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Some Global Warming Would Be Nice
My Outdoor Thermometer | 29 July 2014 | Steely

Posted on 07/29/2014 6:08:36 PM PDT by Steely Tom

I just thought I would point out - as a matter of curiosity - that here we are, at the end of July, about to go into August, and the temperature at my house (in upstate New York) is at present 51° F.

When I was growing up in this same neck of the woods, we would typically have a week or so of temperatures above 90° right about now, and a few times would go over 100°, at least for a day or two.

Also interesting to note that - at this very moment - "AccuWeather" is saying that the temperature at my house is 69° F, a full eighteen degrees hotter than the actual temperature.


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1 posted on 07/29/2014 6:08:36 PM PDT by Steely Tom
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To: Steely Tom

Would not be surprised if we get another frigid winter.
76/77/78 was a cold stretch that could repeat.


2 posted on 07/29/2014 6:10:07 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Steely Tom

I wish I was there!

This entire week here in Virginia will vary from 79 degrees to around 84.....several degrees lower than the average for July, but still too warm for me. I love chilly weather.


3 posted on 07/29/2014 6:14:38 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: CatherineofAragon
I lived for almost three years in Virginia when I was little. It was hottt. I used to have so much trouble going to sleep at night.
4 posted on 07/29/2014 6:16:23 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom

Sheesh, FRiend, it’s “Global Climate Change”, “Climate Pollution”, ad naseum. I’ts America’s fault and Karl Rove’s weather machine caused it, damn Republicans!


5 posted on 07/29/2014 6:16:40 PM PDT by PROCON (I WILL NOT SUBMIT TO TYRANNY!)
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To: Steely Tom
"Also interesting to note that - at this very moment - 'AccuWeather' is saying that the temperature at my house is 69° F, a full eighteen degrees hotter than the actual temperature."

Very common during winters around tourist areas on the Rockies.


6 posted on 07/29/2014 6:17:18 PM PDT by familyop ("Dry land is not just our destination, it is our destiny!" - -Deacon character, "Waterworld")
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To: PROCON
Wasn't Obama going to launch a big new "in your face" Anti-Global-Warming campaign this summer?

This after he said he was going to launch one at the beginning of last summer.

7 posted on 07/29/2014 6:18:36 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom

48 degrees here this morning.


8 posted on 07/29/2014 6:20:46 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Steely Tom

Trying to get ready for 40 below or worse here—maybe 50 below or worse 3 or 4 years from now. The cold wasn’t too bad last winter, but the spraying ice piled higher than the fences in places.


9 posted on 07/29/2014 6:21:49 PM PDT by familyop ("Dry land is not just our destination, it is our destiny!" - -Deacon character, "Waterworld")
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To: Steely Tom

Humid, too...and buggy. Don’t get me started, LOL.


10 posted on 07/29/2014 6:22:09 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Steely Tom

As an aside, our Alpaca’s have provided enough fiber this years for lot’s Yarn and Alpaca Fleece Socks are a big seller! Our customers are remembering last winter and are preparing accordingly./ Blatant pandering for the Alpaca Industry.


11 posted on 07/29/2014 6:22:44 PM PDT by The Working Man
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To: nascarnation

Coming winter will likely be brutal


12 posted on 07/29/2014 6:22:59 PM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: CatherineofAragon
Humid, too...and buggy.

Yes. My Virginia experience included an introduction to chiggers.

13 posted on 07/29/2014 6:24:08 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: familyop

the Canadian agricultural output would quadruple!!


14 posted on 07/29/2014 6:24:10 PM PDT by rlapuma
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To: Steely Tom

I had dinner in north Houston and the evening is absolutely beautiful. If this is climate change, I’m good with that.


15 posted on 07/29/2014 6:26:14 PM PDT by ChocChipCookie ("Demons run when a good man goes to war.")
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To: Steely Tom

I spent the summer of 2011 in North Creek, NY. It was no vacation, trust me... anyways, I recall a couple nights in late July when the overnight low was in the mid 40s.


16 posted on 07/29/2014 6:27:39 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Steely Tom
Also interesting to note that - at this very moment - "AccuWeather" is saying that the temperature at my house is 69° F, a full eighteen degrees hotter than the actual temperature.

Interesting point. I'm a bit of a weather geek and I have a few wireless weather devices on my property. "AccuWeather" has been consistently wrong in their measurements here. Joe Bastardi has commented on this before.

Their monitoring has become worse over the last year and is off by at least 6 degrees for their highs on a daily basis. Sometimes it is much worse. Their lows are all over the place.

I wonder if these temperatures they use are recorded as official for data purposes. They have to know the readings are in error. This would lead one to believe they are either incredibly incompetent or politically motivated.

Like everything else, liberals destroy everything they touch. The truth is always the first victim.
17 posted on 07/29/2014 6:30:49 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: Steely Tom
"Yes. My Virginia experience included an introduction to chiggers."

They're awful.

Lately we've had house centipedes getting in. Believe me, you don't want them around.

18 posted on 07/29/2014 6:31:56 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Steely Tom
~57 here on the hill above Seneca
19 posted on 07/29/2014 6:33:21 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Steely Tom

Tell me about the chiggers. Just rubbed some Calagel on the ankles.
Can’t go in the grass here in central TX without off, sulphur powder and long pants for protection.
By the way, very mild summer here! High tomorrow below 85*.


20 posted on 07/29/2014 6:41:32 PM PDT by 9422WMR ("Ignorance can be cured by education, but stupidity is forever.")
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To: Steely Tom

It was 59F in our old town of Port Jervis, NY. A bit cool for this time of year. It’s not uncommon for the temps to get up in the low 90’s there in July and August.


21 posted on 07/29/2014 6:41:57 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Chode
57 here on the hill above Seneca

Seneca Lake Water Quality Buoy reports current water temperature is 69.8°.

That may be keeping you warm. Especially if you are on the East side of the lake.

22 posted on 07/29/2014 6:42:02 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom
For what it may be worth, there's an interesting book out, THE THIRD HORSEMAN, by William Rosen. The third horseman of the Apocalypse is Famine.

The book is actually two books in one, and if there is a connection between the two, the author leaves that connection somewhat obscure.

The Famine part of the book is about what happened to agriculture, and subsequently to the entire economy and population, of England and Western Europe following the end of the Medieval Warm Period. During the MWP, people moved into lands that were previously too cold for agriculture. They cut down forests and farmed the land. When the climate turned cold, they starved on a massive scale. Crops failed, herds died, and then the people died. It didn't happen all at once; it was a slow-motion disaster.

Once the warmists are proven wrong, we may find ourselves in the same situation as did the Brits, French, etc. who found their lands no longer could support the numbers of people who lived there during the MWP.

The second book, written to intertwine with the part about famine, is a history of the civil wars and the politics of the royal families of the time. It's not clear to me whether the author intended to blame the wars on the changed climate. If he did, he never really says so. The political history is somewhat interesting, but I bought the book for the story of the famine. I ignored the rest.

23 posted on 07/29/2014 6:43:19 PM PDT by JoeFromSidney (Book: Resistance to Tyranny. Buy from Amazon.)
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To: metmom

ping


24 posted on 07/29/2014 6:45:19 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom

Chiggers?!

You sir are obviously etomophobic! Your lousy attitude really bugs me. Your anthropomorphic superiority really bites (and stings those of us from Virginia). Buzz off;)


25 posted on 07/29/2014 6:45:20 PM PDT by outofsalt
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To: Steely Tom

Hey pardner...Western PA here.. Woke up to 55 in the house this a.m., Wore a light leather jacket into work this a.m.
I should be in shorts and a tank top about now. To be honest, I am worried about what winter is going to bring this year. Does a low temp summer trend a deep freeze winter or a mild winter? I just can’t tell.


26 posted on 07/29/2014 6:45:32 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Chode

You’re in Seneca? You are basically up the road from me. I am in Mars; well, outside it anyway.


27 posted on 07/29/2014 6:46:49 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: 9422WMR
Tell me about the chiggers. Just rubbed some Calagel on the ankles.

I wish my parents had known about Calagel back in 1961. Can I get an Amen.

28 posted on 07/29/2014 6:48:22 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom
that's it exactly, cooler in summer and warmer in winter...

where did you get the buoy data???

29 posted on 07/29/2014 6:49:58 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Chode
where did you get the buoy data???

http://fli-data.hws.edu/buoy/seneca/.

30 posted on 07/29/2014 6:52:08 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom
i thank you Sir...
31 posted on 07/29/2014 6:54:27 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Steely Tom
This is something I stumbled across on Facebook that may help people here: https://www.facebook.com/firsthandweather/photos/a.571780256192063.1073741827.136842186352541/700755756627845/?type=1&theater For those without FB, here is the graphic.  photo winter_zpsded3c764.jpg Combined with the article below, which discusses a power shortage in the northeastern part of the country, it paints a frightening picture of winter for a LOT of Americans. http://spectator.org/articles/60007/get-ready-new-england-power-shortage
33 posted on 07/29/2014 7:00:58 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Steely Tom

You lucky sled dog! The sun has set here and it is still 91F right now. Well, at least it is not humid. I was in Houston last week-—500 miles east-— and it was utterly miserable to me.


34 posted on 07/29/2014 7:01:03 PM PDT by Rockpile
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To: Chode

I’m about fifty miles northeast of you. Well, that is, if you’re at the North-South halfway point on the lake.

I’ve been to Finger Lakes National Forest, which - at 16,259 acres - is one of the smallest national forests.


35 posted on 07/29/2014 7:01:53 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: leapfrog0202
Thanks. I'm located near the upper right end of the light-blue band, just south of the south-east corner of Lake Ontario.

Which is actually about thirty-five miles from me.

36 posted on 07/29/2014 7:04:40 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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You might be a tad bit chilly this winter then. I will wish warm thoughts for you as it approaches.

We are supposed to have colder than average, with some extra snow, so we’ll see. We barely saw it last winter, so who knows.


37 posted on 07/29/2014 7:08:17 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Steely Tom
it is ~3 miles from my house, it's also the only NatFor in the state... and i've walked damn near every inch of it one time or another over the years
38 posted on 07/29/2014 7:09:46 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: nascarnation
I am keeping my eye on the water temperatures of the great lakes. Here is Lake Superior:

Due to the ice cover last winter, the lakes have not had much time to store energy from the sun this summer. It doesn't look like it will completely recover from last winter. They may freeze over faster this winter, and freeze completely. This may aid a colder great lakes winter, and will certainly cut off lake effect snows.

39 posted on 07/29/2014 7:12:26 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: leapfrog0202
You might be a tad bit chilly this winter then. I will wish warm thoughts for you as it approaches.

Thanks! I'm used to it. The cold is just a nuisance, and - as they saying goes - it keeps the riffraff out.

40 posted on 07/29/2014 7:12:47 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom; AFPhys

We hit 67 today.

You’re right. This is very cool. Normally Augusts are blistering hot and dry.

However, my garden is going gangbusters, so it’s a trade off.

Should be a good apple crop as well.


41 posted on 07/29/2014 7:15:21 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith...)
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To: PA Engineer
Hey, guess what! In the roughly one hour since this thread was started, AccuWeather has decreased their reading of my local temperature by ten degrees! They are now saying it's 59°!

My outdoor thermometer is now showing 49° though.

42 posted on 07/29/2014 7:17:51 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: metmom
You’re right. This is very cool.

Yet somehow I doubt that it will move the needle on Michael Mann's hockey stick even a single pixel.

43 posted on 07/29/2014 7:23:38 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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Only hit 84 here in DFW today.


44 posted on 07/29/2014 7:40:50 PM PDT by Company Man ("Be sure you're right, then go ahead." -- Davy Crockett)
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To: Steely Tom

Goebbels Warming is old news - it climate now dude. Everything that happens, cold or heat, flood and drought, fire and ice, rags and riches, they’re all proof that humans are evildoers. It’s so much easier to do new science when everything proves your hypothesis.


45 posted on 07/29/2014 7:42:01 PM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Ghost of SVR4

I feel the same way. The high today here in central Indiana was maybe, just maybe, 72. We’re about 20 degrees off I think. The low this morning was 52.

We decided to make a trip to the beach in Florida a couple of weeks from now, just in case next winter is cold and long like last year. I hope it’s at least 80 when we go. Summer should have temps in the 80-100 range, IMHO.


46 posted on 07/29/2014 7:45:10 PM PDT by FamiliarFace
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To: Steely Tom

I moved from Atlanta to Albuquerque a few months ago. I think our summer is over here. Starting in late June, we saw mid 90s every day (that’s comfortable with the low humidity we have), but long-term projections are now for mid 80s starting tomorrow, with overnight lows around 60. I thought August was supposed to be the hottest month here.


47 posted on 07/29/2014 7:51:42 PM PDT by bigred44
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To: Steely Tom
Trade you some our Georgia heat for some of your cool.

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48 posted on 07/29/2014 8:06:11 PM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: Ghost of SVR4

I’m in Southwest PA new Pittsburgh and when I let for work this morning, I thought, dang, it’s really cold for July. It fees like late September or early October.


49 posted on 07/29/2014 8:41:14 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (Mom I miss you! (8-20-1938 to 11-18-2013) Cancer sucks)
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To: Steely Tom

Apparently the polar vortex is still wobbling around up north somewhere - I hope it stabilizes before about December because we deserve a break from another winter as cold and snowy as last year.....


50 posted on 07/29/2014 9:17:10 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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