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NEVERENDING ♾️ The NEVERENDING Weather Thread

Bubba

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North metro Atlanta got clobbered last night - hellacious thunderstorms and winds up to 80 mph. No damage to my house, but the yard is trashed, a tree is down in back (which thankfully fell away from the house), and there are a bunch of snapped and hanging limbs I'll have to prune. Power stayed on, phone stayed on, DSL just came back up, and the cable is out. I think the worst of it in this area went slightly to to the east of us.
 

btrage

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I'm starting to wonder if we'll need to turn the A/C on at all this year.

So far, there's only been 1 or 2 days that we've considered it, but ended up not turning it on.

Granted, it takes a lot for us to have to turn the A/C on, but this is rare based on recent summers.
 

Midori

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I drove through some pretty nasty thunderstorms to a meeting yesterday afternoon. At one point I pulled over and ran into a grocery store after hearing a tornado warning issued for a storm cell headed right toward me (never done that before, but :-c). Lots of downed limbs and a few weaker trees snapped, and a LOT of water, but thankfully no worse in my immediate area. Good thoughts to all you who had it worse.
 

Planit

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We got hit pretty good about 4:00 yesterday. One neighborhood in town lost several trees, with a few on houses. One of my friends had a tree which broke about 30 feet up and landed standing straight up in the driveway leaning against another oak. No power for a day or 2 they say. The line of storms produced 70 mph straight line winds doing the damage. Two big trees in the park were uprooted leaving big holes in the ground. The whirrrrrrrr of chainsaws was heard in several directions.

In our neighborhood we had lots of limbs and branches down but no trees thank goodness.
 

beach_bum

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We got hit pretty good about 4:00 yesterday. One neighborhood in town lost several trees, with a few on houses. One of my friends had a tree which broke about 30 feet up and landed standing straight up in the driveway leaning against another oak. No power for a day or 2 they say. The line of storms produced 70 mph straight line winds doing the damage. Two big trees in the park were uprooted leaving big holes in the ground. The whirrrrrrrr of chainsaws was heard in several directions.

In our neighborhood we had lots of limbs and branches down but no trees thank goodness.

It was pretty wild in the Triangle right at rush hour....lots of folks with down trees and no power. I saw some pine trees do things they shouldn't on 40 yesterday.
 

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Around 7:15 last night the tornado sirens were going off in my neighborhood. After about 4 years I think that was the first time I've ever heard them here. There was not a cloud in the sky and there never was any rain or anything but friends who live just a few miles to the northeast were posting some pictures of a very nasty sky. Thankfully, I haven't heard of much damage in the immediate area (though about 40 miles north there was a bit).
 

btrage

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Around 7:15 last night the tornado sirens were going off in my neighborhood. After about 4 years I think that was the first time I've ever heard them here. There was not a cloud in the sky and there never was any rain or anything but friends who live just a few miles to the northeast were posting some pictures of a very nasty sky. Thankfully, I haven't heard of much damage in the immediate area (though about 40 miles north there was a bit).

The sirens went off by me too around 4:30 and again around 5:00. I was at work, but my wife said she saw some scary looking clouds.
 

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The sirens went off by me too around 4:30 and again around 5:00. I was at work, but my wife said she saw some scary looking clouds.

Here's a pic that a friend took that was probably not far from your hood.

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It looks like a giant tidal wave is about to engulf the houses. 8-!
 

Bubba

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We've probably received three to four inches of rain over the last three days, so it makes perfect sense to me that the guy across the street from my house was running his sprinkler system in-between rain showers yesterday afternoon. :r:
 

Brocktoon

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Here's a pic that a friend took that was probably not far from your hood.

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It looks like a giant tidal wave is about to engulf the houses. 8-!

If that was brown it would look like a haboob. My parents house got hit by an F1 tornado a few years back and they live on the Western side of Michigan. My folks were in South Haven and my grandmother slept through the whole thing. The house was fine...most the trees were not and the church nearby lost its roof.
 

Midori

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Here's a pic that a friend took that was probably not far from your hood.


It looks like a giant tidal wave is about to engulf the houses. 8-!

That is an amazing picture! I showed it to husband, and he asked if it was real! (Then he asked why the person was taking a picture and not hiding in a basement.)
 

btrage

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Here's a pic that a friend took that was probably not far from your hood.

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It looks like a giant tidal wave is about to engulf the houses. 8-!

I showed this pic to my wife and she said this was the cloud formation she saw by our house. She took the girls to the basement. Again, no actual tornadoes formed.
 

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That is an amazing picture! I showed it to husband, and he asked if it was real! (Then he asked why the person was taking a picture and not hiding in a basement.)

The girl who took the photo is a professional photographer that I went to high school. She's probably much better with a camera, and much more willing to get an interesting and potentially dangerous picture than me.
 

Midori

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The girl who took the photo is a professional photographer that I went to high school. She's probably much better with a camera, and much more willing to get an interesting and potentially dangerous picture than me.

Yeah, that's a hard shot to pass up. She did a great job!
 

btrage

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Ugh. Too much rain this summer.

It's freakin raining again.

I can deal with it not being hot, but all the rain we're getting sucks.

I guess it's good for our lake levels though.
 

Vancity

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Sucks about your guys' weather issues :S

Hot and sunny for the long weekend we have here, alas I am at work today and tomorrow, I only get the holiday off, which is Monday. Hopefully the weather stays until then. We have "high temperature warnings" which is pretty awesome! Hitting the 30's (C) tomorrow! It's muggy and sticky but I will certainly take it! Surely 'winter' will be back next week.
 

JNA

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What a difference between year -

High Temp last year was 107.
yesterday it was 84.

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at 6am it is 67 degrees.
 

Brocktoon

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Setting record highs in AZ. It was 120f/48C in Phoenix yesterday. I was in the charming Northern Arizona community of Jerome where it seems to be a city ordinance that to get a job you have to have a tattoo.
 

Zoning Goddess

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Friday: thunderstorms from 6-9 a.m., frantic new puppy had to go. Sunny afternoon.
Saturday: thunderstorms from 2-10 a.m., frantic new puppy again, then periodic storms all day.
Sunday: no early a.m. stuff, puppy OK, then storms off and on all day again.

We're over the rain/storms.
 

Richmond Jake

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Current conditions:

Fair 86°F - 30°C
Humidity 67%
Wind Speed - S 10 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 94°F (34°C)

Starting tomorrow night through Friday night, we may received up to 5-inches of rain on already saturated soils. Good thing we'll be in Mississippi.
 

JNA

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Current Conditions along the Ohio River

Partly Cloudy 77°F

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 79°F (26°C)
 

Dan

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What did we do to piss off the Baby Jesus so much?

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Maister

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When it's only 7:50 a.m. and it's already 81 out you know it's going to be a hot one.:(
 

Maister

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At 5:00 a.m. today it was 76º with 99% humidity - didn't make for a pleasant run (and the temperature only continued to rise while I was out).

Yeah it's 91 right now with 65% humidity. I'll take a -10 in January any day.
 

Brocktoon

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The great thing about this time of year we get rain...the bad thing is we get a high humidity. Wednesday could be 106 with humidity in the 60% range.
 

Vancity

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On our third week straight of temps in the mid 20's/70's and clear skies, and it's only supposed to continue. I don't think has ever happened in my total 11 years on the west coast. I am outside every second that I can be.
 

Zoning Goddess

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One wave of thunderstorms after another for the last 4 hours. There was one little window where I got the dog to go for a walk and do his business. We're talking the house-rattling, "there goes the cable again" storms. And there's more coming.
 

Hink

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This morning I forgot it was summer. 60 degrees and not humid. I would very much like this every morning. Forever.
 

WSU MUP Student

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This morning I forgot it was summer. 60 degrees and not humid. I would very much like this every morning. Forever.

It was 57º here in Detroit at 5:15 a.m. It's been quite a few weeks since it was that cool and pleasant on my morning runs. I didn't even have to bother with the sweat band today! :h:
 

Mud Princess

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This morning I forgot it was summer. 60 degrees and not humid. I would very much like this every morning. Forever.

Me too. It's in the 70s here today, with a pleasant breeze. It would be a great day to take an afternoon nap in the sun. :z:

A colleague was going kayaking today. Smart fellow.
 

terraplnr

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Weather.com says it's 71 outside but I don't believe them, I wanted a sweater when I walked outside to get lunch... brrr.


At lunch I noticed an unusual number of guys in line at Panera... usually guys head for the Chipotle next door (not always, but more often than not, unless they are with their girlfriends). Must be the "cold" weather, they all wanted soup. :)
 

ursus

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Hey, I like the smell of a good skunk! AC went out late today. It's now 82 in the house and about 81 outside tonight with the cloud cover. Ugh. Super ugh. j
 

Zoning Goddess

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We've had thunderstorms every day for over 3 weeks. While it's normal to have brief afternoon storms most days during summer, it's odd to have them at all hours, which is what's been happening.
 

JNA

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:-o 53 degrees at 6 am.

Record Low: 49 degrees in 1962
Normal is 67.
 

Zoning Goddess

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It was 64 d. here at mid-morning. Then the clouds parted and the sun came out and there was steam coming off the roof tiles. Then the humidity was crushing.
 
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