives a very interesting literary excavation as to the phrase's known sources.

If I were teaching American literature, I know what opener I'd be using for my classes right about now...but I realize not all situations allow us to do everything we'd like to do....

;--}

Anyway, glad to know there are alternatives to consider.

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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #683 on: November 23, 2021, 06:57:30 PM »
Cold temps overnight! The Hypothermia Alert was activated in DC last night and again tonight.

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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #684 on: November 26, 2021, 10:12:34 AM »
High winds today!

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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #685 on: November 26, 2021, 10:18:09 AM »
The wind just picked up as the forecasted cold front is arriving, and it’s snowing in the higher elevations nearby.
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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #686 on: November 26, 2021, 10:59:08 AM »
Cool enough, and the ground's now chilly enough, that I'm re-considering going out whenever the temps get fairly low....do NOT want to deal with ice, injuries, etc., although as long as one is careful...should be OK.

It was supposed to rain/snow last night and today, but it looks pretty innocuous now; there was a sheen on the streets earlier this AM but that seems to be gone again.

Oh, well, we can't all be Harvey Lenoard....

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Re: What's your weather?
« Reply #687 on: November 26, 2021, 11:26:31 AM »
We've had tons of rain, and more is on the way
ay. But for now, it's sunny.

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