[at-l] Cold. Gonna get colder.

Steve Landis s.landis at comcast.net
Fri Jan 8 18:05:45 CST 2010


I can remember it getting down to 18° at Christmas in Ocala one year 
while visiting my family.  Glad I picked some oranges from Dad's trees 
while I was down this year.  I'm still squeezing them for breakfast but 
I'm sure those left on the trees are in danger of freezing.

Steve


On 1/8/2010 5:30 PM, bluetrail at aol.com wrote:
> Back in November I thought Central Florida was never going to cool down.
>   It was a miserably hot, humid, sticky fall.
> But now----the weatherman is predicting possible SNOW (or sleet) for
> early tomorrow morning in Central Florida. Of course, they're talking
> spritzes of snow, but still...... This past 10 days has been the longest
> cold spell I can remember since I moved her in 1967. We often get a day
> or two in the 40's over a winter, but almost a full week is amazing.
> Predicted wind chills tomorrow morning in the 20's, and a freeze warning
> to boot. High tomorrow 44 degrees; low tomorrow night 27 degrees.
> Sunday morning the plan is to leave the house at 7:15 to be at Blue
> Springs State Park when they open. The spring run is a big gathering
> place for manatees. They huddle into the 72 degree spring run to get out
> of the much colder St. Johns River. And we might take a little hike
> after we watch the manatees.
>
>
> Joan, in Oviedo, an FT Trail Town
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Landis <s.landis at comcast.net>
> To: AT-L at Backcountry.net
> Sent: Fri, Jan 8, 2010 11:10 am
> Subject: Re: [at-l] Cold. Gonna get colder.
>
> I believe it was in grade school that we learned the difference between
> weather and climate.  Probably time for a review.  Go read.
>
> http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/noaa-n/climate/climate_weather.html
> http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_ibOiZiau-CY/SpH5HkQSfHI/AAAAAAAABIo/5GTRNGnOd_Q/s1600-h/july2009temps+copy.jpg
>
> 1.5 inches at mid trail.
> Steve
>
>
>
> On 1/7/2010 7:00 PM,bror8588 at aol.com  <mailto:bror8588 at aol.com>  wrote:
>>
>>  Why do people jump on the bandwagon when some politico declares a
>>  crisis? The falsification of data that was revealed recently indicates a
>>  zeal to do something when there is no clear action supported by data in
>>  existence.
>>  The sky is not falling! This is not to say that we should not be prudent
>>  in our use of energy but the question is still, "Why jump on the
>>  bandwagon when the music is off key?
>>  Skylander
>>
>>
>>  -----Original Message-----
>>  From:camojack at comcast.net  <mailto:camojack at comcast.net>
>>  To: nightwalker at<nightwalker.at at gmail.com  <mailto:nightwalker.at at gmail.com>>
>>  Cc: at-l<AT-L at backcountry.net  <mailto:AT-L at backcountry.net>>
>>  Sent: Thu, Jan 7, 2010 6:35 pm
>>  Subject: Re: [at-l] Cold. Gonna get colder.
>>
>>  Global Warming. Ha!
>>  -"Camo"
>>
>>  ----- Original Message -----
>>  From: "nightwalker at"<nightwalker.at at gmail.com  <mailto:nightwalker.at at gmail.com>
>>  <mailto:nightwalker.at at gmail.com  <mailto:nightwalker.at at gmail.com?>>>
>>  To: "at-l"<AT-L at backcountry.net  <mailto:AT-L at backcountry.net>  <mailto:AT-L at backcountry.net  <mailto:AT-L at backcountry.net?>>>
>>  Sent: Thursday, January 7, 2010 11:57:44 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
>>  Subject: [at-l] Cold. Gonna get colder.
>>
>>  I will be down on the Chattooga River tonight. Wind chills are gonna be
>>  in the negative numbers. This is the South? Gee, whiz.
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