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#177670 - 06/08/13 10:35 PM Anybody else broiling?
Rick_D Offline
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Registered: 01/06/02
Posts: 2928
Loc: NorCal
I ask because we're having the summer's (yeah, two weeks ahead of schedule) first heatwave--105 yesterday and 109 today. I celebrated with a bike ride at four o'clock. You know, just because. Telling myself it will pay off the first time I'm hauling up a south-facing midday climb to some godforsaken high pass.

The concept of late-spring floods is completely lost on me, but to you folks I can only say "keep dry."

Wish I were at 10k feet, not sixteen.

Cheers,
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#177679 - 06/09/13 06:53 PM Re: Anybody else broiling? [Re: Rick_D]
rockchucker22 Offline
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Registered: 09/24/12
Posts: 751
Loc: Eastern Sierras
In Bishop yesterday it was 104, luckily I was up at 20 lakes basin just over 10,000 feet and it was still almost 80!!
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#177681 - 06/09/13 08:10 PM Re: Anybody else broiling? [Re: Rick_D]
hikerduane Offline
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Registered: 02/23/03
Posts: 2124
Loc: Meadow Valley, CA
The always right Nat'l Weather said supposed to be 102 here, just outside Q, only 92, that was enough. Where I car camped yesterday by Bucks, it was warm, it was in the 80's or so I'm sure. A two beer day. smile Cooling way down starting Monday. Where I'm going bping next weekend, only shows around 59, but the low 42 at Sonora Pass.
Duane

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#177682 - 06/09/13 08:19 PM Re: Anybody else broiling? [Re: hikerduane]
Pika Offline
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Registered: 12/08/05
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Loc: Rural Southeast Arizona
It was 107 at our place the last few days. Cooled off a lot today; only 102. It gets hotter down in the valley, in Phoenix. I think it got past 110 there the last few days. As they say regarding snowbirds, " If you can't take the Arizona summers, you don't deserve the winters".
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#177685 - 06/09/13 11:51 PM Re: Anybody else broiling? [Re: Rick_D]
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Loc: NorCal
I knew some of y'all would relate; nothing about growing up in Seattle prepared me for wild temperature swings like this. Am pleased to note today's high was a whopping twenty-nine degrees below yesterday's. Weird, but I'll take it.

Cheers,
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#177687 - 06/10/13 12:02 AM Re: Anybody else broiling? [Re: Rick_D]
dcm579 Offline
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Registered: 06/08/13
Posts: 7
Loc: Sacramento Valley
North of Sac. We had 112 Saturday. Sunday 73

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#177760 - 06/11/13 11:05 PM Re: Anybody else broiling? [Re: Rick_D]
lostagain Offline
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Registered: 04/09/12
Posts: 48
Loc: DFW, Texas
10PM here in DFW and it's about 83* out. the triple digits are coming end of this week for us. Hopefully we won't have another year of 40+ straight days of 100+ heat.

But it's all relevant. I belong ot a FB page about Pugs (tha't my dog type) and one of the posters was in Maine and warning folks that those super hot 80* days were on the way! This on the day it was approaching 90 at 6pm for us. grin
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