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Old 06-18-2016, 10:53 AM   #14461
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Thursday was 96, yesterday was 89, today is forecast 91, then starting tomorrow (Sunday - Father's Day) 97, 84, 94, 98. Most of those except the 84 are likely to top 100 on our thermometer that's in the shade on the north side of the house under the eave. They also include a possible thunderstorm each day.

Princess F - Winter lasts long enough as it is, no matter how warm it gets, summer is still better. The dry heat here (typical daytime humidity is about 20-25%) is more comfortable at 100 than 95% humidity at 85. At least when you perspire, it evaporates and cools you off. The key is maintaining good hydration.

I mowed and trimmed our half acre of yard on Thursday with the temps in the mid 90's in the shade and not a cloud to be seen (our thermometer hit 103). It actually was fairly comfortable, and I don't usually do heat well. We had dinner that evening with friends on their deck, which with a western exposure gets the full effect of the afternoon and evening sun, and even that was quite nice.
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Old 06-18-2016, 11:22 AM   #14462
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I wish I functioned well at temps over 70. I overheat easily, hydration is not the problem, poor regulation of body temp is. I've had several bouts of heat stroke because of this. It's 70 already and I need to go out this afternoon to an outdoor party, temps to get to 100. I'll be the one standing in the bucket of ice.
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Old 06-18-2016, 12:48 PM   #14463
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What is your weather like right now?

When it's over 75F, I try to always locate myself in or next to a body of water, be it pool, lake, or preferably, ocean.
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Old 06-18-2016, 01:57 PM   #14464
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Sounds like fried eggs on the patio surface every day for lunch, Cheryl. I would be the crabbiest person on the block if I had to deal with those temps. I don't remember if you have central A/C or not, but I sure hope you do! Don't melt...

Addie, stop hogging all those thunder-boomers and flashing of lightning. We didn't have so much as a drop of rain by us. Still very pleasant now in the upper-50s, but Himself just did a weather check from the front porch and said it's starting to get humid. Not looking to the mid-80s next week.
CG, there was one that was so close to this building, that even with my blinds closed, one flash of lightning lit up my room. And I still think someone must have got knocked out of bed by that clap of thunder that went with it.

Poor Teddy. My first thought went to him. He is so terrified on thunder and lightning. I will have to call Spike and ask him how is Teddy this morning. Spike only live two blocks from me. And yes, we got a downpour so loud you could hear it coming down through shut windows. It was a good soaking. I went out early this morning mainly to get some fresh air. The ground was soaked and puddles all over the place. But sure enough, the sprinklers went on right at the time they were set for.
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Old 06-18-2016, 09:38 PM   #14465
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Sounds like fried eggs on the patio surface every day for lunch, Cheryl. I would be the crabbiest person on the block if I had to deal with those temps. I don't remember if you have central A/C or not, but I sure hope you do! Don't melt...
Thanks, CG! Yes, I have A/C - everyone here does! It's not too bad - when I have to go out I go from an A/C house, to a garaged A/C car, to an A/C store. No more walks for me though until fall - unless I get up at 4 AM to walk which I'm not going to do. LOL
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Old 06-19-2016, 11:06 AM   #14466
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Forecast is for 100 today. I will be making country style ribs for 8 on the grill, under the intense Colorado sun at 4200 feet above sea level.
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Old 06-19-2016, 11:45 AM   #14467
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We are looking at temps in the high 70's today. I have the window open to let in any breezes. I have to put a roast in the oven later. I guess I will have to turn on the AC while that is in the oven.
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We are looking at temps in the high 70's today. I have the window open to let in any breezes. I have to put a roast in the oven later. I guess I will have to turn on the AC while that is in the oven.
With 8 people in the house, the AC will be going strong anyway, so I figured that it was better for just me to have to brave the heat (three of our guests are in their late 80's and 90's). That way I don't have to turn on the stove for anything. I'll do the beans out on the grill too, and the potato salad is already in the fridge.
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Old 06-19-2016, 01:19 PM   #14469
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84F right now. Time to shut up the house.
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Old 06-19-2016, 03:22 PM   #14470
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