2019 Spring/Summer Weather Thread

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by Johali, Feb 27, 2019.

  1. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    As usual we're a couple of weeks ahead of most of the country but It's definitely spring here. The birds are nesting and the Flowers have been blooming for a few weeks now.

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  2. sdj

    sdj Just a race fan

    75 here today partly cloudy light breeze. Got a really nice rain yesterday, Oaks are beautiful green flush right now.
     
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  3. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    Spring has really asserted itself. Highs mid 70s, lows mid 60s for at least the next 10 days. And I like it.
     
  4. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

    Things really starting to change here. Single digits for lows the beginning of last week to a high of 50 expected today.

    Today is going to be the beginning of our outdoor spring cleanup undertaking. I've got a fair amount of trees on my property that shed their depleted branches all over the yard. Mowing will come soon enough and I don't be needing to be hitting any of that crap. It's still way too soft to be driving the tractor around the yard so we'll simply be piling up the debris to haul away another day.

    Had a campfire yesterday afternoon/evening. Felt good to simply cook some dogs over the fire.

    Can't wait to get my 'brown on' with some spring/summer sun.
     
  5. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

    Hey, how about that time change?

    Kudos to those of you in locations that don't bother with this crap. Daylight hours naturally get longer and then they get shorter. Not sure why a change in warranted. Makes me wonder if Brian France was once in charge of our Calendar/Time system.
     
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  6. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    I usually have horrible "time change hangovers". It will take me a week or so to adjust.
    I just wish "they'd" pick a time and stick to it. Doesn't matter which it is, just so it stays the same year round.
     
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  7. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

    I don’t even notice the difference in the time change outside of the fact that it’s sunny later. It doesn’t affect my sleep at all. I only sleep 5-7 hours at a time.
    I just hope it gets warm soon. I just went out to the mailbox barefoot. I almost froze to death. It’s 61 degrees.
     
  8. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

    Just cut and fertilized the back lawn.
    Sitting outside with a beer, not a cloud in the sky.
    They’re talking about 80 for Sunday’s race.
    I think I got the neighbor kid talked into going to his first NASCAR race :D
     
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  9. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    I'm looking at the possibility of severe T'storms later tonight.
    I HATE, LOATHE, and DETEST t'storm at night.
     
  10. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    That sounds like my wife but with her It's anytime.
     
  11. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    Really got lucky last night. No severe storms. Rain hit about 5 AM ---- just dozed for 2 more hours waiting for the lightning and thunder to start along with the extreme winds. None of that ever materialized, thank goodness. In fact, only had one clap of thunder and that was about 30 minutes ago. LOL
    3/4 inch of rain. Wild flowers loving it.
     
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  12. Brentford

    Brentford Team Owner

    Rain this morning, with a bomb cyclone later today into tomorrow. Basically, we can expect heavy winds with a chance of headaches. Apparently the barometric pressure is expected to be much lower than it usually is, but I dont really understand much of what they are saying.
     
  13. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    Turned into a Chamber of Commerce day. Not a cloud in the sky. Warm. Light breeze.
    All my windows are open, blowing out the old stale winter.
    Even going to back out my big mower and trim up the front yard in a bit. Yeah, it's that nice.
    Still no word on my car.
     
  14. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

    Supposed to hit 70 degrees with sunshine today. Tomorrow they are calling for mixed rain & snow in the evening, March in western PA..... Gotta luv it.
     
  15. Clutch

    Clutch Team Owner

    Beautiful here today.....flying to Cali tomoro. Hope its warmer than last year.
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  16. Mr Excitement

    Mr Excitement Team Owner

    Looks like spring is starting to kick in, but still cool enough to keep the snow from melting and keep the snow conditions fantastic. Those traverse tracks in this pic lead to the goods that could be found just below the Palisades that can be seen in the farthest right part of this pic. Rocking a goggle tan today, and hit day 50 on the mountain for me this year.:cool:

     
  17. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

    Crazy rain, thunder, lightning and hail today.
     
  18. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    Dang, Bobby. Sounds like you had a Texas storm.
     

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