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The prolonged warm winter has all of my fruit trees in full bloom, or with small fruit forming (Original Post) Chainfire Mar 2022 OP
Climate change ? at140 Mar 2022 #1
I am in North Fl, and our forecast is for 26 tonight. Chainfire Mar 2022 #2
15 degrees tonight in DC area. Saw 80 degree day recently empedocles Mar 2022 #3
St Pete area onethatcares Mar 2022 #4

Chainfire

(16,384 posts)
2. I am in North Fl, and our forecast is for 26 tonight.
Sat Mar 12, 2022, 11:47 AM
Mar 2022

Of course, I only have anecdotal evidence, but I swear that Winters are shorter and Summers are longer and hotter than 50 years ago.

Do I think that human activity is responsible? Yep, but more importantly, I believe the climate scientists.

onethatcares

(15,982 posts)
4. St Pete area
Sat Mar 12, 2022, 12:25 PM
Mar 2022

40s for the low. My tomatos/squash/cukes already have flowers on them. I don't think it will be a problem cause the soil won't have a chance to get real cold. In fact I'm kinda glad it's slowing the heat down. We were 84ing for two weeks the end of Feb.

Next week mid 70s for the highs/mid 60s for the lows.

We finally got rain this morning. .25 inch and my rain barrels are now full.

As far as anecdotal evidence. The ptbs are building way too many condos/apartments and roads that act as heat sinks instead of expanding green space to cool the surfaces down.

Been watching this for 45 years now. Good luck.

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