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Winter 2012
« on: November 09, 2012, 07:56:57 PM »
Bring me some.  Please.


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Winter 2012
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2012, 08:10:44 PM »
+1. We had the warmest winter I ever experienced last year. Year before we had several snow falls including a White Christmas. bugs were terrible this summer.
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2012, 08:40:37 PM »
As much as I don't want to deal with the consequences of snowfall in this area I have to agree.  The bugs were terrible this summer.  Also, my 2 year old doesn't know what a sled is.
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2012, 10:04:30 AM »
We're supposed to have significantly less rain than usual this winter, which translates into less snowpack in the mountains and less water next summer.  Haven't heard long range temp projections yet.
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2012, 01:27:15 PM »
Bring me some.  Please.

You guys get any this morning? We just had a dusting here in town but Wolf Creek got 18" with another 2-6" forecast for tonight. I waxed my powder skis in anticipation. ::)
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2012, 01:35:52 PM »
Whales have returned - surf's up - citrus is in season - nights in the mid 60s...  yep, winter is near.   ;D
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2012, 06:39:57 AM »
I haven't been able to go ice fishing in years, and and I'm more likely to need shorts than long underwear during deer season nowadays. Global warming sucks.
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2012, 08:25:01 AM »
Whales have returned - surf's up - citrus is in season - nights in the mid 60s...  yep, winter is near.   ;D

My wife's favorite time on the islands is whale season.  When we are there during whale season, I can't let her drive because she keeps her eyes out on the water and not the road!  I like the whales too, but enjoy the surf in the winter more!
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2012, 12:09:01 PM »
I was surfing at Kua Bay last Wednesday.  There were several pods of humpbacks a few hundred yards off shore.  I could hear and feel them singing.  Quite a few babies this year too.  It's fun to watch them learning how to breach, "Hey Mom, watch what I can do!"  They seem to really like the Kona-Kohala Coast now that all those goofy ironmen have moved on.  ;)
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2012, 12:39:11 PM »
70F out today, and snow doesn't seem to stay stuck to the ground around here, when it does happen. But I've been down south here for 5 years and I still don't know how much the winters have been odd and how much is normal for the 4 degrees of latitude I changed from where I grew up.
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #10 on: November 11, 2012, 01:12:46 PM »
My thermapen says it's 79.5F right now.  That may be slightly warm, but it is still a nice time of year to be in Florida.
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2012, 01:58:02 PM »
-1* f   last night....yep winter 
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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2012, 06:01:08 PM »
-1* f   last night....yep winter

That's it. 

Headed for single F digits here tonight
due to a clear star laden moonless night.

Burning some good wood in a new stove.
Worthy night for oak.

Moved first snow of the year this morning. 
Couple inches of dry and
 I used a broom. 8)






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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #13 on: November 11, 2012, 06:25:16 PM »
I haven't been able to go ice fishing in years, and and I'm more likely to need shorts than long underwear during deer season nowadays. Global warming sucks.
Was down to a t-shirt by 9 a.m. this year. Listening to frogs and crickets and watching butterflies is not what deer season is all about!

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Re: Winter 2012
« Reply #14 on: November 12, 2012, 06:10:04 AM »
Here Southern Iowa it was 70 deg. F at midnight on Saturday and 35 F at Noon on Sunday.  I don't mind the cold and actually look forward to it.  My hangup is why do we have move from warm to cold in 8 hours?   ::)

Knowing the eather lately, we'll be in the 70's by mid-week.

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