Funstuff and Inspiration > The Weather Thread

Discussion in 'Funstuff and Inspiration' started by ThisIsNotMe, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. Loki

    Loki Well-Known Member

    Briefly put, Chicago weather sux. One of these years, I WILL rent paddleboards on the beach to make my living. Discount for DFers. Bring dance shoes. And rum.
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  2. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    tequila and it's a deal
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  3. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    tropical rainforest....depressing, wet, yuck
  4. cornutt

    cornutt Well-Known Member

    Steam bath.
  5. CCdance

    CCdance Active Member

    summer is about to be over ugh:(
  6. stash

    stash Well-Known Member

    Winter is coming.
  7. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    happy to see it go...hasn't been worth a hoot....all rain...scarcely a single hot dry day...a few steam baths, that is all
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  8. RiseNFall

    RiseNFall Well-Known Member

    :) Different locations + different measurement standards. Coastal CT, thought the summer was terrific because there was only twice the entire summer that a planned sail had to be cancelled because of the conditions. That has to be a record. (It included standing Monday and Wednesday sailing, so it wasn't just that we planned around the weather forecast.)
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  9. dancelvr

    dancelvr Well-Known Member

    I hate hot weather. That's one reason I love the Pacific Northwest so much. However, this year, summer outdid itself. Day after day after day of uncomfortably (for me) warm days. Ugh. I hate sweating while sitting at my laptop!

    I'd gladly have traded some of these days for some of your rain, fasc.

    ****Today, however, was absolutely perfect. Warm, but NOT hot, with a lovely cool breeze blowing through the trees. Bliss.
  10. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    ah see...I sweat no matter what and I don't mind heat...but I really am one of those "dry heat" gals...I cannot abide the oppressive steam bath business...fortunately late sept and oct have been beautiful around here so I am hoping thhe rains stop in the next few weeks and I will at least get that...because you are right, if I wanted to live in the rain, I'd move to be near my grandbaby...which is where I'd rather be anyhow....
  11. cornutt

    cornutt Well-Known Member

    Wind is blowing like heck here. That storm up in the Midwest is sucking a lot of air from the Gulf.
  12. Loki

    Loki Well-Known Member

    Yup. Woke up about 3 AM to howling wind and rain. Looks like it's coming straight up from the Gulf.
  13. cornutt

    cornutt Well-Known Member

    Serious stuff happening in the Southeast. There have been tornadoes in Mississippi and Tennessee, and serious flooding is taking place in north and central Alabama. DW and I are doing our Christmas visiting, and we had to improvise a detour around a highway flash flood.
  14. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    stay it is just brown and
  15. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    Stay safe. I am from the South East, and I know how treacherous it can be. Now I am in OC, CA. We are getting some pretty high winds today, which usually means that will move East, and we'll hear about it a few days later in Eastern weather reports.
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  16. Loki

    Loki Well-Known Member

    Rain/sleet/ice hitting Chicago now, but it doesn't look bad, contrary to the TV weather wieners wringing their hands and sobbing while predicting our imminent demise.

    Guess they're low on mayhem to report.
  17. stash

    stash Well-Known Member

    Grey and 40's in MD. Kinda depressing :(
  18. GGinrhinestones

    GGinrhinestones Well-Known Member

    Ok, I know it's ridiculous to all of you in every other part of the country (and many here too), but today was the first snowfall that actually stuck. It was only a tiny little dusting, less that 1/4 inch on the roads of packed snow - no ice. But I learned my little car does NOT do snow. At all. First attempt to stop (from 20mph, mind you) at the stop light on the hard packed snow resulted in sliding into the intersection. Sigh. Managed to limp my way back home, and resigned to spending the day drinking cocoa and reading a book. Nothing I was doing was important enough to keep going. But a little bummed, because if it sticks around (and we're supposed to get 1-2 inches), this experience will mean I don't have a chance at getting to my dance lessons tomorrow. :(
  19. stash

    stash Well-Known Member

    Winter has finally arrived in MD. 13 degrees F this morning when I got in the car :( Cold is no fun without snow...
  20. 3wishes

    3wishes Well-Known Member

    Beautiful rain storms (So. Calif.) for days!!! Collecting water for yards
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