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Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:21 PM

Oklahoma City projected to hit record high of 114 degrees this afternoon.

Perfectly normal.

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Reply Oklahoma City projected to hit record high of 114 degrees this afternoon. (Original post)
onehandle Aug 2012 OP
Firebrand Gary Aug 2012 #1
Berlum Aug 2012 #5
Fumesucker Aug 2012 #2
solara Aug 2012 #6
RebelOne Aug 2012 #10
solara Aug 2012 #19
Fumesucker Aug 2012 #12
Berlum Aug 2012 #3
plcdude Aug 2012 #4
hatrack Aug 2012 #7
ananda Aug 2012 #9
B Calm Aug 2012 #8
Sentath Aug 2012 #13
B Calm Aug 2012 #14
TheMastersNemesis Aug 2012 #11
hatrack Aug 2012 #15
msongs Aug 2012 #16
TheMastersNemesis Aug 2012 #17
Mortos Aug 2012 #18

Response to onehandle (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:24 PM

1. Ironically isn't James Inhofe the Senior Senator from Oklahoma?

His state is a kiln, while he is denying climate change? That about sums it up!

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Response to Firebrand Gary (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:28 PM

5. Imhofe is another bought and sold Repulican stooge

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:26 PM

2. Yeah, but it's a dry heat..

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #2)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:52 PM

6. Unfortunately it isn't a dry heat at all

Oklahoma is one of the most humid places I have ever lived.

Go figure.

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Response to solara (Reply #6)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:04 PM

10. Well, then you have never lived in South Florida.

Go outside and you will be dripping with sweat in 5 minutes. Two showers a day is normal. I lived there most of my life until I wised up and moved to North Georgia, just outside of Atlanta. People up here complain of the humidity in the summer, and I tell them that they do not know what real humidity is like. Just go to South Florida.

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Response to RebelOne (Reply #10)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 03:41 PM

19. Yes I have heard that about South Florida..

So, after South Florida, I truly believe Chicago is the worst with regards to humidity in the summer with Oklahoma and Missouri coming close behind. After washing my hair I usually let it dry naturally, but it was an impossibility when I lived in Chicago - it just stayed wet until I used a blow dryer.

I'm glad I live in dry heat now.. it's pretty hot but even in monsoon season the weather does not really become all that humid though many have noticed that is slowly changing too. I am wondering if climate change will eventually create a tropical Southwest.






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Response to solara (Reply #6)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:05 PM

12. We had 107 here the other day and we get Gulf humidity too, it's miserable..

Take care of yourself..



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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:27 PM

3. "This is all in their imagination." - Rush Limbaugh (R - Propagandist)

"And as long and my Republican-corporate 1% puppet masters keep shoveling $50 million a year into my Swiss Bank Accounts and Cayman Islands Republican tax havens, I will keep (smirk) saying it: You smelly Okie Proles are just imagining this shit. Smirk."

- Rush Limbaugh (R - Tax & Draft Dodger)

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:28 PM

4. It is

hotter than I can ever remember.

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:59 PM

7. Nothing to see here, Consumer - move along!

Oh, and it hit 121F yesterday in Freedom, OK.

This, btw, is the hottest temperature ever recorded in the state, surpassing even old Dust Bowl records.

Or, to put it more succinctly, Freedom fries.

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Response to hatrack (Reply #7)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:01 PM

9. Well, they're definitely fryin freedom on OK.

Go Sooners, you gotta be best at something.

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:01 PM

8. Sounds more like Tucson, Arizona weather.

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Response to B Calm (Reply #8)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:06 PM

13. I don't know about Tucson

But, over the last few days my corner of KS has been warmer than my brother's house in Phoenix.

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Response to Sentath (Reply #13)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:12 PM

14. My dad retired to Tucson. I had to go

there for my step moms funeral in August one year. It was like 115 degrees everyday we were there. Dad kept telling us kids, but there is no humidity. He was right, but god almighty you needed gloves just to open the car doors, screw that!

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:04 PM

11. They Will Never Get It Even At 121 degrees. .

If you look at the drought plus the temps and you see desert insects like tarantulas and scorpions thriving in east Texas it should be obvious that these two states could become deserts in the future. Think about it. Texas lost over 1 million trees last year. The also suffered huge wildfires. It may not officially be desert yet, but such a scenario could be on its way.

The Problem now is that we cannot reverse the effects of global warming and that is exactly what it is. Climate change is nothing but a politically correct term that is meant to hide the real truth.

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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Reply #11)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:13 PM

15. It's worse than that - Texas lost something like a billion trees last year

This year's been comparatively mild until the last week or so, but Texas doesn't really get seriously roasting until August and September during most years anyway.

I think Wichita Falls hit 118F yesterday IIRC.

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:17 PM

16. shocking news, temperatures equal to those of 1936 strike OK as summer occurs nt

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:21 PM

17. The Most Shocking Temperatures In North Africa

There was a post on the net about some of the hottest temperatures on the planet. Apparently there is place in North Africa where temps of 159 degrees have been recorded. And people live in the area too. 160 degrees is medium well for beef on your grill.

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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Reply #17)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:34 PM

18. Highest recorded temp on earth was 136 in Africa in 1922, no place not on fire has ever hit 159.

I am sitting at m y house in Choctaw, OK today and went outside to water the chickens. The grass is dead and crispy. The chickens are panting in the shade and it is supposed to hit 112 here today. I don't like it one bit.

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