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I thought spring was coming

#1 Post by Kazoo65 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:21 pm

We are currently under yet another "lake effect snow advisory" until midnight tomorrow. I'm sick of winter.

I hope we get warmer weather soon. Spring is SUPPOSED to start Wednesday.
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#2 Post by BackInTex » Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:25 pm

It was 91 on the way home, at 6:00pm. Don't know what the actual high was. Summer is over rated.
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#3 Post by jaybee » Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:40 pm

Went hiking yesterday. I think it hit 74. Wish I had worn shorts.
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#4 Post by MarleysGh0st » Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:21 am

Kazoo65 wrote:I hope we get warmer weather soon. Spring is SUPPOSED to start Wednesday.
You still think that "four seasons" rule-of-thumb applies up here in the north?

I've talked about the "six seasons" model, before. We're only if the third week of Unlocking.

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#5 Post by littlebeast13 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:32 am

Kazoo65 wrote:We are currently under yet another "lake effect snow advisory" until midnight tomorrow. I'm sick of winter.

I hope we get warmer weather soon. Spring is SUPPOSED to start Wednesday.

I don't pay much attention to your game show grumbling, because lots of others do plenty of that around here. But your weather grumblings always puzzle the crap out of me. I get the feeling you're a lifelong, or at the very least longtime resident of Michigan. Why would you expect winter to not drag out through the month of April? Anyone who lives north of the Mason Dixon line should expect more cold days than warm days over the course of the year.....

I'm perfectly fine with this weather pattern. I hope we get some April snow for the first time since 1997....

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#6 Post by Beebs52 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:45 am

It was 89 here yesterday. I think that's just about perfecto. Having grown up in WisCAHNsin it will be too soon if I had to live in snow again. We were shivering our wizened asses off when it was 45 degrees the last few weeks. We've become wusses.

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#7 Post by littlebeast13 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:54 am

Beebs52 wrote:It was 89 here yesterday. I think that's just about perfecto. Having grown up in WisCAHNsin it will be too soon if I had to live in snow again. We were shivering our wizened asses off when it was 45 degrees the last few weeks. We've become wusses.

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#8 Post by Jessie » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:28 am

Beebs52 wrote:It was 89 here yesterday. I think that's just about perfecto. Having grown up in WisCAHNsin it will be too soon if I had to live in snow again. We were shivering our wizened asses off when it was 45 degrees the last few weeks. We've become wusses.

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After enjoying yesterday's beautiful weather, I'm also ready for Summer! Beebs, my girls are moaning because it's going to get back down to 70 later this week.
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#9 Post by MarleysGh0st » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:34 am

Beebs52 wrote:Summer! Bring it on!
Okay!

How about some sounds of summer music?*



*With some extra entertainment. 8)

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#10 Post by Bob Juch » Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:18 am

Beebs52 wrote:It was 89 here yesterday. I think that's just about perfecto. Having grown up in WisCAHNsin it will be too soon if I had to live in snow again. We were shivering our wizened asses off when it was 45 degrees the last few weeks. We've become wusses.

Summer! Bring it on!
It's been nice here too but this coming weekend it's going to be in the 50s. You may cool off a lot too.
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#11 Post by Kazoo65 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:46 pm

We got 4 inches of snow today. The weather guy on TV showed the tempertature graph from today (it was in the 20s all day) versus last year when it was in the 80s. What a difference a year makes. He said we will see more spring-like weather "the second week of April". I hope he's right.
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#12 Post by Bob Juch » Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:56 pm

Kazoo65 wrote:We got 4 inches of snow today. The weather guy on TV showed the tempertature graph from today (it was in the 20s all day) versus last year when it was in the 80s. What a difference a year makes. He said we will see more spring-like weather "the second week of April". I hope he's right.
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#13 Post by etaoin22 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:12 pm

A foot of snow in MTl and increasing. These darn March storms bug me more and more the older I get.

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#14 Post by earendel » Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:39 am

Spring is sprung
Da grass is riz
I wonder where dem boidies iz
Da little boids is on da wing
Ain't dat absoid
Da little wings is on da boid.

First day of spring indeed! Temperatures in the 30s, dropping into the 20s tonight.
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#15 Post by littlebeast13 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:25 am

Checking the almanac, we've had exactly 8 days this year when the high temperature hit 60 degrees in the STL, and four of those days were in January. That number won't be increasing through the next 7 days according to the forercast either. Quite a dramatic (and in my opinion better) change from last year when March seemed like it was warmer than April and May... and definitely preferable to the 6 straight weeks of seemingly endless 100+ temps last summer....

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#16 Post by ghostjmf » Wed Mar 20, 2013 5:10 pm

I will just move into a big flippin' igloo whilst those of you who enjoy winter keep enjoying it. Those of us who live in the cold north often live here for other reasons besides "we love the weather".


Hot sticky summer weather doesn't do it for me either. I am an ideal candidate for "San Francisco-like climate", but we don't have a city offering that on the east coast. If you like rain, there are 2 more of them on the West Coast, Seattle & Portland.

SF & Seattle are very expensive. And what relatives I've got left don't live that far to the west.

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#17 Post by vettech » Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:04 pm

15" in Bangor. Mother Nature: "Springtime...PSYCH!!!!"

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#18 Post by Vague Mini » Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:42 pm

Heck, it's even snowing a little here!

Stoopid groundhog...
Huh? What?

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#19 Post by littlebeast13 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:25 pm

Vague Mini wrote:Heck, it's even snowing a little here!

Stoopid groundhog...

8)

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#20 Post by Bob Juch » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:48 pm

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#21 Post by MarleysGh0st » Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:31 pm

littlebeast13 wrote:
Vague Mini wrote:Heck, it's even snowing a little here!

Stoopid groundhog...

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#22 Post by themanintheseersuckersuit » Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:42 pm

For example, Berlin’s online daily Tagesspiegel writes today:

Berlin freezes in 100-year winter.
Lots of snow and bitter cold until the end of March – Berlin hasn’t seen this in more than 100 years.”
http://notrickszone.com/2013/03/22/berl ... ps-europe/
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