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pipi_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-05-10 05:52 PM
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56. Last year we had the heat on in mid-July here
in Mass because it was so cold and rainy.

Today it was near 100 down in the big city, although "only" 86 at my house (20 miles away, in the woods, 1300 ft elevation)

Tomorrow supposed to be worse.

This is more like the summers we used to have 20+ years ago.
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  -Ok, now this is just freakin' ABNORMAL..... kestrel91316  Jul-05-10 01:38 PM   #0 
  - Great isn't it? I always get a lot of garden work done when  Cleita   Jul-05-10 01:40 PM   #1 
  - I can't enjoy it. My hands are too numb to type.  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 01:41 PM   #3 
  - Meanwhile, NYC is 100 today.  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-05-10 01:41 PM   #2 
  - not abnormal; every so many yrs CA has a cool summer  amborin   Jul-05-10 01:42 PM   #4 
  - "Cool" for the Valley this time of year is 80F.  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 01:46 PM   #10 
     - actually the low in 1948 was 49 degrees; occasional cool summers are not unusual  amborin   Jul-05-10 01:52 PM   #15 
        - That might be a nighttime low. I've been here 27 years and the closest thing I have seen  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 02:01 PM   #22 
  - You are not alone...  hayu_lol   Jul-05-10 01:43 PM   #5 
  - lol  dana_b   Jul-05-10 01:44 PM   #6 
  - Well, I'm not FROM SoCal. But I get Raynaud's, I think. If I don't  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 01:49 PM   #12 
     - oy! I'm sorry - I didn't  dana_b   Jul-05-10 01:52 PM   #14 
     - My hands do the same, but they're not that bad, I can sit on 'em  Warpy   Jul-05-10 02:39 PM   #29 
     - I've never smoked. I am bothered more by it when I am slim.  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 04:48 PM   #48 
     - I know a gal with Raynaud's.  Odin2005   Jul-05-10 02:44 PM   #30 
        - In the winter, my feet will get cold and damp and I often have to take a hot bath  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 04:49 PM   #49 
           - That's Reynaud's  Warpy   Jul-05-10 04:59 PM   #55 
           - That started happening to me two winters ago....  moriah   Jul-05-10 05:54 PM   #57 
  - Where ARE you? nt  napi21   Jul-05-10 01:46 PM   #7 
  - it was like that here in Michigan last week  notadmblnd   Jul-05-10 01:46 PM   #8 
  - Just a reminder, global warming does not necessarly mean warmer weather - it means STRANGER weather  TrogL   Jul-05-10 01:46 PM   # 
  - I know, and that's probably what this is about. Just 4 years ago we  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 01:51 PM   #13 
  - No kidding. It's been HUMID here this year. The weather is more New Orleans  EFerrari   Jul-05-10 03:02 PM   #39 
  - It was so hot here yesterday that two of our pets had to be watched  EFerrari   Jul-05-10 01:46 PM   #9 
  - Little Gatorade with some ice cubes usually perk mine right up in the heat  NNN0LHI   Jul-05-10 02:49 PM   #31 
     - That's a great idea. My dog loves ice cubes. I'll have to try that.  EFerrari   Jul-05-10 02:52 PM   #33 
        - Don't overdo it though because they won't know when to quit they like it so much  NNN0LHI   Jul-05-10 04:38 PM   #43 
  - Your hands are numb at 62 degrees?  MineralMan   Jul-05-10 01:49 PM   #11 
  - I get Raynaud's, I think. Especially when I am slim rather than pudgy  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 01:56 PM   #19 
  - June gloom has crept into July.  cbayer   Jul-05-10 01:53 PM   #16 
  - Oh, I know, I better stop bitching. It tempts the Fates.  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 02:03 PM   #23 
  - Yeah my small part of Texas has changed weather patterns over the last  Rex   Jul-05-10 01:54 PM   #17 
  - you want 89 and humid?  a la izquierda   Jul-05-10 01:54 PM   #18 
  - I cannot take anything over 80  HockeyMom   Jul-05-10 01:59 PM   #20 
  - Thinking the same thing -- my FURNACE just kicked on!  MindPilot   Jul-05-10 01:59 PM   #21 
  - Wow, you're colder than US!!!  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 02:04 PM   #24 
  - Currently in the high 90's here just down the hill from Yosemite  tularetom   Jul-05-10 02:13 PM   #25 
  - I was just remembering that when it got really hot in Yosemite  EFerrari   Jul-05-10 02:55 PM   #37 
     - When we were running the pack trips out of Curry Village  tularetom   Jul-05-10 03:52 PM   #42 
  - it was 95F in Fargo yesterday and the day before.  Odin2005   Jul-05-10 02:36 PM   #26 
  - Hey, I went to school in COLORADO, and for years and years laughed  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 04:51 PM   #50 
  - Welcome to climate change  Warpy   Jul-05-10 02:37 PM   #27 
  - How are your hands numb from 62 degrees?  Lucian   Jul-05-10 02:38 PM   #28 
  - Probably Raynaud's.  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 04:52 PM   # 
  - Same here, but I'm not numb  Nikki Stone1   Jul-05-10 02:52 PM   #32 
  - it was in the upper 90s  mrs_p   Jul-05-10 02:52 PM   #34 
  - No need. It's glorious outside now. The fog lifted.  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 04:54 PM   #52 
  - The heat is in NY. It's 96 degrees here today.  Renew Deal   Jul-05-10 02:55 PM   #35 
  - It's 91 here in Toledo, OH  ellie   Jul-05-10 02:55 PM   #36 
  - Toronto is 94F, feels like 113F with the humidity...  SidDithers   Jul-05-10 02:58 PM   #38 
  - The temp is 65 in Missoula, Montana today, I love it. Tomorrow is supposed to be 73,  ZombieHorde   Jul-05-10 03:05 PM   #40 
  - Shivering? Put on a shirt and pants, fer crissake! :)  left coaster   Jul-05-10 03:25 PM   #41 
  - Nahhhh, I did the smart thing, closed all the wide-open windows....  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 04:47 PM   #45 
  - Nahhhh, I did the smart thing, closed all the wide-open windows....  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 04:47 PM   #46 
  - Nahhhh, I did the smart thing, closed all the wide-open windows....  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 04:47 PM   #47 
  - You guys over there DON'T get the heat we do. We hold the all-time L.A. Co.  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 04:56 PM   #53 
     - Stop by some summer afternoon and check it out for yourself.. :)  left coaster   Jul-05-10 09:34 PM   #59 
        - No thanks, You DO get the frickin' SMOG that we don't.  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 10:36 PM   #60 
  - Hey! We're neighbors!  Zhade   Jul-05-10 04:39 PM   #44 
  - Lucky you. You've got A PENZEY'S shop over there......(sniff).....  kestrel91316   Jul-05-10 04:57 PM   #54 
  - Meanwhile, up in New England, my outdoor thermometer was at 95.  Vinca   Jul-05-10 04:52 PM   #51 
  - Last year we had the heat on in mid-July here  pipi_k   Jul-05-10 05:52 PM   #56 
  - 62F sounds delightful...it was about 93 in Raleigh.  WorseBeforeBetter   Jul-05-10 06:10 PM   #58 
  - i so envy you  barbtries   Jul-07-10 10:43 AM   #61 
 

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