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Not quite summer yet!

Post by captainmaniac » Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:01 pm

(subtitle : I don't think I like you southern US guys!)

Just another reminder I saw today, that boating season in this part of the world is still a little ways away... Was gonna take a picture of this when I walked along the pier and didn't (frostbite was already setting in and I couldn't feel my fingers after 5 minutes out of the car), but found the same shot on Weather Network after I got home! Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, Ontario (Canada). With windchill today was the equivalent of -13F up here... (or -25C as we call it).

http://media.twnmm.com/storage/21697386/1085

Other shots from Weather Network: steam rising off the lake because the lake water (mostly frozen) is that much warmer than the air temp!
http://media.twnmm.com/storage/21697388/1085
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I need Summer NOW!

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Re: Not quite summer yet!

Post by prowlersfish » Tue Feb 17, 2015 6:30 am

Its nice down south , Its only 20 degrees and only 6" of snow last night ... and still snowing , I need to move farther south :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:



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Re: Not quite summer yet!

Post by mikeandanne » Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:18 am

Its hard to put a perspective on all of this weather,yesterday was 68 down here and today is 45..... Now I do remember when I was a kid in Burlington, the bay freezing over and people driving cars on it,ice boats etc......then for years no ice....dont know what all that means but when you look a the weather maps for the current snow coverage, they look like the historic maps of glacial ice coverage......come on SPRING....the ramblings of a guy freezing in Florida....Mike
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Re: Not quite summer yet!

Post by Allen Sr » Thu Feb 19, 2015 5:55 am

Its hard to put a perspective on all of this weather,yesterday was 68 down here and today is 45..... I will trade you my 1 degree for your 45 degrees! And I work outside in this mess. BTW I run a heavy duty wrecker and there are times I times I have to lay in this slop to hook up and pull driveshafts.
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Post by prowlersfish » Thu Feb 19, 2015 12:03 pm

Its a little cold down here . Not sure if I can get the boat out .
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Post by mikeandanne » Thu Feb 19, 2015 1:24 pm

prowlersfish wrote:Its a little cold down here . Not sure if I can get the boat out .
So that is a heck of a pic there......this begs a question, is that something you have seen there before or is that something new for your area...you are not thinking of going out in that I hope....Mike
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Post by captainmaniac » Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:26 pm

Headline : Niagara Falls : Frozen Niagara Falls Draws Tourists

150,000 US Gallons per SECOND and it is freezing up! The 'Canadian side' has 600,000 gallons per second, and it's freezing up too!

http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/19/travel/fe ... index.html

https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/sea ... mp=yhs-001

Oh yeah - gotta shovel out the driveway again tomorrow before the next storm dumps another 6" on the weekend... grrrrrrrrr

I gotta win a lottery and move south!

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Post by Allen Sr » Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:20 am

captainmaniac wrote:Headline : Niagara Falls : Frozen Niagara Falls Draws Tourists

150,000 US Gallons per SECOND and it is freezing up! The 'Canadian side' has 600,000 gallons per second, and it's freezing up too!

http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/19/travel/fe ... index.html

https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/sea ... mp=yhs-001

Oh yeah - gotta shovel out the driveway again tomorrow before the next storm dumps another 6" on the weekend... grrrrrrrrr

I gotta win a lottery and move south!

ProwlerPaul : sorry dude. I have NO sympathy for you!
Hey Captainmaniac Glad to see you have NO sympathy for him! The past winters he has taken his boat out and sent me pics of it........about time he gets a little dose of his own medicine..............ROFLMAO!
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Re: Not quite summer yet!

Post by prowlersfish » Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:41 pm

captainmaniac wrote:
ProwlerPaul : sorry dude. I have NO sympathy for you!

And yet you want to move south . Bring you shovel :P :P
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Post by captainmaniac » Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:06 pm

prowlersfish wrote:
captainmaniac wrote: ProwlerPaul : sorry dude. I have NO sympathy for you!
And yet you want to move south . Bring you shovel :P :P
Lake Havasu, Arizona (39F low - 79F high over the next 2 weeks).... somewhere in FL (55F low - 75F high over the next 2 weeks), ... if I am able to go south, I am going SOUTH! AZ may be more interesting - only a 3 hour drive to Scottsdale for the Barret Jackson auctions! Would love to go and pretend I can afford any of those cars!

Today, with wind chill, we hit -31F

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Re: Not quite summer yet!

Post by captainmaniac » Sun Feb 22, 2015 7:47 pm

Just in case it makes Sir Paul feel better... tonight with wind chill we are going down to -40. Doesn't matter if you are looking at °C or °F... At -40, THEY ARE THE SAME!

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Re: Not quite summer yet!

Post by prowlersfish » Sun Feb 22, 2015 7:57 pm

Yes too dam cold
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Re: Not quite summer yet!

Post by captainmaniac » Sat Apr 04, 2015 7:25 pm

OK. It's official. I quit.

Yesterday - 19C (66F) out. Right now, it's friggin snowing!
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