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Old 07-18-2013, 10:32 PM   #10491
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The wind has died down a bit and it has been raining, quite cold too
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Old 07-19-2013, 04:38 PM   #10492
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It's cooling off because we have a thunderstorm (very little thunder at the moment) and it is pouring. It's down to 25C, feels like 33C. I am appreciating the new AC. The house is still at 25C, but the humidity in the house is down to 55.

We have a severe thunderstorm watch and lightening alerts. 18 lightening strikes in my area since the disturbance started. The thunderstorm watch comes with warnings of possible high winds, hail, and tornadoes.
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Old 07-19-2013, 04:54 PM   #10493
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I love thunderstorms! (As long as I am not out in them of course.) We rarely get them here though.

Today, it was back to incredible blue skies, 30C/86f and a light breeze.
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:07 PM   #10494
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It's cooling off because we have a thunderstorm (very little thunder at the moment) and it is pouring. It's down to 25C, feels like 33C. I am appreciating the new AC. The house is still at 25C, but the humidity in the house is down to 55.

We have a severe thunderstorm watch and lightening alerts. 18 lightening strikes in my area since the disturbance started. The thunderstorm watch comes with warnings of possible high winds, hail, and tornadoes.
for the AC and lower humidity. for the weather warnings. Stay safe. My fingers are crossed that you don't lose power! You'd have a little problem with that AC keeping you cool.
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Old 07-19-2013, 06:17 PM   #10495
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for the AC and lower humidity. for the weather warnings. Stay safe. My fingers are crossed that you don't lose power! You'd have a little problem with that AC keeping you cool.
Actually, we did lose power for about 20-30 minutes. But it the house was already cooled enough to help.
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Old 07-19-2013, 07:44 PM   #10496
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for the AC and lower humidity. for the weather warnings. Stay safe. My fingers are crossed that you don't lose power! You'd have a little problem with that AC keeping you cool.

I should have spotted this earlier, but yes, absolutely ditto this! And I hope your power outage was a brief, one-off Taxlady!
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Old 07-19-2013, 07:47 PM   #10497
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Only going to reach 11c today, nice cold, rainy and windy one today
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Old 07-19-2013, 07:48 PM   #10498
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Katy, do you have air conditioning over there?

I ask because I have not known any English people that have air conditioning in their homes as it doesn't get "that" hot to make it worthwhile
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I should have spotted this earlier, but yes, absolutely ditto this! And I hope your power outage was a brief, one-off Taxlady!
It was a short outage, but I can't call it a one-off. It's the fourth one this month. As I mentioned somewhere, the forest fires in the James Bay area are wreaking havoc with the power transmission lines.

Well, the thunder is gone, for now. It is only raining lightly, but we more thunderstorm watches.
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Katy, do you have air conditioning over there?

I ask because I have not known any English people that have air conditioning in their homes as it doesn't get "that" hot to make it worthwhile

No air con in my flat. Just a big fan in my living room! (No air con in my car either!)

And you are dead right Kylie - the hot spell we are having now is VERY unusual. Mostly, we are concerned about keeping warm and dry!

So no, I don't know anyone with air con in their home.

My friend in Arizona once mentioned her "swamp" thing on her roof and I fell about laughing! Turns out it is some kind of air con thing! Who knew? Mind you, they really need AC in Arizona! Phew - is it hot there!
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