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Re: Forecast was right
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: Forecast was right
  • From: BONNIE_HOLMES <bonnie_holmes@comcast.net>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2010 01:32:44 +0000 (UTC)

You can find out on NOAA. Try here for a start: http://www.weather.gov/climate/ 

ETN Zone 7 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com> 
To: gardenchat@hort.net 
Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 8:20:52 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern 
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Forecast was right 

You're right Bonnie. We have two or three years of drought before we get a 
prolonged deluge. Wonder what a "normal" year is like? Hard to remember 
the last time we had one. 

On 1/22/10, BONNIE_HOLMES <bonnie_holmes@comcast.net> wrote: 
> 
> Agree. For example, the last eight years we have had drought, especially 
> severe 2006, 2007, 2008. This year we were over the norm for wet. Our 
> climate has historically been high in rainfall. It takes a lot of years 
> to establish climate. 
> 
> 
> ETN Zone 7 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI Johnson" < 
> cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> 
> To: gardenchat@hort.net 
> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 5:40:17 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern 
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Forecast was right 
> 
> Weather is not climate... 
> 
> Cyndi 
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf Of andreah 
> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 2:20 PM 
> To: gardenchat@hort.net 
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Forecast was right 
> 
> I concur. Global warming my a**. 
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf 
> Of aplfgcnys@aol.com 
> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 3:53 PM 
> To: gardenchat@hort.net 
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Forecast was right 
> 
> Ouch! Hope you can get that back in shape before the weather 
> getss good enough to garden. 
> We had a week of extremely cold weather, but very little snow- 
> not more than three inches. Now it's been back up into the 40s 
> for a couple of days - and very gloomy and overcast. I can stand 
> the cold weather better than the gloom - I find weather like this 
> most depressing. Rain is predicted for this weekend. My son 
> tell me it's not global warming - it's global weirding. 
> Auralie 
> 
> In a message dated 1/22/2010 3:46:22 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
> redfour@omni-tech.net writes: 
> 
> We get it here a few times in early winter, and then again in the early 
> spring. This past bunch of storms presented us with 3 episodes of "ice 
> fog", almost 30 inches of snow, and a couple of nasty ice storms. 
> Global warming my a--. Did, however manage to slip and fall down my 
> concrete front porch steps (5 of them) and suceeded in screwing up my 
> back and tearing the rotor cuff in my left shoulder. Great winter so 
> far, huh??? 
> 
> Donna wrote: 
> > This is the first year I heard news folks using the word, ice fog. 
> Basically 
> > it is an intense fog with limited to no visibility. But it sticks- 
> forms 
> ice- 
> > on everything. It is terrible to drive in, but looks very pretty on 
> the 
> trees 
> > (if you are close enough to see them in the fog) and when the fog 
> first 
> starts 
> > to lift. Every branch/twig has a very thin ice coating.. of course, 
> the 
> roads 
> > and every structure has it on there too... 
> > 
> > But it is weird to explain. It doesn't rain or like everything was 
> wet 
> and 
> > ice formed.... the fog basically froze to cause the ice. 
> > 
> > I am sure it is common somewhere... but not here before this year. 
> > 
> > Donna 
> > 
> > 
> > --- On Thu, 1/21/10, andreah <andreah@hargray.com> wrote: 
> > 
> > 
> > Date: Thursday, January 21, 2010, 6:36 PM 
> > 
> > 
> > What in the world is ice fog???? 
> > 
> > -----Original Message----- 
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf 
> > Of Donna 
> > Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2010 1:17 PM 
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net 
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Forecast was right 
> > 
> > Stay Dry and safe..... looks terrible out there by the news reports. 
> > 
> > Here, we are having ice storms. Had one last night and another 
> expected 
> > today, then snow later in the weekend. sigh. 
> > 
> > Last week we had ice fog. Something new around here, guess it is due 
> to 
> the 
> > global warming or something.... 
> 
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Pam Evans 
Kemp TX 
zone 8A 

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