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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:17 pm

neufer wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:43 pm
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Chris Peterson wrote:
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orin stepanek wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:52 pm

Crazy! All 4 seasons in one week! 🌦 💥 ❄️ ⛄️ 🌬
The new norm, I think.
Good music! :D
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Re: Weather!

Post by BDanielMayfield » Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:00 am

orin stepanek wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:14 pm
Chris Peterson wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:36 pm
orin stepanek wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:52 pm
Crazy! All 4 seasons in one week! 🌦 💥 ❄️ ⛄️ 🌬
The new norm, I think.
I think you're right! MAY EVEN GET WORSE; IF THAT IS POSSIBLE! :shock:
Not just possible, PROBABLE.
Just as zero is not equal to infinity, everything coming from nothing is illogical.

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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:32 am

BDanielMayfield wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:00 am
orin stepanek wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:14 pm
Chris Peterson wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:36 pm


The new norm, I think.
I think you're right! MAY EVEN GET WORSE; IF THAT IS POSSIBLE! :shock:
Not just possible, PROBABLE.
+1
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Re: Weather!

Post by geckzilla » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:26 am

Is that a sculpture out behind your greenhouse, Chris?
Just call me "geck" because "zilla" is like a last name.

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Re: Weather!

Post by Chris Peterson » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:36 am

geckzilla wrote:
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Is that a sculpture out behind your greenhouse, Chris?
Yes, it is. We have a pretty extensive sculpture garden, maybe 50 pieces outside and 100 inside. My wife is a sculptor, and we've done lots of trades with other artists, or just bought stuff we like. That piece is called Taurus, by the late John Sisko. A man gazing at the stars. Quite appropriate, and just outside my observatory (you can just catch the end of one of the roll-off roof rails at the far left of the greenhouse image).
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Re: Weather!

Post by geckzilla » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:25 pm

That's cool... Pat and I were down in Carmel-by-the-Sea earlier this year in the Before Times and were trying to find a statue or some art that suits us. Turns out that taste diminishes with multiples of thousands of dollars, though.
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Re: Weather!

Post by Ann » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:31 pm

Today was probably the last day of summer here in Malmö.

Kaffe och glass i Västra Hamnen 15 september 2020.jpg
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In the picture at left, I'm having a cup of coffee with some lovely pistachio ice cream, while a young mother is waiting outside with her twin babies in her twin pram.

In the picture at right, people are sunbathing and taking a swim in the waters of the Strait of Öresund.

Delightful. 26 C and only a faint breeze.

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Re: Weather!

Post by Chris Peterson » Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:56 pm

geckzilla wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:25 pm
That's cool... Pat and I were down in Carmel-by-the-Sea earlier this year in the Before Times and were trying to find a statue or some art that suits us. Turns out that taste diminishes with multiples of thousands of dollars, though.
Yeah. Luckily a lot of my wife's stuff sells in the multiple thousands or tens of thousands range, which allows us to do some pretty nice high end trades.
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Re: Weather!

Post by BDanielMayfield » Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:18 pm

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The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season doesn't even peak until September 10th, and Texas has already been affected by two. Granted, Texas has a long coastline, but there have been years when the entire US coastline wasn't hit by a single hurricane. Well, that used to happen occasionally. Don't bet on it now.

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Today (9/18/2020) three new tropical storms formed in the North Atlantic basin; Wilfred, Alpha and Beta! This is only the second time in the history of naming storms that they've had to use greek letters for storm names. Alpha has already hit Portugal, spawning a large tornado! Beta is likely to become a hurricane and affect both Texas and Louisiana. :cry: 2020 will undoubtedly go down in history as the most active hurricane season in the north Atlantic, since there are more than two months still to go. This is crazy weather, and proof positive of worsening climate change.

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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:14 am

Complete turnaround 20 degree drop; from hot to very cool, for next 6 days at least! :D I pray a cool trend with much needed rain for California!
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Re: Weather!

Post by Ann » Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:26 pm

Red autumn leaves on an overcast day.jpg
Rooks and jackdaws outside my window.jpg

Fall is here. Some bushes and small trees have red leaves already. And sometimes huge flocks of rooks and jackdaws fly outside my window as if they were starring in Hitchcock's The Birds. When the sky turns black from birds, that's a sure sign of fall here.

Jag i Västra hamnen 30 september 2020.jpg

At the same time, it is still summer. Here I am today in "Västra hamnen", one of the nicest parts of Malmö. You can't see it, but I'm enjoying a coffee and a lovely ice cream again. It was 18 oC in the shade, and it was so warm in the sun.

Next week the weather is supposed to change for real, and fall will roll in over us with wind and rain.

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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:53 am

Ann wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:26 pm

Fall is here. Some bushes and small trees have red leaves already. And sometimes huge flocks of rooks and jackdaws fly outside my window as if they were starring in Hitchcock's The Birds. When the sky turns black from birds, that's a sure sign of fall here.

At the same time, it is still summer. Here I am today in "Västra hamnen", one of the nicest parts of Malmö. You can't see it, but I'm enjoying a coffee and a lovely ice cream again. It was 18 oC in the shade, and it was so warm in the sun.

Next week the weather is supposed to change for real, and fall will roll in over us with wind and rain.

Ann
I know that's a street lamp; but what's that humming I hear? :mrgreen:
Oops; I cut too much out! :oops:
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One more ice cream for the road (before winter comes)

Post by Ann » Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:33 pm

One more ice cream for the road October 5 2020.jpg
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So today, October 5, was probably the last day of summer here in Malmö. The temperature was about 17.5 oC in the shade and it was relatively sunny 🌞 with a light breeze, as I was having yet another summery ice cream down by the waterfront in Västra hamnen.

Meanwhile in other parts of Europe... no, the terrible flooding in France, which you can see in the video at right, took place on October 2, or so I think. We are not going to have anything nearly as bad as that - in fact, we are going to have normal, boring no-fun-while-it-lasts weather, with strong but not destructive gusts of wind, and heavy but not destructive rainfall. 🌧 ☂️ But in any case, the lovely weather we had today is probably not going to return until next summer (or spring).

It was worth celebrating with an ice cream. Another one. 🍦

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