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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:52 pm 
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in maryland, usa @ 7:10 pm, it's 95°, feels like 106°.

I need to cut my fucking grass. when am I gonna be able to do that?

at 5 am in the morning? I don't think so. let it grow. 8)
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Oh, the weather outside is steamy.
But, inside the cool is dreamy.
So, when you ask me when will I mow the grass,
Let it grow. Let it grow. Let it grow.
are you making fun of me, doug? I don't get it...

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 Post subject: Re: how;s the weather
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Lumpy Gravy wrote:
in maryland, usa @ 7:10 pm, it's 95°, feels like 106°.

I need to cut my fucking grass. when am I gonna be able to do that?

at 5 am in the morning? I don't think so. let it grow. 8)
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Oh, the weather outside is steamy.
But, inside the cool is dreamy.
So, when you ask me when will I mow the grass,
Let it grow. Let it grow. Let it grow.
are you making fun of me, doug? I don't get it...

It's a summer version of a Christmas carol classic.

"Oh the weather outside is frightful
But the fire is so delightful
And since we've no place to go
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!"

It works for Star Trek, too.

"Oh, the Klingons, outside, are frightful
And Orion slave girls so delightful
But, when Picard wants the ship to go
"Make it so." "Make it so." "Make it so."

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are you making fun of star trek, doug? i don't get it...

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 Post subject: Re: how's the weather
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just plain doug wrote:
It's a summer version of a Christmas carol classic.

"Oh the weather outside is frightful
But the fire is so delightful
And since we've no place to go
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!"

aha. got it. thank you. 8)

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:25 pm 
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are you making fun of star trek, doug? i don't get it...

Keep your stinking paws off my posts, you damn dirty ape!

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:23 pm 
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Wellington's Forecast

Latest reading

Updated: July 21st 10:00am

right about now: 10°C (50.0°F) feels like zero, I need a blanket

Max: 12°C (53.6°F)

Min: 7°C (44.6°F)

Wind: 11 km/hr. (6.8mph)

Rain Today: 1.7mm

Humidity: 91%

Clothing: 110%

Today's Forecast

Cloudy with occasional rain. Northerlies.

Monday's Forecast

Cloudy periods, with isolated morning showers. Winds tending southeasterly.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:39 pm 
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Lol, we're doin' hot, with humidity...
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Above, the Scorpion side of The Sun,
Below, the Orion side, 6 months ago, these are near the extremes for around here.
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We're doin' full on lush summer, probably a few weeks left of full on lush.
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Heat wave alert: Shadow side riding rules in effect, alternate side hill riding allowed 11 am - 1 pm on north-south routes...
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:34 pm 
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great pictures baddy, talk about extremes, I can almost feel the heat coming off the shed :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:27 am 
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Pretty hot in Nor Cal too hitting 103 where I’m at today and peaking at 107 on Sunday. It drops back down to the upper 90’s for the foreseeable future after that though.


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Pretty hot in Nor Cal too hitting 103 where I’m at today and peaking at 107 on Sunday. It drops back down to the upper 90’s for the foreseeable future after that though.



Yes the girls are hitting the cement pond every day, thank god it's a dry heat... :smoke:


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:19 pm 
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95 and humid down here. It rained a bit this morning, too.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:57 am 
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Wellington's Forecast

Latest reading

Updated: July 28th, 23:45

Right about now: 12°C (53.6°F)

Max: 13°C (55.4°F)

Min: 8°C (46.4°F)

Wind: 19 km/hr. (11.8 mph)

Rain Today: 0.0

Humidity: 81%

Clothing: 25%

Today's Forecast

Mostly cloudy. Northerlies.

Monday's Forecast

Mainly fine, some evening cloud. Northerlies.

Stunning fake spring day today, the sun was blasting in and producing some genuine heat,
the wild life was out in force and going crazy.....


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:32 am 
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Still humid but down to the mid eighties near the coast with a nice onshore flow. Aahhhh.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:45 pm 
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These little fukkers...

Usually see 'em 2 - 3 weeks into August, but I saw a batch of them yesterday...
(Haven't seen any anywhere else though...)

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Here it is in the ferns, we've turned a corner...

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Pretty soon they'll all be fucked up like those three...

fuck

Good news for Mr. Ghost though...

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:35 am 
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That's just an album cover!

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Wowe...I'm suing for copyright infringement!

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The last week or so, NZ's been getting smacked from all directions, big dumps of snow for the ski bunnies huge seas of the surfers lots of rain for the farmers and hydro lakes, and just to keep you on you toes, black ice for the motorists.....

Wellington Forecast

Updated: August 10th, 10:30am

Cave Temp: a cozy 20.0°C (68.0°F)

Latest reading right here right about now, according to the man: 10°C (50.0°F)

Max: 12°C (53.6°F)

Min: 9°C (48.2°F)

Wind: 20 km/hr.

Rain Today: 0.0 (bucketing down as we speak)

Humidity: 80%

Clothing: 110%

Today's Forecast

Rain developing this morning. Possibly heavy and thundery from evening. Northerly developing, strong by the evening.

Sunday's Forecast

Occasional showers, chance heavy and thundery. Strong northerlies, easing by the afternoon.

Sunday

Max: 14°C (57.2°F)

Min: 8°C (46.4°F)

Monday

Max: 13°C (55.4°F)

Min: 7°C (44.6°F)

Tueday

Max: 13°C (55.4°F)

Min: 7°C (44.6°F)


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Beautiful days still, but Goldenrod's out...and I caught a tree doin' this...
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...some of it's buddies are startin' to slide too...

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Outlook bleak: Heavy rain, snow, thunder, big swell warnings for NZ
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© Image: NIWA + Weather Watch; Video: Weather Watch Bad weather is on the way.

Heavy snow, heavy rain, big swells and isolated thunder are expected to storm over New Zealand as a giant low-pressure system crosses the Tasman Sea.

"For the next three days, low-pressure systems will approach and pass across New Zealand," Weather Watch says.

"This will lead to heavy snow in the South Island mountains and hill county, heavy rain and isolated thunder into coastal parts of the western North Island and heavy rain around the South Island too."

Met-Service says the largest accumulations of rain are forecast between Christchurch and Dunedin, while Weather Watch warns 100mm or more of accumulated precipitation is partially expected until Monday.

After the weekend a cold blast will drive in big swells and cause temperatures to plummet.

"Wind-chill at times over the next few days will be tough on newborn lambs and calves," Weather Watch says.

Auckland and Northland are expected to be hit by up to six-metres of significant wave height (SWH) - the average height of the highest one-third waves - from Sunday afternoon to Tuesday morning on western beaches.

Six-metres or more of SWH is expected over Southland and Otago from Tuesday noon to Wednesday noon.

"Large swells will also build on Wednesday around Cook Strait and may affect some ferry services, but not yet locked in," Weather Watch says.

Snow is likely to fall down to 300m, with over a metre expected until Sunday at higher elevations.

"This snow event will likely have a big impact on travel down south this weekend, and Met-Service has issued eight road snowfall warnings for the South Island," Met-Service says.

http://www.msn.com/en-nz/news/national/ ... ocid=ientp


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Looks kinda windy.

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Outlook bleak: Heavy rain, snow, thunder, big swell warnings for NZ
Scott Palmer
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© Image: NIWA + Weather Watch; Video: Weather Watch Bad weather is on the way.

Heavy snow, heavy rain, big swells and isolated thunder are expected to storm over New Zealand as a giant low-pressure system crosses the Tasman Sea.

"For the next three days, low-pressure systems will approach and pass across New Zealand," Weather Watch says.

"This will lead to heavy snow in the South Island mountains and hill county, heavy rain and isolated thunder into coastal parts of the western North Island and heavy rain around the South Island too."

Met-Service says the largest accumulations of rain are forecast between Christchurch and Dunedin, while Weather Watch warns 100mm or more of accumulated precipitation is partially expected until Monday.

After the weekend a cold blast will drive in big swells and cause temperatures to plummet.

"Wind-chill at times over the next few days will be tough on newborn lambs and calves," Weather Watch says.

Auckland and Northland are expected to be hit by up to six-metres of significant wave height (SWH) - the average height of the highest one-third waves - from Sunday afternoon to Tuesday morning on western beaches.

Six-metres or more of SWH is expected over Southland and Otago from Tuesday noon to Wednesday noon.

"Large swells will also build on Wednesday around Cook Strait and may affect some ferry services, but not yet locked in," Weather Watch says.

Snow is likely to fall down to 300m, with over a metre expected until Sunday at higher elevations.

"This snow event will likely have a big impact on travel down south this weekend, and Met-Service has issued eight road snowfall warnings for the South Island," Met-Service says.

http://www.msn.com/en-nz/news/national/ ... ocid=ientp


PORN SKIPPING BUMP


Exceptionally rare warming above Antarctica may be affecting NZ's weather

Paul Gorman·14:45, August the 20th 2019

One of the southern hemisphere's rarest phenomena may be under way in the skies above Antarctica and could be driving New Zealand's stormy August weather.

Meteorologists are debating whether a sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) began earlier this month, putting a wobble into the polar vortex of westerly winds around the Antarctic and allowing freezing air to escape more easily and head towards southern New Zealand.

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Meteorologists are debating whether a sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) began earlier this month, putting a wobble into the polar vortex of westerly winds around the Antarctic and allowing freezing air to escape more easily and head towards southern New Zealand.

Whether one is or isn't already occurring, computer models are showing a much more significant winter stratospheric warming could begin in about 10 days or a fortnight.

Only two SSWs have ever been recorded in the southern hemisphere - a major event at this time of year in 2002 and a minor one in 2010. SSWs are more frequent in the northern hemisphere in winter due to land masses close to the North Pole.

Blue Skies Weather forecaster Tony Trewinnard told Stuff that an SSW forecast late last month had begun early this month and had now probably peaked, with temperatures in the stratosphere 20km or more above the Antarctic as much as 20 degrees Celsius warmer than the long-term average.

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research meteorologist Ben Noll told Stuff he was unconvinced that event was particularly significant, given the temperature rise was still short of the 25C threshold for a minor SSW determined by the Japan Meteorological Agency.

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Scientists are unsure what is happening in the stratosphere - the second layer of the Earth's atmosphere - this month. In this 2018 photo, the Fiordland College Space Programme's crew, led by teacher Christoph Zink, prepare to launch a helium balloon to rise 33km into the stratosphere from Manapouri.

A major SSW is defined as a warming of 30 to 50C at those heights, which is large enough to cause a reversal of prevailing winds through the atmosphere from westerlies to easterlies.

"Something potentially more interesting is signalled in the next 10 to 15 days, showing a warming of 40-50 degrees. If this were to occur, it would be more impressive than what has occurred so far this month in the stratosphere.

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Nacreous ("mother of pearl") clouds high in the stratosphere above Scott Base in the Antarctic play a role in the formation of the ozone hole (file photo).

"It is worth keeping an eye on over the next week or two. [But] being a keen watcher of winter in the northern hemisphere, I have seen a number of occasions where the forecast 10 to15 days in advance was too aggressive."

The winter 2002 SSW came ahead of an unusually warm and windy September, followed by the coldest October in 20 years.

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The March 2018 "Beast from the East" snowstorm blankets London. The reversal from normal westerly winds to bitterly cold easterlies across Europe was linked to a sudden stratospheric warming event over the North Pole.

The stratosphere is the second layer of the Earth's atmosphere, in which temperatures generally increase with height due to the concentration of ozone. It extends to about 50km above the surface, and starts at altitudes of between 7 and 10km over the poles and about 17km above the equator.

Below it lies the troposphere, the layer which contains most of the weather.

Major SSWs in the northern hemisphere have percolated down through the atmosphere and reversed winter wind directions, leading to frigid easterly winds and very cold, snowy winters across Europe, including the "Beast from the East" in February and March 2018.

Trewinnard said the current SSW appeared to be driving the country's unsettled weather.

"The impact of sudden warming high in the polar atmosphere is to 'knock' the polar vortex out of shape. Over time - it takes two to six weeks - the polar vortex gets a wobble, like a spinning top, and this allows cold air from the Antarctic continent to 'leak' out into the weather systems of the southern ocean.

"Eventually this affects New Zealand as depressions and troughs of low pressure, and cells of very cold air. This can make our weather colder and stormier for a period of a month or two.

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Snow arrives in St Ives in Cornwall, England, on February 28, 2018. The freezing weather conditions dubbed the "Beast from the East" brought snow and sub-zero temperatures to many parts of the UK and Europe.

"Generally this is looking like a stormy couple of months ahead, with frequent rainfalls, cold outbreaks, and windier than normal weather for the whole country.The periods likely to see the most impact from intense weather systems are the last few days of August and the very beginning of September, and again mid-September."

Noll said stormier than normal conditions were expected into September, "and it might even last longer than that".

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The first sunrise of 2008 at Scott Base, with nacreous clouds high up in the stratosphere - the second layer of Earth's atmosphere where ozone concentrations are at their peak.

But even with an SSW, it didn't necessarily mean New Zealand would "feel the full impact".

"That could be over South America, or even out over the oceans."


Stuff

https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/1150988 ... zs-weather


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:30 am 
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After a weekend of constant heavy rain the weather was quite settled in the city for most of today, as we speak it's blowing a gale and there's a low level thunder storm passing by a couple of k's to the North.....

Wellington's Forecast

Latest reading

Updated: September, 16th 21:05

Right about now: 14°C (57.2°F)

Max: 15°C (59.0°F)

Min: 11°C (51.8°F)

Wind: 33 km/hr. (20 mph)

Rain Today: 0.0

Humidity: 76%

Clothing: 100%

Today's Forecast

Cloudy. Strong north westerlies, rising to gale in exposed places this evening, gusting 120 km/h. (74 mph)

Tuesday's Forecast

Scattered rain, most likely during the afternoon, then clearing evening. Strong north westerlies, change to southerly in the afternoon.



NZ in for a thrashing as windy weather sweeps the country
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NIWA warns downed trees, power outages and "localised structural damage" are possible as wild weather sweeps the country on Monday.

A cold front moving across the South Island and lower North Island is forecast to bring strong wind, heavy rain and snow to low levels.

"The wind is forecast to gradually pick up on Monday afternoon, peak in the evening and overnight hours, and stay gusty throughout Tuesday morning," NIWA warns.

Met Service says the strongest winds are expected about the Canterbury high country, Marlborough, Wellington, Wairarapa, and the Tararua District, where strong wind warnings are in force.

NIWA's modelling highlights the areas with greatest risk for wind gusts over 100 and 120km/h, and therefore the "greatest risk for damage".

Heavy rain is also expected in Westland, Buller and the headwaters of the Canterbury Lakes and Rivers, and snow is expected to about 700-800 metres in Canterbury and Otago and as low as 400-500 metres in Fiordland overnight.

http://www.msn.com/en-nz/news/national/ ... ocid=ientp

Hopefully it clears up for Operation Fleetwood Mac, departure: 7:00am Wednesday September 18th


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Got a good rain overnight after weeks-months of 90 and 100 plus dry weather. Refreshing and good for the air quality and wildfire suppression. Northern California is on fire as usual this time of year.


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Wellington's Forecast

Updated: September the 22nd 22:07

Right about now: 12°C (53.6°F)

Max: 14°C (57.2°F)

Min: 10°C (50.0°F)

Wind: 44 km/hr. (27 mph)

Rain Today: 0.0

Humidity: 74%

Clothing: a (fake) summery 50%

Today's Forecast

Partly cloudy. Fresh northerlies.

Monday's Forecast

Cloudy periods. Scattered rain developing in the evening. Strong northerlies.


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